If you want to improve website performance and at the same time boost performance in search engine results, focus on speed.
What do we mean by speed?
How to check Page Load Speed
There are some great free tools you can use to check how fast your pages load when visitors browse your website.
We find the following particularly useful.
- YSlow Browser Add-on.
- GTmetrix Performance Reports.
You will find links to these and more at the following link.
How you can improve website performance
If your website serves a target audience in one country, it makes sense to host the website close to where the audience is.
Doing so will minimise latency (time taken for content to travel from server to visitor's web browser).
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