Slow websites can be a pain, both for the user and the developer. Sometimes the slower website speed is inevitable because the script is bloated, but even so, there are still tricks to speed things up.
Use CSS sprites, seriously
Sprites work by combining multiple images into one main file, and then using CSS’ background-position to move the part of the larger image you want into view. This cuts down on the number of requests the browser makes, thus gives … show me the rest