Task 37 Is Your Website Fast Enough?
We all know that slow websites are no good. But how do we determine exactly how slow is slow? Is it only fast for me in my location, or significantly slower when accessed from across the country? These are important questions you must ask yourself as webmaster of your business online. Luckily, there are a few good tools to determine if your website or server is lacking in the speed department. Most of website speed optimizations can be handled very quickly by a professional developer, and/or commonly hosting services are found to be lacking until called upon to assess their shared server situation. (often shared servers are overloaded, and as resources are shared, all people suffer from a few of the sharing websites taking more than their share) Today’s task is assessing your website speed at one of our favorite free services, Pingdom Tools found here.