Literally, it only took two minutes to decrease a client’s page load time. I’ve been testing and implementing this trick on several sites, both WordPress and JQuery Mobile sites and it works like a charm. Here are the results on one of my clients’ sites. They pretty much speak for themselves.
Why Decrease Your Page’s Load Time?
Users, also known as potential customers, won’t wait around for a slow webpage to load. Especially with mobile devices these day, they’ll jump right on to next website and never visit you again if your load time isn’t fast enough. Society certainly isn’t becoming more patient.
Search Engines love fast loading websites. If you have a faster loading page, search engines will be more likely to visit you more often to check out what’s new on your page. That means if you frequently update your site with new content, it’ll hit on the search engines even faster than if you page was slower.
What Affects Load Time?
Just run one of the many page speed analysis tools to see where you site lands on the spectrum. Many of the analysis tools give you tips and tricks to improve your performance. Here are three online page speed analyzers that I used for my tests and would recommend:
Want To Know What I Did In 2 Minutes?
Sure you do, but I’m not going to tell you. It’s my little secret as a website developer and consultant and I’ll let it stay with me for now. In the meantime, you can scour search engines for the answers that get you close to what I did, or you can contact me if you’re interested in working together.