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It's Official: Google Now Counts Site Speed As A Ranking Factor. WebPagetest - Website Performance and Optimization Test. WebPagetest - Comparison Test. Turndown information for PageSpeed Service - PageSpeed Service. Following the deprecation announcement on 5th May, PageSpeed Service was turned off on 3rd August.

Turndown information for PageSpeed Service - PageSpeed Service

If your site is showing the PageSpeed Service error page, you must remove your site from PageSpeed Service. Project Shield customers If you are using PageSpeed Service through Project Shield you should already have been provided with migration instructions. If you need additional help, please contact project-shield-support@google.com for assistance. Removing your site(s) from PageSpeed Service Any site using PageSpeed Service will display the error page above. Please see our detailed instructions for how to migrate away. Alternatives to PageSpeed Service If you wish to continue enjoying many of the performance benefits of PageSpeed Service, the same Google PageSpeed technology is available in a number of alternative packagings which you may wish to consider using. Provider Hosted PageSpeed Many web hosting providers already integrate PageSpeed. Server side modules Apache Nginx Apache Traffic Server. WebPagetest - Website Performance and Optimization Test.

Massive Testing Differences Between WebPageTest.org and Other Tests. The difference I see is in the content download, in the webpagetest the is taking some time to download and some files are downloaded after that.

Massive Testing Differences Between WebPageTest.org and Other Tests

The file is about 1Mb and the webpagetest is a chrome browser simulating on a cable internet connection. Thus it has more latency and lesser bandwidth. 5362Ms over 1073KB = 200 KB/sec = 1,6 Mbps. The cable according to specs is 5Mbit down / 1Mbit up with 28Ms latency. It was a bit on the slow side, I dont know if the webpagetest site extracts existing latency to a website or it just adds the 28Ms. The GTmetrix does the 1MB = 1073KB in 731ms which would be 1,4MB/sec = 11Mbit/sec. The pingdom would be like an 24Mbit connection. I would test with another webpagetest location or at a different time of day. Be warry that when sites that test your website speed show nice results this does does not mean your site is fast, it depends on how the test are performed.

How Loading Time Affects Your Bottom Line. Page loading time is obviously an important part of any website’s user experience.

How Loading Time Affects Your Bottom Line

And many times we’ll let it slide to accommodate better aesthetic design, new nifty functionality or to add more content to web pages. Unfortunately, website visitors tend to care more about speed than all the bells and whistles we want to add to our websites. Additionally, page loading time is becoming a more important factor when it comes to search engine rankings. Next week we’ll post our complementary article: “Speed Is A Killer – Why Decreasing Page Load Time Can Drastically Increase Conversions” to elaborate more on this topic. For now, please enjoy and share the infographic below. View an enlarged version of this Infographic » Click here to download a .pdf version of this infographic. Why you Shouldn’t Care About Google PageSpeed Insights. As a website owner, you know your site needs to be fast.

Why you Shouldn’t Care About Google PageSpeed Insights

You’ve read all the articles about how to make WordPress faster and which plugins to install to accomplish this. You’ve probably added a caching plugin, hopefully WP Rocket, and now you want to know how much benefit you’re getting. So you head over to Google PageSpeed Insights, because that’s what all the articles tell you to do, and enter your URL. You’ll be presented with a grade and a list of recommendations from Google and at that point, you might be dismayed: “What are all these red and orange warnings??” After adding caching to your site, you might be expecting that your PageSpeed grade will be near-perfect. A lot of customers ask us why their PageSpeed grade isn’t higher, or they assume that because it didn’t increase a lot, it must mean WP Rocket isn’t making their site faster.

The simple truth is this: How to Achieve 100/100 with the Google Page Speed Test Tool. Google PageSpeed Insights - Scoring 100/100 with WordPress. Running speed tests with tools like Google PageSpeed Insights, WebPageTest, or KeyCDN’s site speed test are always a good way to help gauge your website’s performance.

Google PageSpeed Insights - Scoring 100/100 with WordPress

While these metrics can be very helpful it is also important to keep this data in perspective. While they can provide valuable information to help optimize your website, don’t forget about perceived performance, specifically the user’s experience. With that being said, see how we easily achieved a 100/100 score with WordPress and Google PageSpeed Insights. Don’t Obsess Over the 100/100 Metric. How To Speed Up Your WordPress Site ? A Complete Guide. Is your WordPress site slow ?

How To Speed Up Your WordPress Site ? A Complete Guide.

If yes, we need to work on that. Ohh and if your website loads pretty quickly, can it be made even quicker – Every millisecond literally makes a difference.