Why Is My Web Site Slow?

Hostway Marketing - December 15, 2009

By Hostway

In an age of high-speed Internet connections, people are used to getting what they want right now on the Web. If your Web site is slow to load, you could be losing customers who simply click away before you’ve even had a chance to impress them with your Web site.

Speed Tracer

Wouldn’t it be great to find out why it takes so long for your Web site to load? Google recently released an extension for its Chrome browser that analyzes your Web site and tells you exactly which parts are taking the most time to load.

Speed Tracer uses a graph to show you where your problem spots are and provides additional data to diagnose performance issues. But, with features such as developer-guided code splitting, it is designed more for the experienced Web developer, not the casual user. Read more about Speed Tracer on the official Google blog.

If you’re looking for something simpler, try one of these other extensions that help you learn why your pages are slow to load: