Google Page Speed - What exactly is it?

Making websites more speedy will make them easy to load and display. So here comes the solution with Google Page Speed.

Page Speed is an open-source Firefox/Firebug Add-on. Webmasters and web developers can use Page Speed to evaluate the performance of their web pages and to get suggestions on how to improve them.

Page Speed is a tool used to improve the performance of web pages — it’s a Firefox Add-on integrated with Firebug. When you run Page Speed, you get immediate suggestions on how you can change your web pages to improve their speed.

Page Speed automatically optimizes images for you, giving you a compressed image that you can use immediately on your web site.

It also identifies issues such as JavaScript and CSS loaded by your page that wasn’t actually used to display the page, which can help reduce time your users spend waiting for the page to download and display.

Page Speed’s suggestions are based on a set of commonly accepted best practices that we and other websites implement.

By using Page Speed, you can:

  • Make your site faster.
  • Keep Internet users engaged with your site.
  • Reduce your bandwidth and hosting costs.
  • Improve the web!