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10 Free Website Speed Test Tools

Nowadays website speed plays a major part when we talk about SEO optimized websites. The most important thing here is for users to have instant acces to your information, because if your website is slower, they will not coming back soon. They will instead look for content on other related websites.

Before checking your website speed performance make sure you have a valid markup website. This is the first thing you should do. If your website is valid and has a good loading time, it will definitely get higher placement on search engines then slower sites. Consider incorporating some of the following website speed tools into your web development process.

Below you’ll find 10 free speed page tools to test your website speed and to help you optimize it for a better performance. You’ll learn from the statistics why your page speed is slow and how you can improve it.

Website Speed Test Tools

Page Speed Insights

PageSpeed Insights analyzes the content of a web page, then generates suggestions to make that page faster. Reducing page load times can reduce bounce rates and increase conversion rates.


Website Speed Check

The website speedtester shows the duration of a given website. This value can be used for showing how long a website take to load and if it is better to optimize the website.


Neustar Web Performance

Test your website performance with this free cutting edge tool. This tool accesses your website from different location and generates a website performance analysis report.



The Full Page Test tool to help you analyze the load speed of your websites and learn how to make them faster. It examines all parts of a web page, shows performance overview and you can also share the results with your friends.


Load Impact

Load test your website online. We offer load testing and reporting as an online service to e-commerce & B2B sites all over the world.


Which Loads Faster

Pages compete head-to-head in your browser to see who’s fastest!


Octagate Site Timer

Web Monitor allows you to monitor how long it takes for a user to download one or more of your web site pages.


Show Slow

Show Slow is an open source tool that helps monitor various website performance metrics over time. It captures the results of YSlow, Page Speed, WebPageTest and dynaTrace AJAX Edition rankings and graphs them, to help you understand how various changes to your site affect its performance.


Web Pagetest

Run a free website speed test from multiple locations around the globe using real browsers (IE and Chrome) and at real consumer connection speeds.



GTmetrix uses Google Page Speed and Yahoo! YSlow to grade your site’s performance and provides actionable recommendations to fix these issues.


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