Google’s Developer Advocate and Web Performance engineer gives a full breakdown on the performance gains that you can achieve with Google’s mod_pagespeed Apache module that he contributed to.
Google has gone from a single metric on website speed performance, to a more comprehensive report that covers an overview, as well as page timings. These reports are now also integrated into other areas of the wider Analytics toolset – such as Intelligence reports that can be configured to create custom alerts.
The folks at Catchpoint explain why a great “Page Speed” score (as calculated by Google), doesn’t equate to increased page speed.
Google’s Analytics solution has had an enhancement made to site speed reporting that provides more technical information on each phase of the request/response for pages tracked on websites.
Google is now making access to their Site Speed reporting inside their Analytics product easier by removing the cumbersome requirement to add a specific tracking tag. Now all sites that use Google Analytics will have access to Site Speed data.
Google’s Maile Ohye discusses the benefits that can be gained from making some small changes to site performance.
Matt Cutts explains how Google measures the page speed data that is shown to Webmasters in the Google WMT console.
Starting today, a simple but effective switch has been flipped on DNS servers across the world that should significantly decrease your page load times and increase your download speeds across the web.