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WEBSITE SPEED TESTING

Website Speed Testing | Your eyes can deceive you! Because it is hard to replicate the loading speed of your website on desktop and especially hand-held devices. Therefore you must take into account the following.

CHECK YOUR COMPUTER OR DEVICE

Your machine speed (your computer or device). For example, you might have a device with an older processor. At the same time, your device may not have enough RAM. To illustrate, a computer running software such as Word, Point Power, Excel, and Outlook requires adequate RAM. Most important, web browsers also require RAM. Therefore it may be necessary for you to close some programs to free up your RAM or system resources.

CHECK YOUR INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER

On the other hand, your Internet Service Provider or ISP connection to the Internet might be slow. For example, you might have ISP service through COX, Verizon, Comcast, and others. First, check with your service provider to see if there are any connectivity issues on their end. Consequently, you can perform internet speed tests from the comfort of your home or office. Please see The 7 Best Internet Speed Test Sites.

CLEAN-UP YOUR WEB BROWSER

Many of us use one or more of the following browsers. Specifically, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apples’ Safari, and others. Consequently, over time, your web browser accumulates a cache of links, images, and scripts as you visit websites overtime. As a result, this can cause your web browser to load slow. Please read, How to clear your browser cache.

RE-BOOT YOUR ROUTER

In like fashion, your Internet router accumulates cache memory as you visited websites over time. Therefore a reboot can fix internet connectivity issues and slow connections. Moreover, this is one of the major troubleshooting options available to you at home.

OPTIMIZE YOUR WEBSITE

Website speed optimization has become a huge factor in website ranking. For example, a slow loading website will not rank as well in Google compared to a similar website that loads fast.

There are several online tools you can use to evaluate your website. For example, see our full list of speed testing tools below. Most importantly, do not consider a speed testing score as the end-all-be-all measure of your website’s success. To begin with, speed is not the only measure of a successful website. To illustrate please read The Website Wow Factor.

However, do not be discouraged if you have a low score. First, take a deep breath. Second, read the analysis, and do the research. Finally, if you rather not tackle this yourself, consult your webmaster or contact website professionals at VISIONEFX.

FULL LIST OF SPEED TOOLS

Google Mobile Friendly Test
https://search.google.com/test/mobile-friendly

Google PageSpeed Insights
https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/

GTmetrix
https://gtmetrix.com/

Pingdom
http://tools.pingdom.com/fpt/

KeyCDN Speed Test
https://tools.keycdn.com/speed

WebPageTest
http://www.webpagetest.org/

Varvy Pagespeed Optimization
https://varvy.com/pagespeed/

UpTrends
https://www.uptrends.com/tools/website-speed-test

dotcom-monitor
https://www.dotcom-tools.com/website-speed-test.aspx

PageScoring
http://www.pagescoring.com/website-speed-test/

Yellow Lab Tools
http://yellowlab.tools/

Google Chrome DevTools
https://developer.chrome.com/devtools

Sucuri Load Time Tester
https://performance.sucuri.net/

Pagelocity
http://pagelocity.com/

YSlow
http://yslow.org/

PerfTool
https://github.com/devbridge/Performance

ABOUT VISIONEFX

VISIONEFX provides services to businesses nationwide. Our services include web development, complex web applications, and exceptional web maintenance services.

Our company believes the relationship with you does not stop the day after your application goes live. In other words, we strive to remain the touchstone for everything ‘Web’ related. In the same way, we are all about having a long-term partnership to help you navigate the changing digital landscape.

We are a Virginia based company serving web site customers nationwide from 9:00 AM to  7:00 PM Monday through Friday and Saturday from 10 AM to 7:00 PM Eastern standard time.

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