Best Tools to Check Website Speed

Website speed is a crucial factor both for search engines and for users. No one will love to browse a website that makes them wait some minutes to load even a single page. Just like that, search engine bots also don’t like such pages. So, the search engines automatically reduce the trust and ranking of these pages by putting them lower than the pages which have good page speed in search results.

To solve this problem on your website, you have to check your website speed frequently and want to take necessary actions to solve them. So, we listed some of the best tools that you can depend to check the page speed score of your website. Apart from just showing the page speed score, they will instruct you how to fix the loading problem of your pages. So that you can fix them by following those guides.

1. Sucuri

Sucuri is the best on the list with the unique features it providing. The things are much better than other tools on the internet. It tests loading time from multiple places at the same time by providing the results from various servers placed all over the globe. It will also show the results like the time to load the first byte that helps us to determine the server response time. But, the Sucuri is only available in Premium version starting from $16.66 / month. If you don’t have that much budget, we recommend moving on to the following free tools.

2. GTMetrix

GTMetrix is the most recommended free tool to check the page speed of your website. It will give you a definite idea about the web pages by listing the problems that are causing the load. It will also break down the web pages as CSS, Images, Javascript, HTML, etc… to provide a better result regarding the page speed.

3. Pingdom

Pingdom is another good tool to check the web page load time. It will do all things that the others does and additionally it can also test the external scripts that take more time to load. You could also check the complete website to determine the overall website speed. Pingdom will list each content that loads on the page and users can sort them out to understand which element loads the page more.

4. WebpageTest.Org

WebpageTest.org is also a free page speed test tool. Once we input the website URL to the test box and submitted, the test will be added to the queue, and the results will be visible after process completed. You could either leave the page or stay there to get the results. Once the process is completed, it will show you almost all details regarding the web page.

5. Google Pagespeed Insights

Google PageSpeed Insights is a Google product that helps to find out the page speed score. The results will be shown both for the mobile and desktop devices, and you can also find the user experience score there. It is the most simple method to find out the page speed score of your website.

In this article, we listed the top 5 tools to check your website speed. You could choose any one of them as they are all having common features and gives accurate results. So, make sure your pages are fast enough.

Muhammed Swalih is a Blogger by profession who also has a great taste in Web Development, SEO, Graphic Designing, etc.
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