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What Is A Google PageSpeed Test?
Other Useful Website Optimization Tools

Google PageSpeed Test

What Is A Google PageSpeed Test?
Other Useful Website Optimization Tools

What Is A Google PageSpeed Test?

Developers mostly use Google's PageSpeed Test to test and tweak a site to run faster and smoother. It can identify problems that are potentially slowing the site down on both mobile devices and desktops. And in most cases, it will also give tips on how to fix any problems it finds.

Identifying problems and optimizing your site has become even more important since most sites online today are dynamic. They don't show the same static content all the time and to all visitors. The content is always changing, and it can change depending on who visits the site.

A lot of the content delivered is driven by a database. As databases grow and more things are added to the site, they could become damaged or not want to play nicely with other databases and scripts running on your site.

Luckily, there are many tools available that can help pinpoint what's causing the hold-up. Some of them include:

Below you can see Google PageSpeed in action. Notice that not only does it identify potential problems, but it also gives you suggestions on how to fix them.

Other Useful Website Optimization Tools

These useful tools are great for cross-referencing and comparing checks, confirming website issues are accurate among multiple checks.

Written by Hostwinds Team  /  December 13, 2016

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