7 Effective Website Speed Testing Tools

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Page speed has now become one of the most important factors of SEO. Nowadays, if you don't want to lose your visitors then you need to have a fast loading website. There are number of factors that affect the website loading speed. Today we have listed some of the great tools that you can use to optimize your website loading speed.

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Here are 7 Effective Website Speed Testing Tools to check the performance and page loading speed of your website.

1. Google Page Speed

Online Google Page Speed Test

Page Speed Online analyzes the content of a web page, then generates suggestions to make that page faster. Reducing page load times can reduce bounce rates and increase conversion rates.

2. Firebug

Firebug Browser Extension

Firebug integrates with Firefox to put a wealth of web development tools at your fingertips while you browse. You can edit, debug, and monitor CSS, HTML, and JavaScript live in any web page.

3. Yahoo! YSlow

YSlow Speed Tester

YSlow analyzes web pages and suggests ways to improve their performance based on a set of rules for high performance web pages.

4. Web Page Test

Web Page Test

Run a free website speed test from multiple locations around the globe using real browsers (IE and Chrome) and at real consumer connection speeds.

5. HTTPD Watch

HTTPD Watch

HttpWatch integrates with Internet Explorer and Firefox browsers to show you exactly what HTTP traffic is triggered when you access a web page. If you access a site that uses secure HTTPS connections, HttpWatch automatically displays the decrypted form of the network traffic.

6. MySpace Performance Tracker

MySpace Performance Tracker

MySpace’s Performance Tracker is a browser plugin that help developers to improve their code performance by capturing and measuring possible bottlenecks on their web pages.

7. Website Speed Test

Website Speed Test

Check how fast a web page loads. If too slow, you should consider optimizing contents or change hosting server.

You are most welcome to suggest any additions to this list. You can use the comments box below to make any suggestions.

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