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Google's Page Speed https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/ AOL's WebPageTest http://www.webpagetest.org/ GTMetrix http://gtmetrix.com/‎


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WebPageTest My personal favorite, it will give detailed report Result of webapps page test; I'm not sure how long this result will persist... Free website speed checker Is your website fast enough ? Find it out with our free website speed test ! You can even compare your website speed with the sites of your competitors. ...


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I believe your issue is with Firebug. Whenever I have Firebug enabled Gmail and Google Docs run very slow. In general I get a warning for this from Google. Check out the fix document here http://docs.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?answer=180248&topic=15176&hl=en. Note once you follow their suggested fix without turning firebug off you will still ...


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Using LocalLoad will stop the amount of HTTP requests being generated for common JavaScript libraries (if webmasters continue adopting the mark-up). Disabling phishing/malware detection and turning off DNS prefetching helps when you reach the extreme tab numbers (less look-ups per page). Using FlashBlock and only enabling Flash for items you need. Running ...


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The YouTube HTML5 Video Player does a much better job of buffering than the default Adobe Flash Player, enabling the entire video to be buffered, which should eliminate your stuttering problem. You can enable the YouTube HTML5 Video Player by default here.


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I am assuming they are talking about the Dropbox application on your computer experiencing performance issues with a large number of files, and not that your teams account would experience any degraded performance server side. I currently have over 100,000 files and have not experienced a drop in performance. I have heard of people with much more, I ...


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Try YouTube "Feather" Beta This is an opt-in beta for "Feather" support on YouTube. The "Feather" project is intended to serve YouTube video watch pages with the lowest latency possible. It achieves this by severely limiting the features available to the viewer and making use of advanced web techniques for reducing the total amount of bytes ...


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I've been using GTmetrix.com because it runs PageSpeed and YSlow in parallel and shows the grade and improvement tips from both side-by-side. Also lets you download a PDF report and bookmark the results for sharing or future reference.


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https://developers.google.com/pagespeed/# Google Developers Page Speed Online is very useful to analyze the performance of your pages. Page Speed Online analyzes the content of a web page, then generates suggestions to make that page faster. Reducing page load times can reduce bounce rates and increase conversion rates. http://code.google.com/speed/pss/ ...


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Oftentimes, the biggest slowdown comes from fancy flash advertisements. I use my hosts file to block the majority of flash ads. This method also prevents the extra overhead of ad-blocking software and browser extensions. I've been using the hosts file at http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm. The instructions appear Windows-specific at first glance, but ...


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I'm in debate on whether or not this questions belongs on this site, however I feel like it's an honest query, and when in doubt, I think our default response should be to be answer the question as opposed to down voting, or saying it is off topic, without suggestion an appropriate forum in which to repost. Answer: TBA - There are a number of things you ...


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Pingdom Tools Full Page Test: http://tools.pingdom.com/fpt


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In addition to YSlow and WebPageTest mentioned in other answers I use the LORI (life of request information) extension for Firefox during development to give a quick indication of page speed. https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/1743/ It adds a few fields to the status bar to give you a quick overview of some important figures: time to first ...


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Google-Chrome and Opera have builtin tools to analyze websites, including loadtime.



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