Google Page Speed Report Comes to Webmaster Tools

Dec 3, 2009 - 9:23 am 6 by

Like all you know, page speed with be a ranking factor in Google in 2010 and if you didn't believe it until now, maybe Google adding a page speed report to Google Webmaster Tools will convince you of that.

I figured I show you detailed screen shots of how slow this site is, using this tool.

As you can see from the chart below, this site is slower than 86% of the other sites on the Internet. The chart does slow slight improvement, but clearly, I need to clean things up here - quick.

Google Webmaster Tools - Page Speed

Then Google shows me example load times for specific pages on my site:

Google Webmaster Tools - Page Speed

Then Google offers speed suggestions:

Google Webmaster Tools - Page Speed

I can drill down deeper on a specific page to see exactly what is suggested:

Google Webmaster Tools - Page Speed

Figured I slam my own site over someone elses - why not.

Forum discussion at Google Webmaster Help and WebmasterWorld.

 

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