I've posted previously about why page load speed is so important so I won’t retread those steps here. Suffice to say… it's a VERY important consideration for optimizing your blog for search. Today I'm going to focus on using Google's free tool to measure it. I'll cover how to use Google PageSpeed … [Read more...] about How to Use Google PageSpeed Insights
If you've been asking search engines what First Contentful Paint is, you've probably been checking your page load speed in Google's PageSpeed Insights (PSI) tool recently and are a bit confused! Don't panic because I'm going to explain precisely: What First Contentful Paint is.How it impacts … [Read more...] about What is First Contentful Paint in Google’s PSI Tool?
If you've recently tested your page load speed using Google's PageSpeed Insights (PSI) tool you might have had a nasty surprise. There are several factors that contribute to slow page load. One of them (Ensure text remains visible during webfont load) is VERY easy to get over. Firstly I'll … [Read more...] about Ensure Text Remains Visible During Webfont Load
I'm kicking off today with a description of how to run a page load speed test on your site. This has been a very important subject for me during SideGain's first month so I'll set the scene for you to explain why! I launched SideGains around 30 days ago on 26th June 2019. As you can imagine I've … [Read more...] about The SideGains Page Load Speed Test
If you're like me you've put a great deal of effort into building your website, writing content, formatting images and publishing posts. You may have also worked hard configuring your site and tweaking all your content for SEO. But what if your site is slow? Page load speed is such an important … [Read more...] about Why is Page Load Speed Important?