Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Google Speed Champion

Google made official earlier this year that website load time impacts Google Rank. In other words, the longer it takes your page to load, the lower rank you will receive from Google. They also went a step further to help site owners see which add-ons and elements are slowing down their sites. Now it’s simple to test out your website and find out what is slowing down your site. Test yours now!

The Infographic below examines 3 popular site elements, Toolbars, In-Text Ads and Social Buttons and how they are affecting your speedy ways. Read on for some practical tips to keep your site in the fast lane. Keep in mind the following points before reviewing the Google Page Rank Race Infographic below to improve your overall speed and search ranking for your own websites and blogs:
  • The longer it takes to your page to load, the lower rank your page receives
  • Higher Page Rank = More Google Traffic
  • More Concise Code = Faster and more pleasant browsing experience
  • Javascript can greatly slow down the speed and performance of your web site