Google Page Speed Tool as a Firebug Add-on Similiar to Yslow

I just found a gr8 tool to measure page loading speed which is an important aspect for any website. initially google used to use this plugin for the internal measurement but now its open to all and i think every web developer should use it.

I just installed it and found that its similiar to Yslow. Here is the detail as per the google page speed site

What is Page Speed?

Page Speed is an open-source Firefox/Firebug Add-on. Webmasters and web developers can use Page Speed to evaluate the performance of their web pages and to get suggestions on how to improve them.

How does Page Speed work?

Page Speed performs several tests on a site’s web server configuration and front-end code. These tests are based on a set of best practices known to enhance web page performance. Webmasters who run Page Speed on their pages get a set of scores for each page, as well as helpful suggestions on how to improve its performance.

Why should you use Page Speed?

By using Page Speed, you can:

  • Make your site faster.
  • Keep Internet users engaged with your site.
  • Reduce your bandwidth and hosting costs.
  • Improve the web!

Looks a gr8 and a promising tool. Inorder to try it visit and njoy

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