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I need to know how can I measure exactly my data transfer for a webpage that I am building. Can someone explain it in detail?

Also I need to know which server provider is good for my needs, I am building a webpage like Facebook, with a lot images and that kind of things.

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If you're building a website like facebook, ask one of your few hundred programmers, maketers, etc. –  Daisetsu Jul 1 '10 at 20:44
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@Daisetsu, really? Not a useful comment at all. @Enrique The second half of your question is off-topic according to the site FAQ. Please consider editing it out of the question. –  heavyd Jul 1 '10 at 21:19
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@heavyd: it is kinda funny tho. have you ever met a marketroid who can measure data transfer speeds? hahahahahaha! –  quack quixote Jul 2 '10 at 2:48
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I'm not 100% sure what you're after, but if you want to know how much a web browser needs to download to view one of your webpages, then check out yslow, a firefox add-on that works with the excellent firebug. That will show you in a nice graphical way how much is downloaded, how that's split up into different files, and the difference between when your cache is primed and empty.

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I should mention that Chrome has this functionality built-in with its Developer tools. –  digitxp Aug 25 '10 at 4:00
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