Questions tagged [page-speed]

Page-Speed normally refers to the time it takes for a web-page to be presented to a browser in a "fully loaded" state.

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Prerendering vs. loadtime optimization

While loadtime optimization we turn many adjusting screws, which all have different efficiency and need different afforts. Is it not better to prerender all, or most important, pages and to guarantee, ...
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How to ensure image search optimization when hosting on a content delivery network?

To improve my websites' user experience, I want to optimize site speed, as well as search engine ranking. Google stated that Improving web speed can benefit ranking in search engine results, but apart ...
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Preload webfonts with format/url variants?

PageSpeed Insights complains that I should preload important assets, which I already do for CSS (http header Link: </assets/css/myfile.css>; rel=preload; as=style). However, the complaints are ...
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SEMRush reports a high html-to-text ratio, what is optimal for SEO?

If I am creating or maintaining a website so for the SEO or page experience point of view: What memory size of text will be comparable to HTML code (for example: text should be 52kb and HTML should ...
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Will Google use field or lab data for ranking sites with core web vitals performance metrics?

Starting in May 2021, Google will begin using their Core Web Vitals metrics to inform search ranking. Will they will use field or lab data as the source of these metrics? Our site scores well on field ...
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Google Page Speed Insights shows zero cumulative layout shift with lab data, but poor CLS with field data

Lab data, as well as online analysis tools show my site to have 0 cumulative layout shift (CLS) issues in mobile and desktop versions. However, Google field data is showing 0.30 CLS issues, (Critical, ...
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Can I put Google Adsense and Analytics at the end of the page instead of the beginning?

I wrote a very fast website that scored 99% on GTMetrix and PageSpeed Insights. Then I added Google Analytics and Google Adsense to the site, adding the scripts to the head section, as advised by ...
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Chrome dev tools reports “Stalled' and ”Initial connection" under mobile mode only

One of my static pages(generated by Hugo) is loading slow on mobile mode, but the exact same page was fine on desktop mode. (google page load speed desktop score 97, but failed Core Web Vitals on ...
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Is it worth using next generation image formats with only partial browser support for SEO?

We are building a website for a client and we are trying to make it as SEO optimized as humanly possible and the question now is how to deal with images. Here is an example of pagespeed result: It ...
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Site speed using web fonts - Self-hosted vs Google Fonts etc

Whilst looking for the right solution for me, I have been looking at the question here Using fonts on websites: Webfonts vs downloaded fonts, and one of the answerers states: The information given to ...
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How to measure processes in Total Blocking Time in Google PageSpeed?

I am trying to measure specific TBT as outlined in Google's documentation The Total Blocking Time (TBT) metric measures the total amount of time between First Contentful Paint (FCP) and Time to ...
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PageSpeed reports that Google Analyics is “unused Javascript” when installed by GTM

I'm setting up a new Drupal 9 site. I have added Google Analytics via Google Tag Manager. I'm using Universal Analytics and these are my tags: Track link clicks Track page views Track scroll depth ...
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Slow Wordpress site speed with Bluehost [closed]

I’m having some trouble with my site speed and I cannot figure out how to fix it. My website is jakesmathlessons.com. It is set up on Wordpress and I use Bluehost for my hosting. I have done the ...
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FCP issue: longer than 3s (desktop)

I am facing speed issue in google search console Although my site speed is considered good as shown from multiple speed tools Google Lighthouse Gtmetrix I have requested to validate this issue ...
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Why does Google, in it's Page Insights tool, advise to use WebP images which don't work in all browsers?

