A guide to understanding the speed of your website and speed test tools like Google PageSpeed Insights, Google Lighthouse Speed Test or Pingdom Speed Test.
Page speed is one of the most crucial elements of a website.
Having a quick loading time is essential for:
The average person spends approximately 10–20 seconds on a webpage before leaving.
If a page takes longer than 2 seconds to load, 47% of visitors will leave almost immediately, while 40% of visitors leave 3 seconds into the page loading process.
Page speed is dependent on a variety of factors, including:
- Server configuration
- A site’s HTML structure
- CSS, and much more