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Is there some trend here?
When it says "static", what all elements of the site are being loaded?
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"Static" in this case refers to elements on a web page that do not change.
There is overhead in requesting a new page on a web-site. For example this page's url:
Refers specifically to this page and can be linked from other web-sites and it will serve up content specific to this page.
Instead of completely generating a new page with every request, some of the elements on the page are assigned to a separate web-server to serve, thus freeing up CPU cycles for more users.
What are SSI?
SSI (Server Side Includes) are directives that are placed in HTML pages, and evaluated on the server while the pages are being served. They let you add dynamically generated content to an existing HTML page, without having to serve the entire page via a CGI program, or other dynamic technology.
The decision of when to use SSI, and when to have your page entirely generated by some program, is usually a matter of how much of the page is static, and how much needs to be recalculated every time the page is served. SSI is a great way to add small pieces of information, such as the current time. But if a majority of your page is being generated at the time that it is served, you need to look for some other solution.
Using something like LiveHTTPHeaders you can see exactly what's loaded from where.
Static content refers to elements on a web site that are static, or that do not change.