I recently swapped all of the images on my web with WebP compressed images and the Page Insights score got as high as 97. However, I found out my page doesn't work on IE, Safari and Firefox (all other ...
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Speeding up loading time of large html file [closed]

I am hosting a static web page, which you can visit at nswcorona.imfast.io. It is a very large index.html file with many elements (displaying geo-data), and takes about 10-15 seconds to load. I am new ...
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Lazy Loading Images and Source Code

I have a question in regards to lazy-loading. To improve our site speed, we would like to convert all the images on our website to be lazily loaded. My question is since the images that are lazily ...
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Not Hiding but REMOVING content for mobile

I understand using media queries and display:none to hide content for mobile. The problem is that the content still downloads. I found this older post that has a similar issue, but hoping for more ...
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Pagespeed - Render Blocking Resources [closed]

I know there are a few questions on this but I was wondering where I can actually see the scripts that are blocking rendering. Pagespeed Insights will provide a few scripts and CSS, but is there a ...
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Benefit of Add Image By URL in wordpress?

In wordpress we can add image by three method. 1.Upload, 2.Media Lib. and 3.Insert image url. my question is, what is benefit of SEO when you choose 3 option(Insert image url). because i use 1st ...
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PageSpeed Insights error Lighthouse returned error: NO_FCP from rendertron

I have a single page application and therefore am using rendertron for dynamic rendering as recommended by google. Everything appears to be working well. All URL's are available to google from the ...
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Pagespeed Insights reports that Google Analytics is blocking main thread in page load

I'm chasing page speed, partly as proof that getting 90%+ is consistently achievable. My main issue now is Google Analytics. In the below example, it's loaded via Google Tag Manager, so there's just ...
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GTmetrix says Statcounter slowing website, any benefit to removing its code?

A few years ago, I installed Statcounter code on my website. It's at the end of pages, just before body tag. It loads asynchronously. When I check my pages on gtmetrix, it states that there are 2 ...
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How does Google judge page performance if audience is from one specific region & server is also in same region

I want to know how does Google Judge page performance, let us our server are located in India as our audience is from India and page speed over all is fine based on FF developer tools & Chrome .. ...
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How can I determine if my site speed is affecting my conversions?

I need to convince my team that our load times are way too high. Load times for the /cart is around 10 seconds and load times for individual pages are around 6 seconds. I've seen all the studies about ...
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Why does Google Pagespeed have two different meaurements for First Contentful Paint (FCP)?

I'm auditing the speed of some top pages on my site, and want to collect load time data so I can compare in the coming months. I'm using PageSpeed Insights to measure my pages, but I'm confused ...
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Can I Prevent Adsense Loading For GoogleBot?

I have been working on lots of performance updates to my site and I have gotten pretty much every page type to load in under 2 seconds. Most single post pages are coming in at around 1.5 seconds.When ...
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Avg Page Load time is 0.00 for pageviews > 100 in a week and its higher for p.v. <100 in a week

Some of the pages in my client's website are with pageviews > 100 in a week, although the Avg Page Load Time is 0.00 sec and if PageViews < 100 in a week, although the Avg Page Time is displayed. ...
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How can I improve performance score website in the gtmetrix? [closed]

I test my web with gtmetrix. The result like this : I want to improve grade of add expires headers, compress component with gzip and all recommendation which has a bad grade How can I do it? ...
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Add Expires headers in GTmetrix

When I test the performance of my website via GTmetrix.com it says that there are 2 static components without a far-future expiration date. and listed below links. https://www.googletagmanager.com/...
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Error with all pagespeed test tools [closed]

I'm trying to reduce my pagespeed loading time However all tools I try to use give an error. Google pagespeed insights gives a backend error, pindom tool just says it does not work and webpagetest....
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For SEO which should I use faster performing A records, or can I use CNAME?

It occurs to me, that hosting a website on www.domain.com will result in duplicate, unnecessary DNS lookups if www is a CNAME and not an A(AAA) Record. If the CNAME points to another CNAME, things ...
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SEO-Being penalized by Google Fonts

I'm using a font that is in Google Fonts on my site and I'm importing through css: @import url('https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Montserrat:100,300,300i,400,400i,600,600i,700,800,900'); The ...
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Does improving the page load speed decrease user session duration?

