When logging in to an Appian instance with a web server, for the first time or after the browser cache has been cleared, users connecting from small or slow networks may notice a long page loading time. A network capture will display large file sizes which correspond to long component loading times.
An example network capture on small connections with large file sizes may display:
When logging in to Appian with a slow or small connection for the first time or after the browser cache has been cleared, several files are downloaded as part of the user interface for Appian. For subsequent logins, these files are cached and will be served from the browser cache which improves the page loading time.
To address the size of the browser files which are downloaded when connecting from small or slow networks, consider the following:
This article applies to all versions of Appian.
Last Reviewed: September 2022
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