According to Google, the old tool provided suggestions without context on how the website/pages performed in real world, making it difficult for webmasters to figure out when and what to implement based on the suggestions. This time around, the new PageSpeed Insights tool will use data from the Chrome User Experience Report, which will make sure that the analysis is more in tune with real world data. … [Read more...] about Google Updates Page Speed Insights Tool!
5. WP Fastest Cache When you get a visitor on your site, the system uses a lot of RAM and CPU, which means that the page is rendered slowly. A plugin that is used by over 200,000 people now and has managed to receive amazing reviews on WordPress.org, WP Fastest Cache works by creating a static HTML file, making multiple users reach the same static page rather than having the page render repeatedly. … [Read more...] about 10 Best WordPress Plugins to Improve Page Speed
Image credit to ShutterstockThere has been some confusion around page speed recently, espesially around the new Speed Update coming in July. In short, the new one in July, will for the first time, introduce a separate page speed score of some sorts for mobile. Before Google only looked at desktop page speed. Now, Google will look at both desktop and mobile. … [Read more...] about Google Page Speed Uses Desktop Or Mobile Based On Searcher
We know it will use real Chrome user data, which the revised page insights tool from Google has told us already. But John, at least how I am hearing it, makes it sound like it is not only going to be about really really slow sites suffering but maybe - just maybe, different levels? … [Read more...] about Upcoming Google Speed Update Will Look More Closely At Page Speed Variations
Remember, this update only impacts the slowest pages - so I wouldn't get too worked up about the Speed Update. But that doesn't stop SEOs from obsessing about the little details and no one would suggest anyone not to work on making their web pages faster. … [Read more...] about Google Says Pick One Testing Tool For Measuring Page Speed