LoadFocus Releases Free Page Load Time Chrome Extension

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LoadFocus today announced the release of its Google Chrome extension as the newest addition to their testing platform. LoadFocus’s Chrome extension allows users to run free website speed tests and see what’s slowing down their websites. They can monitor changes over time for each page and get advice on how to reduce page load times, see… Read more »

Enable gzip compression on NGINX

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During Speed testing of your website or web application using LoadFocus (https://loadfocus.com/website-speed-testing) on the Advice section you might get the tip that you need to enable compression like in the image below:     Compressing responses often significantly reduces the size of transmitted data. Because the compression happens at runtime this can add a big… Read more »

Why enable compression on your server ?

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During Speed testing of your website or web application using LoadFocus (https://loadfocus.com/speedtests) on the Advice section you might get the tip that you need to enable compression like in the image below:   The question is why and how do you do that ?   The response to the why is that enabling gzip compression… Read more »

Website speed test comparison between the landing pages of the most important car producers in UK

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Today we are going to website speed test the landing pages of the most important car producers and sellers in the UK.   First tested site: UK website of Audi manufacturer Next tested site: UK website of Vauxhall manufacturer   Next tested site: UK website of Ford manufacturer   Next tested site: UK website of Land Rover manufacturer… Read more »

How to load test or website speed test an application on localhost using LoadFocus

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When do you need to load test or measure the loading time of your application on localhost: before you deploy your application the first time and assign a public IP during development of a new feature that you want to test in terms of performance metrics Below are the steps that will help test your… Read more »