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  • New Features June 2020

    Posted on Jun 07, 2020

    We’ve been quiet on the blogging front recently because we’ve been busy planning, developing and iterating on new features to improve the best PageSpeed Insights monitoring tool on the market.

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  • PageSpeed Insights vs Lighthouse

    Posted on Dec 23, 2019

    PageSpeed Insights and Lighthouse are two similar tools from Google that are used to measure the performance of web pages. Trying to decide which one you should audit your site with can be confusing. This guide explains the background to both tools, the differences between them and when you should use each one.

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  • How To Score 90+ On PageSpeed Insights

    Posted on Oct 02, 2019

    Trying to Score 90+ on PageSpeed Insights is a process that consumes a lot of developer patience and energy. This guide shortcuts those problems and shows you exactly what steps you need to take.

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  • Why Google PageSpeed Matters

    Posted on Jul 23, 2019

    PageSpeed is the score Google awards a site after assessing it through its own PageSpeed Insights service. The metric is based on their view of how a web page should be constructed to load fast, offer a pleasant user experience with good code quality underneath.

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  • Serve static assets with an efficient cache policy on Laravel Forge

    Posted on Jul 15, 2019

    If you're managing a VPS with Laravel Forge and trying to optimize the PageSpeed Insights score, you’ve probably received the ‘Serve static assets with an efficient cache policy’ warning from Google. Fortunately, there is a quick and easy fix that only takes a five minutes to complete.

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  • Automating Google PageSpeed Tests

    Posted on Jun 22, 2019 automatically scans your URLs daily or weekly and notifies you with the results.

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  • Bulk Testing Google PageSpeed Insights

    Posted on May 31, 2019

    PageSpeed Plus enables full site PageSpeed Insights scans so you can see the score of every page. Automated and on demand with multiple URLs in parallel

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  • How To Eliminate render-blocking resources

    Posted on Aug 10, 2018

    This quick guide will show you how to Eliminate render blocking resources, improving your PageSpeed grade by a significant margin as a result.

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  • How To Enable GZIP Compression on Laravel Forge

    Posted on May 01, 2018

    If you are using Laravel Forge and trying to optimize your website performance, you’ve probably received the Enable Compression warning from Google Pagespeed. This guide gives you precise instructions on how you can solve this with a simple change to your NGINX configuration.

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