There are plenty of factors that can lead to a slow page load time. Website hosting, loads of images or videos that are not scaled, clutter of content, unnecessary scripts running on pages are just some factors that can slow your site down. Listed below are some websites which you can use to test your site speed for improvements, as well as some WordPress plugins you can use to help optimize your site speed.
Use these websites to help find your issues.
- Pingdom – Pingdom is the first place to check your speed. Gives you the basics of how you grade.
- GTMetrix – GTmetrix can help you develop a faster, more efficient, and all-around improved website experience for your users.
- Improve the Speed of Your WordPress Site – The ultimate guide to improving the speed of your WordPress-powered website by Kevin Muldoon.