Planktos enables websites to serve their static content over BitTorrent by turning users into seeders. That means that users viewing a website with Planktos are also serving the website to other users. This allows website owners to significantly reduce hosting costs for static content, scale in real-time without provisioning more web servers, and prevent user impact during an outage. Planktos works in vanilla Chrome and Firefox (no browser extensions needed).
Installing Planktos into a website is as simple as including the Planktos
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install.js script and using the Planktos command line interface to bundle the website's static files into a torrent. For typical use cases, Planktos is designed to work out of the box, and for more specialized use cases, Planktos has a very simple interface for customization.