Website Speed Test With Google PageSpeed Insights Tutorial

Website Speed Test With Google PageSpeed Insights Tutorial

In this tutorial I want to show you to do a website speed test with the Google PageSpeed insights tool that you can use for free.

With this tool you can see how a website is performing according to Google standards. It will also give you tips on how to improve the score.

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Go to Google PageSpeed Insights tool

Go to Google and search for Google speed test.

Here you will see these results popping up and the first and second one are links to the Google Page Speed insights tool.

Google speed test search results

Enter URL for website speed test

Once the page has loaded you can enter any URL in the field.

As you can see, I have used the URL of my own website and then you can click on analyze.

Enter URL to analyze website Google speed test

Now it will take a couple of seconds to analyze it and after that you can see the results for the given website.

You can select the score for your website on mobile devices and for desktop.

Google Speed Test results PageSpeed Insights

View suggestions to improve website speed test score

Scroll down to see more information about all the results.

You can see that the main improvement is for this is the largest contentful paint.
I will create another video in the future to show you how you can optimize it to the maximum with a paid plugin.

Tip: Click on this link to learn how to get a high Speed Test score only with the free SG Optimizer plugin. I’ll show you all the settings and give you tips for the best score!

website google speed test stats

You can watch the video tutorial on YouTube over here in which I’ll explain everything in more detail. Make sure to smash thumbs up and subscribe to the channel, I would appreciate it very much!

If you want to do a quick website speed test and you have SiteGround web hosting, then you can do a Speed Test with the SG Optimizer plugin in the WordPress dashboard.

It is also important for SEO to have a mobile friendly website. In this tutorial you can learn how to use the free Google Mobile Friendly test to analyze your website.