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(Entry was posted by Ritu Ahuja on this post in the Dumb SEO Questions community on Facebook, Sunday, August 10, 2014).

Please give me suggestions on how to improve the page loading speed

Hi everyone. When I see speed suggestions for my site. It says page loading speed low because of the size of the images. Please suggest if I should compress the images and put?

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  • Ritu Ahuja: Hi everyone. When I see speed suggestions for my site. It says page loading speed low because of the size of the images. Please suggest if I should compress the images and put?
  • Dave Elliott: It will make a huge difference I reccomend for site speed stuff. Good free service and it explains everything well and even gives you the optimised images to download
  • Ritu Ahuja: Thanks a lot for your help. That would be great. :)
  • Ryan Cramer: The Algorithm is always being enhanced for the user. Considering that over half of the internet is being downloaded on smartphones now, page speed is more important than ever before (NOTE: not saying it is the most important thing)

    If you are using Google Chrome, make sure you have the PageSpeed extension installed. After running the analysis (F12->PageSpeed->Analyze) look for the "Optimize Images" group.  ;It will give you the optimized image by clicking on "See optimized content".

    I prefer this method over a 3rd party program as it ensures you have images that Google recognizes as optimized - by their standards, even though a product like gtmetrix (as recommended by ) may provide an even more optimized image)
  • Ritu Ahuja: Thanks a lot . That's a great advice. :)
  • Miraj Gazi: Hi  ;, you can use Google Page speed tools; link: ;
  • Jay Le Boutillier: , Try this tool for reduce the image load time 
  • Ritu Ahuja: Thanks . I used this tool and got to know about the page loading time because of images.
  • Ritu Ahuja: Thanks a lot . I am gonna try it out. :)
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