What Is Page Speed Optimisation?
Page speed optimisation is the process of speeding up individual web pages to make visitors and website crawlers see the page faster.
A websites page speed score is determined by the amount of time it takes for a webpage to load. A page’s loading speed consists of many factors, like the server of the website, page file size and image compression.
How Is Your Websites Speed?
A websites speed is an important ranking factor for search engines! Are you aware of your current website speeds?
Search any page URL with the page speed testers below and check your performance. You should be aiming for grade A, Anything less means you should be improving your websites performance.
What Does A Page Speed Grade Contain?
First Contentful Paint
The First Contentful Paint is the time it takes for the first text or image to be seen.
The Speed Index is how quickly all the contents of a page are visibly loaded.
Largest Contentful Paint
The Largest Contentful Paint is the time it takes for the largest text or image to be seen
Time to Interactive
The Time to interactive is the amount of time it takes for the page to become fully interactive meaning you can click on links and scroll.
Total Blocking Time
The Total Blocking Time is the first contentful paint and the Time to Interactive is added together if the task length is more than 50 milliseconds.
Cumulative Layout Shift
Cumulative Layout Shift is the amount of movement your website has, This is when elements are still loading and changes the layout of the page.
Page Speed Audit
We will start by creating a page speed audit of every page on your website.
Implementing A CDN
Implementing a caching solution makes visitors access your page quicker by storing a small snapshot on the server or browser.
Optimising Media Sizes
We will reduce image sizes while still remaining the best quality making your page size even smaller to improve load times.
Moving To Another Host
Sometimes a hosting providers server is just not fast enough! If this turns out to be the case we will happily move you.
Our Other SEO Services
On-Page SEO is done by optimising different parts of your website to change your search engine rankings. For example, adding your keyword to the page title and headers.
Off-page SEO focuses on increasing the website authority of your domain from links on other websites. This helps to build your website and brands trust on search engines.
Technical SEO helps search engines crawl and index your site more effectively. A technical SEO example is speeding up your website so it renders faster.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Enable a cache solution
- Optimize image sizes
- Use a CDN
- Reduce redirects
- Remove render-blocking resources
- Leverage browser caching
- Improve server response time
A CDN is an abbreviation of content delivery network. A CDN is a delivery network that servers media to users that are from a different location to your server. It helps save load time by serving the media on a server closer to that location.
Yes, Google includes page speed into their ranking algorithms.
Companies have even said Google will index your page slower if you have slow loading speeds as they don’t want to make it slower with crawlers.
Site speed plays a ranking factor in googles algorithms. If you have a slow website google reduces the number of crawlers it sends to your site.