Best Tools for Testing Website Speed & Performance

Website Speed Test

Best Tools for Testing Website Speed & Performance

by
Harry Bartlett

Google has ratcheted up the importance of website download time and ranks it higher than other factors such as how easy a site is to use. For more qualified traffic, make sure your site is fast.

“53% of mobile site visits are abandoned if pages take longer than 3 seconds to load.”
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Test your site with Pingdom.

 

And Google’s Lighthouse which will also evaluate your site based on SEO, coding best practices, accessibility, and mobile. Download the extension.

These are arguably the 2 best tools for evaluating the performance of your website. If your site is slow or underperforming, learn more about how to optimize the speed of your website.

About the author

Harry started Bartlett Interactive in 1998 and focuses on integrating best practices in branding, user experience design, Internet marketing and technology to increase the value of an online presence.
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