Have you ever wondered how fast your site loads? Do you know what your industry standard load time is? A fast site means information delivered to your customers quickly. The faster your Site loads the shorter the wait for the customers.
There are many ways to check the site load speed. We use a couple of tools that are proven to be the industry standard.
These two seems to be the most accurate in speed test tools available online for free. Using them is a breeze just load up the target and scan the website you need-to test. It will give you an insight into your website speed and what the industry standards are.
If you are able to get a page Speed score of “A” (90%) then you are at the top of your game. Any thing else means there are major Improvements you can make. A week a go this website took more than 28 seconds to load up. We had neglected this site for such a long time as we were busy with helping our clients get maximum results. Finally, we decided to get to the bottom of it.
As it shows about we have gained some major improvements with regards to – Time to the first byte, On load time and fully-loaded time. All this was achieved without changing hosting providers or doing major changers to the architecture of the website. The look and feel stayed the same way but the load time got smaller.
As indicated the page size remained the same through out it was the optimum size. However, on most occasion, we can save a lot of time by optimising the images and compressing the images and other code on the site.