How to speed up your website

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If you want to improve website performance and at the same time boost performance in search engine results, focus on speed.

Do so when you choose a hosting provider and when you perform your duties as website administrator.

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.

Read more: Useful links to help check Page Load Speed.

How you can improve website performance

Focus on SPEED to improve website PERFORMANCE when you:

Geographic Location

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).

The alternative is to use a CDN or Content Delivery Network.

PERSONAL & LOCAL Joomla! CMS Support

We coach, help and support managers with responsibility for Joomla! websites in organisations across Cheshire, Manchester, Merseyside, North West England & the UK.

Read more: WYNCHCO Joomla! CMS Support.