Speed Up Your Websites With Google’s Page Speed Service
Google is now offering a new type of service for webmasters that promises to rewrite the web pages automatically to optimize them for faster loading and navigation! Page Speed Service is an online service to automatically speed up loading of your web pages. Page Speed Service fetches content from your servers, rewrites your pages by applying web performance best practices and serves them to end users via Google’s servers across the globe.
How to use this service
- You sign up and provide us with your serving and reference domains.
- You send traffic to Page Speed Service by pointing your DNS CNAME entry to
Improvements can be up to 27% better in the first loading and 60% faster for repeat visitors.
To use this service, read the following points first –
- Join the Page Speed Service and inform its website and an email address.
- Create a new DNS CNAME to your site for users to be directed (in a transparent way of course) on your site optimized version of Google rewritten by following good coding practices often not respected by the webmaster lambda (me first for that matter)
- Google suggests users to test the load time before and after optimization of their site (even without being registered but there is a long queue) using this page . This service will give you an accurate estimate of what you can save time loading and navigation using the new Google service. You can also have all the details on the service with a detailed example here.
As I said the site is currently open only a very small number of webmasters for a free trial and will pay competitive prices. Still, even if we can generally trust Google, redirect all users of its site to automatically re-written version slightly different and potentially bugged or even if I webmaster of a site with several tens of thousands of visits per days … I was nervous!
The benefits of using this service can be enormous. This is significant especially for a site with loyal visitors! Page Speed Service is currently being offered to a limited set of webmasters. If you wish to speed up your website, please fill this form and your account will be enabled as the service is rolled out broadly.