Google’s Pending Speed Update Will Reward Faster Sites

Google has a new page speed update that is set for release some time in the month of July 2018. This update is designed to help web pages that load faster to be found more easily in Google. Google’s John Mueller recently said that means that small changes to improve the loading speed of a page or document will help those pages rank higher in Google.

Image compression and other page speed techniques like LazyLoading, Deferring Javascript, and Minification are now more important than ever.

There are various tools you can use to test the time it takes for a webpage or document to load and to investigate the reasons why. Some of our favorites are: