Network Bandwidth Throttling for Website Speed Tests

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2 minutes read We’re happy to announce that our website speed testing service can now run tests with the network throttled. This comes as a feedback of the new service poll we’ve created and we’d like to thank you for the responses. Basically you can see how your pages load in different network conditions GPRS, 2G, 3G, 4G,… Read more »

New Test Locations for Load Testing and Website Speed Testing

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1 minute read We’ve added new test locations for the Load Testing and Website Speed Testing services. The new test locations are the result of the pool (see results below) we’ve sent a couple of days ago, thanks everyone for the feedback. List of all available test locations for load testing and website speed testing is: US East… Read more »

How to Improve Conversion Rate by Increasing Rendering Speed for Slow Websites

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1 minute read Having a slow website makes your conversion rate to be very low. Page load time is an important metric to take into consideration when talking about a website’s user experience. Nobody wants to slow website, nor you as a website owner, not your clients. Search engines usually prefer faster websites in their search results. And… Read more »

LoadFocus Releases Free Page Load Time Chrome Extension

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1 minute read 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 »

Why enable compression on your server ?

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2 minutes read 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 »