How to improve your site speed

Before you start making any changes to your website make sure that you are backing up your website.

Let’s start by having a look at what your website’s site speed is right now. We can do that by using Google’s PageSpeed insights.

  1. Go to
  2. Enter the URL of the page you want to check. It’s good to start with your most important pages. For example your homepage.
  3. Click Analyse
  4. This will then show you:
    1. What real users are experiencing (this may have no data if you do not have enough visitors)
    2. The performance of your page measured off a single page load using Lighthouse

Core Web Vital Metrics