17: Links to LoBand Guides Online

A “LoBand” website is a website with very simple architecture and designed for users with low bandwidth connections.

Aptivate Top10 LoBand Guidelines
Aptivate has a lot of good suggestions for low bandwidth websites. I agree with most of the things they say but their motive seems to be making information accessible to third-world nations. That is a worthy goal, but not the objective of LoBand websites.

Low-Bandwidth Design
Speed Up Your Site: Web Site OptimizationThis article summarizes the most important considerations when designing a low-bandwidth website. This is a good overview of LoBand benefits and shortcomings.

BMO: Guidelines for Low Bandwidth Websites
There are two very good reasons why creating small websites (sites requiring minimal data download to see and use) is something everyone should consider: usability and global accessibility.