How to Test your Website Speed with GTmetrix

A website speed test can be helpful when optimizing your site. GTmetrix is one of the most popular free tools for testing your page speed. In this tutorial we will show you how to test the speed of your website using GTmetrix.

Test Website Speed

  1. Navigate to the GTMetrix test page:
  2. Website Speed Test

    Enter your domain name and click the Analyze button.

    GTmetrix test

    You will then see a report that lists PageSpeed/YSlow score, Fully Loaded Time, Total Page Size, and how many Requests.

  3. viewing recommendations

    You can click the Recommendations for more detailed information.

  4. YSlow results

    You can also click the tabs to view additional Recommendations.

Congratulations, now you know how to run a website speed test in GTmetrix!

John-Paul Briones Content Writer II

John-Paul is an Electronics Engineer that spent most of his career in IT. He has been a Technical Writer for InMotion since 2013.

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