Increasing page speed is one of the parts of SEO. It is very important for valuable visitors, because when a visitor comes to visit your site he/she expect that the site is loaded easily. A visitor may back when your site to take large time to load or open the page.
Accordingly Yahoo, 80% of a website page’s load time is spent downloading the different pieces-parts of the page like images, stylesheets, scripts, etc. An HTTP request is made for one of those elements, so the most on- page components, the longer it takes for the page to render.
The quickest way to improve website speed is to simplify your design.
· Streamline the number of elements on your web page.
· Use CSS instead of images whenever the most possible.
· Harmonize multiple style sheets into one.
· Decrease scripts and set to them at the bottom of the webpage.
Your most target is a server response time as possible as less than 200ms (milliseconds). And if you follow the rules in this content, you are well on your way to achieve this.
Google recommends to you using a website application monitoring solution and checking for bottlenecks in performance.
Then tap into those resources:
· Yslow-to evaluate your website’s speed and get tips on how to increase performance.
· Google’s PageSpeed Tools- to learn more about your website performance best practice and automate in the process.
WYSIWYG resources made it easy to build a website page, but they sometimes create miss code and that can slow your site considerably.
Since every unexpected parts of code add to the size on your website page, it is very important that you alleviate extra spaces, line breaks, and indentation in your code so your web pages are as lean as possible.
It also helps you to minify your code. Recommendation of Google are here:
To minify HTML code, you can use PageSpeed Insights Chrome Extension to originate an optimized version of your HTML code. Run the analysis against your HTML webpage and browse to the ‘Minify HTML’ rules. Click to get the optimized HTML code.
CSS is the necessary style on your web page. Comprehensively, your site accesses to this information in one of two ways: put in an external file, which loads before your webpage renders, and inline, which is inserted in the HTML document itself.
The external CSS is loaded in the head of your HTML code that is looking like this:
<!—Your styles –>
<link rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css” media=”all” href=http://yourURL/style.css />
Inline CSS is nested in your page’s HTML code and looks like this:
Generally, an external style sheet is preferable, because it reduces the size of your code and creates fewer codes repetition.
More Tools: CSS Delivery Tool – It is tells you how many external stylesheets in your site is using.
Using too many plugins slow your website. Make sure create security issues, and often cause crashes and other technical difficulties.
Deactivate and delete any unnecessary plugins. Then alleviate any plugins that slow your site speed.
Try selectively disabling plugins, then measuring server performance. This way you can identify any plugins that harm your website speed.