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Page Bandwidth In

This report displays the incoming bandwidth for pages on the site. Website developers can use this report to identify the pages that will need the most optimization on incoming bandwidth. High utilization scores in this section are typically due to very large amounts of form data or viewstate, but can also be attributed to pages that allow file uploads. Note: If your site is based on ASP.Net, the pages in this page should be examined to see if viewstate can be reduced.

Regarding "Severity" - this is a calculated field that is based on the impact of the measured result (e.g., page load time) multiplied by the number of pages affected, then normalized across the entire result set. In general, Severity can be used as a way of making responsible decisions about the impact your site is having on the server and to avoid making unnecessay optimizations. For example, pages with high load times that are accessed infrequently may have lower serverity than smaller pages that are hit much more often. In this case, there's no reasone to optimize the higher load time page as it has less impact on the server.

Note: This report can be added as a report item to a custom report. For more information on report items, refer to Understanding Report Items.

For a definition of the terms listed on this page, please refer to the Glossary.