Google Page Speed Service Updated

Good news again for webmasters, Google come up with latest addition to the Page Speed family: Page Speed Service.It’s not a new concept,since two years ago Google  released the Page Speed browser extension [for Chrome & Firefox available through Google webmaster Tools] and earlier this year the Page Speed Online API to provide developers with specific suggestions to make their web pages faster.Last year  mod_pagespeed, an Apache module, to automatically rewrite web pages was added into Page Speed family ,and finally now the Page Speed Service *new that directly plays with your site code to load faster.
Page Speed Service
is an online service that helps in analyzing and  automatically speeds up loading of your web pages. To use the service, you need to sign up and point your site’s DNS entry to Google.The service is currently being offered free to a limited number of hand-selected webmasters. Google will announce pricing and other details later. Webmasters can sign up to receive information.Below is the image format of sign-up details.You have to verify the ownership details for the website pointing to.

Page Speed Service fetches content from your servers, rewrites your pages by applying web performance best practices, and serves them to end users via Google’s servers[similar to CDN] across the globe. Your users will continue to access your site just as they did before, only with faster load times. Now you don’t have to worry about concatenating CSS, compressing images, caching resources or other web performance best practices. Finally here is an Overview of PageSpeed Project of Google.

  1. Page Speed Browser Extensions: To evaluate the performance of their web pages and to get suggestions on how to improve them.
  2. Page Speed Online : provides webmasters and web developers with a simple and powerful online tool to perform Page Speed performance analysis with no installs. There are no browser and extension dependencies to install and you don’t have to worry about keeping up-to-date with new versions of Page Speed. Also Page Speed Online offers the new ability for web developers to analyze the performance of webpages as displayed in smartphone.
  3. mod_pagespeed  : is an open-source Apache module that automatically optimizes web pages and resources on them. It does this by rewriting the resources using filters that implement web performance best practices. Webmasters and web developers can use mod_pagespeed to improve the performance of their web pages when serving content with the Apache HTTP Server.
  4. Page Speed Service *new:  is an online service to automatically speed up loading of your web pages. Page Speed Service fetches content from your servers, rewrites your pages by applying web performance best practices and serves them to end users via Google’s servers across the globe

Official Google Blog on Page Speed.
FAQ on Page Speed
Official Page Speed Open Source Project

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Posted on July 28, 2011, in Google, Technews, Tips'n'Tricks. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Yay for inviting me to Google+ somewhere in the near future? Cheers!

  2. Hi, could I get a google invite, my email’s ks in advance!

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