My website loaded in 10 seconds, then I improved the site's performance. I introduced a cache, minified files, and compressed images. This reduced the load speed to under 2 seconds. Is this why the ...
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What are the disadvantages of having all your images lazy loaded?

That would increase the amount of requests but also improve the webpage speed loading time. Google just advice to avoid to downloading offscreen images as part of the initial page load, but what are ...
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Does wordpress give a disadvantage to your page speed score?

I have a website for instance that only contains the default "Hello World" and other headers and internal links as it is a new wordpress installation. It uses the Twenty Nineteen theme which I believe ...
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What does it mean to have “Web browser is waiting for data from the server” high on a speed test site. I have 21560.1s in wait time? [duplicate]

The web page took 22792 ms to load, used 119 requests, and weighed in at 1.7 MB. The Google Page Speed performance grade for this web page is 70/100. I'm looking to decrease my load times, but am ...
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What is “resources” in Google Chrome Develper Tools Network Section?

My page is 1.4MB in size (Calculated by GTMetrix). When I checked with developer tools, I can also confirm that in "transferred" indicator in Network tab. (image below) However I don't understand ...
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What is 'User Time' in web page speed tests?

I am running a few tests on my site's speed using https://webpagetest.org. I noticed a metric in there called 'User Time'. Tried Googling and looking through the site documentation but could not find ...
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Reduce CloudFlare Wait Time

I installed CloudFlare as a test to one domain on my server, supposing it would be quicker. But it's not. The waiting time (I think, otherwise known as time to first byte) has gone up considerably. ...
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Wordpress Site Loading Speed to Slow: 8.13s [closed]

My wordpress website is extremely slow on loading the page. It's takin 8.3 seconds from Frankfurt sometimes more. I am using Bluehost and I have heard it's slower but this seems too much... You can ...
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Suggestion to improve slow Wordpress page

So The website on the company I work on, has issues with delayed homepage loading times. Obviously I suggested to remove a few features from the first page, but I am afraid that all the included ...
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Comparing Page Load Time

How can I save (for a later use in comparison) the page load results totals in chrome`s network panel. The totals are displayed on the status bar but I didnt find a way to save it. Is there a better ...
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Will premium DNS speed up TLS/SSL?

I'm trialing out CloudFlare (which I only want for speed optimisation). I'm guessing I should wait a bit longer to test the true benefits, due to propagation. One thing I can't find out is if such ...
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Pagespeed not compressing images

Original image bart-had-a-groove.gif size is 753.43 KB. Processed image bart-had-a-groove.gif.pagespeed.ce.gB3ARqAHA8.gif size is still 753.43 KB. Mods used: pagespeed DisableRewriteOnNoTransform ...
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Server wait period after DNS lookup is way too slow

I'm trying to optimize the speed of my portfolio site as much as possible, which considering its a static website shouldn't take much. I'm using cloudflare to manage my DNS, DigitalOcean's droplet to ...
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If I change a Wordpress Theme then will it result in Performance and Page Loading Speed Improvements?

My wordpress blog is running on a very advanced, powerful and e-commerce capable theme. The issue is, this theme is packed with hundreds of DOM classes, Javascripts library and multiple CSS files. ...
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How much critical CSS can be inlined before there is a negative performance impact?

I've heard that to avoid render-blocking issues, it's good to inline critical CSS directly in the <HEAD> tag by including the actual CSS in <STYLE> tags, and then load the rest of the CSS ...
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Template or flat file for CMS?

So it looks like most CMS uses templates, like WordPress or ghost or all other CMS uses templates. But we can still see some flat file CMS on the market. So what's the difference between them? Is ...
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Why is serving cached content to logged in users against recommendations?

I am keen to get some more information on cached pages. I currently have a store through wordpress/woocommerce and use hummingbird to cache pages. On of the options is to opt to serve cached pages ...

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