Check Site Performance With Chrome PageSpeed Insights Extension

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We already know a fast loading site gets tons of visitors than a slow loading site. We already do lots of work to make fast our site. But do we know how fast our site or shall we fully optimized our site according to readers.

Google has a site – PageSpeed Insights by which you can check how much your site is optimized. It also helps you how to optimize more & increase the performance of your website. By PageSpeed Insights all works are done automatically.

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PageSpeed Insights covers different aspects of page load optimization:

  • Optimizing caching — keeping your application’s data and logic off the network altogether
  • Minimizing round-trip times — reducing the number of serial request-response cycles
  • Minimizing request overhead — reducing upload size
  • Minimizing payload size — reducing the size of responses, downloads, and cached pages
  • Optimizing browser rendering — improving the browser’s layout of a page
  • Optimizing for mobile — tuning a site for the characteristics of mobile networks and mobile devices

 

If you are a Google Chrome Browser

user, you can enable PageSpeed Insights extensions.

 

Install PageSpeed Insights Extensions.

After installation a new icon will be added in Chrome toolbar.

 

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How To use PageSpeed Insights:

  •  Open Chrome Developer tools by selecting the Wrench menu at the top-right of your browser window, then select Tools -> Developer tools.

 

  • In the Chrome Developer Tools pane, click the Page Speed tab to switch to the PageSpeed Insights panel.

 

  • Navigate Chrome to a web page, and click the red ANALYZE button to run PageSpeed Insights. Remember it will start analyzing the open page only not whole site. So suppose you want to check your site (for example, www.techdesighn.com) Open the main site then click ANALYZE button.

 

Also Read: Pagerank & Alexa Toolbar Extension For Chrome Browser

 

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Pavan September 17, 2012 at 9:59 pm

Installing this plugin right away. Will report back about this page insights plugin very soon.
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Pavan September 17, 2012 at 10:03 pm

Works Pretty well. It comes handy as I don’t need to log in into my Google Analytics. I guess same kind of plugin was only available for Mozilla.
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Ahsanul Karim September 17, 2012 at 11:23 pm

yes..you don’t need to go official PageSpeed Insights site every time. By this extension all can be in a single click. I will also discuss next time how to monitor your site with PageSpeed Insights Mozilla addon. Thanks for sharing your review :)
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Techboy Rocky @ Latest Mobile Reviews September 18, 2012 at 12:31 am

Thanks Ahsan for letting us know about chrome pagespeed insights extension. I really didn’t knew about it and will definitely check my site performance using this tool…
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Ahsanul Karim November 24, 2012 at 8:01 pm

I hope by checking your site speed with this tool, you’ll definitely get more visitors
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anshul September 20, 2012 at 11:22 am

Hi karim!
informative blog.
thanks for giving the information about pagespeed insight.i like your suggestion.
thanks to joining this.

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katherin@email mailing lists September 20, 2012 at 1:00 pm

Loading speed is important for a website.i will install and check it.thanks for sharing an useful post with us.

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Guppu Boss September 20, 2012 at 6:51 pm

Nice suggestion I always like short cuts. I use firefox will search an alternative to this in google thanks
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Ahsanul Karim November 24, 2012 at 8:03 pm

Hi Boss,

I have not used any Firefox plugin yet to check site loading speed. Can you suggest me which plugin is best.

Anyway, thanks for sharing your thought :)
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Hareford Wesley September 21, 2012 at 12:52 pm

This PageSpeed Insight looks really good. I bet it can make optimization really fast and efficient especially for those who are just starting out. To those of us who knew it for quite a while, this new insight would also help us get to the top.

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Manoj@smartphone price September 23, 2012 at 10:28 am

Thanks for this verey useful plugin
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Ahsanul Karim November 24, 2012 at 7:58 pm

Welcome :)
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shiwangi @ web apps November 24, 2012 at 3:54 pm

Hey Ahsan, thanks for sharing such a useful information about this plugin. I guess I must right away install this plugin in my Chrome.
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Ahsanul Karim November 24, 2012 at 7:57 pm

Hi Shiwangi,

I am glad that you find the post helpful.

PageSpeed Insights Chrome Extensions is very important for webmasters. It shows your site Page loading Speed as well as show how to improve loading speed & fix the little bug. We all know that now Google give priority on site loading speed too to get good SEO rank
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Shemul September 23, 2013 at 7:13 pm

is there anything for Firefox?

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