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How Fast is Your Website?

How Fast is Your Website? | Your eyes can deceive you! It is hard to replicate the loading speed of your website on desktop and especially hand-held devices.

You must take into account the following:
Your machine speed (your computer or device)
ISP speed (your connection to the Internet through COX, Verizon, Comcast and others) See: The 7 Best Internet Speed Test Sites
Browser type (Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari)
Browser cache (how many times you have visited a website using the same browser)
Router cache (how many times you have visited a website over the same connection)

From your stand point, your website is loading just fine; though 90% of the time it is not, therefore as a result it only appears to ‘YOU’ that your website it is loading fast.

Fixing a website that is loading slow takes the following factors into consideration:

Speed Rules
Avoid landing page redirects
Enable compression
Improve server response time
Leverage browser caching
Minify resources
Optimize images and CSS Delivery
Prioritize visible content
Remove render-blocking JavaScript
Use asynchronous scripts

Usability Rules
Avoid plugins < this is for all you Word Press users out there!
Configure the viewport
Size content to viewport
Size tap targets appropriately
Use legible font sizes

Below is the link to the Google PageSpeed Insights tool!
https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/

Don’t be discouraged if you have a low score. Take a deep breath, read the analysis and do the research. If you rather not tackle this yourself, consult your webmaster or contact website professionals at VISIONEFX.

Full list of speed tools below:

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

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