How to deal with a large file

Discussion created by erikfernandez on Aug 22, 2013
Latest reply on Sep 2, 2013 by ernosson
I've got a large shapefile (lots of polygons) that I've uploaded to an arcgis online map. I am then embedding the map in our website. Due to the large number of polygons it draws slowly. Is there a way to speed that up?  Maybe converting the shapefile to an image?  Suggestions much appreciated.