Website optimization, in simple terms, means ways to speed up your website. Speed in this context means how fast your website loads in a your user’s device. This is another aspect of web development which is very important but not taught in schools. In schools, it’s enough to build the most eye-popping website you can muster.
What good is a website if it doesn’t deliver information to the visitor fast? What’s the value of a beautiful website which is not seen? In a world where users have the patience of a gold fish ( 8 second attention span ), your website “must” load well below that otherwise your user will leave even without seeing your content.
Website performance profiling is important. Thus, here are 5 free tools to profile your website right now!