Top 5 Free Online Tools To Check Website Loading Time
Website loading time is very important part of SEO and good user experience, If your website loads fast then it help to search engine crawler to index your website fast. because if your website load time is less then search engine crawler can crawl/follow more pages in less time. In today’s post I’ll show you how to check your website loading time with top 5 free online tools. These free tools not only show you, your website loading time but also give you best optimisation tips.
1. Google PageSpeed Insights
PageSpeed Insights measures the performance of a page for mobile and desktop devices. It fetches the url twice, once with a mobile user-agent, and once with a desktop user-agent.
PageSpeed Insights checks to see if a page has applied common performance best practices and provides a score, which ranges from 0 to 100 points, and falls into one of the following three categories:
Good: The page applies most performance best practices and should deliver a good user experience.
Needs work: The page is missing some common performance optimizations that may result in a slow user experience. Please investigate the recommendations below.
Poor: The page is not optimized and is likely to deliver a slow user experience. Please prioritize and apply the recommendations below.
GTmetrix gives you insight on how well your site loads and provides actionable recommendations on how to optimize it.
GTmetrix Report gives you the full picture on how your site loads and helps you detect where bottlenecks are.
Key features include:
* PageSpeed and YSlow scores and Recommendations
* Page Load Details (time, size, number of requests)
* Various Analysis Options
* Waterfall, Video and Report History
3. Pingdom Website Speed Test
Pingdom offers cost-effective and reliable uptime and performance monitoring for your websites. We use more than 70 global polling locations to test and verify our customers’ sites 24/7, all year long. With Pingdom you can monitor your website’s uptime, performance, and interactions for a better end-user-experience. Your customers will thank you.
* Examine all parts of a web page
* Performance overview
* Performance grade and tips
* Trace your performance history
* Test from multiple locations
* Share your results
4. Sucuri Load Time Tester
How fast is your site? You can test here the performance of any of your sites from across the globe.
This test measures how long it takes to connect to your site and for one page to fully load. A very important value to pay attention is the “time to first byte”, which gives us how long it took for the content to be sent back to browser to start processing the page. If you are using a CDN (Content Delivery Network), your connection time may be low, but if the time to first byte and total time is also not low, it will not give you much in terms of performance.
Run a free website speed test from multiple locations around the globe using real browsers (IE and Chrome) and at real consumer connection speeds. You can run simple tests or perform advanced testing including multi-step transactions, video capture, content blocking and much more. Your results will provide rich diagnostic information including resource loading waterfall charts, Page Speed optimization checks and suggestions for improvements.