How to reduce Shape file size + Generalize the map

Discussion created by VinayBa on Mar 12, 2014
Latest reply on May 13, 2016 by ppapadopoulosmarathondata-gr-esridist

I am using world countries shape file provided in arcgis website , we have to use it our application. The problem is it has data around 8MB but the loading this much data in browser hangs the system , so i want to reduce data to 300kb-600kb can anybody help me  with this , this map has extremely level of details i just want world countries with visible boundaries please help/