With recent discussions about Google taking Page Speed into account for search rankings, we thought this very, very short little video on how to tell what’s slow on your web site might be helpful.
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Google’s Webmaster Tools Labs section includes a Site Performance section. The numbers it reports can be wildly inaccurate but the recommendations can be useful, some not. Enabling gzip compression for example can give a decent speed improvement. Dumbest suggestion award goes to:
“The domains of the following URLs only serve one resource each. If possible, avoid the extra DNS lookups by serving these resources from existing domains:
Okay, this is good stuff. Now, is there anything built into WordPress that can help us with this?