Page Speed Service by Google is an online service that speeds up loading of your web pages. The Page Speed Service is an addition to Page Speed Family which the Google introduced two years ago to suggest website developers and webmasters on ways to improve website loading time. The page speed service can improve the speed of the page by almost 25% to 60%.
Benefits of page speed service
- Suggests services to help webmasters in applying effective measures to speed up their websites. Tells of the problematic stuff that needs improvement.
- Fetches content from servers, rewrite the pages using best web performance best practices and provide them to end users as suggestions for improvement.
- With Page Speed Service you need to think about compressing images, concatenating CSS, gzipping resources, caching. These minor tweaks could improve website speed big time.
- Images can be optimized and scaled.
- Page Speed service also provides suggestions to mobile sites. Helps them in improving website performance.
To use this service all you need to do is to register and add a new DNS CNAME record to your domain. It is available to limited number of web developers for free and it will be available for everyone after the trial period at competitive prices.
How does Page Speed Service work
It is a process driven by Google’s power of automated technology. The service fetches the content from your website it resides on, rewrite the pages, optimize them as per the established best practices and then provide them to the visitors faster than ever before. The load time will also depend on factors like content, browser, bandwidth and factors that influence website loading time.
Being a webmaster, improving website loading time is an important factor for better search engine results but also it’ll improve online presence. Page speed service by Google will eliminate the problems of higher bounce rates, less number of visitors turning up to your website or loss in the business if your website is a business website. If you are webmaster or a website owner, you must know well how important it is to have a website that performs fast
Google recently released the chrome extension of page speed.