How to Improve Website Page Speed?

What is Page Speed?

Page speed is actually described in either “page load time” (the time taken for a page to fully display the content) or “time to first byte” (how long it takes for your browser to receive the first byte of information from the web server).

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How to Evaluate your Website Page Speed?

Use Google PageSpeed Insights tools as it reports two important speed metrics:

  • First Contentful Paint (FCP)
  • DOM Content Loaded (DCL)

What is FCP and DCL in Page Speed

  • First Contentful Paint (FCP): measures when a user sees a visual response from the page. Faster times are more likely to keep users engaged.
  • DOM Content Loaded (DCL): measures when HTML document has been loaded & parsed. Faster times have been shown to correlate with lower bounce rates.
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Here are some of the ways to increase your page speed:

  • Enable Compression
  • Minify CSS, JavaScript and HTML
  • Reduce Redirects
  • Remove render-blocking JavaScript
  • Leverage Browser Caching
  • Improve Server Response Time
  • Use a Content Distribution Network
  • Optimize Images

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