Google takes speed into consideration as important metric to rank the websites in search engines. Most of the bloggers already know about the importance of having fast loading site/blog.
If you’re looking on how to increase the blog speed, than you might want to check out James post - 8 Things You Can Do to Speed Up Your Site and Get More Traffic in 2012.
Today, I’m going to list 5 tools that will help you in checking the speed and performance of your blog.
1. Which Loads Faster
Which Loads Faster is a fun way to spread the word that web performance matters. It’s about friendly competition and about testing in everybody’s browser, not just ones that have nice performance tools already.
2. Ping Dom
Iwebtool gives you the option to compare up to ten pages in same time. You also can check homepage, categories or posts loading time with just one click.
4. Google Page Speed
Google Page Speed is an open-source tool to check the Page Speed online and to evaluate the performance of their web pages and to get suggestions on how to improve them.
5. Free Website Performance Test (BrowserMob)
This is a free tool to check the website speed and performance by BrowserMob, a company that offers website load testing and monitoring service, gives you a ton of information about your web page speed such as average load time, total page weight and number of page objects.