Google: Keep Site Speed Below 2-3 Seconds

Nov 29, 2016 • 7:42 am | comments (19) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization
 

Google's John Mueller actually gave a legit number, which he normally doesn't do, around site speed. He said on Twitter that he'd recommend you keep your HTTP load speed less than 2 - 3 seconds. In fact, he even recommended the webpagetest.org tool for measuring this.

Here are the set of tweets:

So I guess you all have a benchmark now in terms of your load time.

What if you are 5 seconds? I doubt it will hurt your rankings.

Forum discussion at Twitter.

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