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10 free tools to check your Website’s Download Speed / Load Time

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If we talk about website optimization, the first thing comes to our mind is website load time. I have seen many websites with a nice design and content however the load time is very high and that’s the reason for high bounce rate. Website Downloading Speed has a huge weight-age in Google Algorithms deciding your website’s ranking. So don’t you think it’s a nice idea to reduce your website’s load time!

Nobody likes to wait for a website to load in today’s world because of high competition factor and other available resources. Keeping that in mind I am going to list 10 best, free tools to check your Website’s Downloading Speed / Load Time that can help you in improvising your website’s performance.

1. Pingdom Tools

Pingdom

2. Aptimize

Aptimize

3. LinkVendor

LinkVendor

4. Website Optimization

Website-Optimization

5. Light Speed Now

LightSpeedNow

6. Free Speed Test

FreeSpeedTest

7. Site-Perf

Site-Perf

8. iWebTools

IWebTools

9. WebWait

WebWait

10. WebSlug

WebSlug

If you think there is any other tool better than the tools listed above to check website load time, please don’t forget to list it in your comments.

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Hi! I am a freelance web designer / developer based in Chandigarh (The City beautiful) India. I am passionate about playing Guitar and exploring new things over the web. Please feel free to contact me & say Hello. We can be good friends :)

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Comments


In google webmaster under the “LAB” tab link you’ll find “Site performance”.. comes handy in knowing how your site is loading.

Pingdom Tool is my all time favorite and then Google Webmaster Site Performance.


Great collection of tools man…really a very useful post for all webmasters!!


I have a site comparing script that can be found here:

http://faster.1click.at

Original by Ryan Witt from fastSoft


I didn’t new that man ! I can use these tools now :)


that’s great can you provide more details in terms of data analysis

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