GTMetrix.com
Website
Tutorial
What is
GTMetrix.com?
GTMetrix.com
is a free tool
that analyzes
your pages’
speed
performance.
Using Page
Speed and
YSlow,
GTMetrix
generates
scores for
your pages
and offers
actionable
recommendations on how
to fix them.
Everybody
deserves a
fast web
experience.
GTMetrix can
help you
develop a
faster, more
efficient and
all around
improved
website
experience
for your
users.
GTMetrix is
developed by
the good
Folks at
Gossamer
Threads,
a Vancouverbased
company
with over
19 years
experience
in web
technology.
“The web
should be fast.”
– Google, Inc.
Let’s
get
started!
Locate your
favorite
browser.
In our
example, it’s
Google Chrome
Click icon
In address bar,
type: www.
gtmetrix.com
Press Enter
Here’s the
home page of
GTMetrix.com
For better
experience of
using the site,
let’s sign
up for an
account.
Click Sign Up
A window
will appear,
just fill it out
for needed
information:
First name,
Last name,
Email,
Password,
Confirm your
Password
and click
Create
Account
button.
Click
If creating
an account is
successful,
user will be
redirected to
dashboard:
Put address
of desired
site that you
want to
analyze then
click Go button.
Click
The outcome
is like this:
Summary
showed that
the website
address
which has
been
analyzed
resulted in
Grade B.
There are
more options to
choose from.
Upon getting
scores, start
to optimize
your site. Let’s
check on the
Breakdown.
There’s a lot of
recommendations in the
list that will
definitely
help you
determine
what factors
cause your
site to be
fast or slow
in loading.
Grade, Type
and Priority
are also
included
in this part.
Let’s discuss
YSlow tab
this time.
YSlow tab
recommends
things that
make your site
slow in loading.
Like on the
previous tab,
Grade, Type
and Priority
are also
included
in this part.
The third tab
is about
Timeline.
This shows the
Waterfall of
your site.
The Waterfall
Graph displays
the loading
behaviour
of your site.
It can be
used to
discover
simple issues
or more
complex
issues.
User can view
the larger
version of it,
just click
the following
link:
Click
And for the
last tab which
is History,
it is not
applicable in
our example.
To keep a
record of
report,
just download
the file in
PDF form.
One of the
benefits of
registered
user is to
have access
to this:
GTMetrix’
recommendations are
are meant to
be generic,
best practices
but not everything is
required to
be applied
in your
site.
Congratulations!
You’ve just
learned
how to use
GTMetrix.com
and start
to optimize
your site
and work
with various
organizations
to make
intelligent
web strategy
and
infrastructure
decisions.
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  1. 1. GTMetrix.com Website Tutorial
  2. 2. What is GTMetrix.com?
  3. 3. GTMetrix.com is a free tool that analyzes
  4. 4. your pages’ speed performance.
  5. 5. Using Page Speed and YSlow,
  6. 6. GTMetrix generates scores for
  7. 7. your pages and offers actionable
  8. 8. recommendations on how to fix them.
  9. 9. Everybody deserves a fast web
  10. 10. experience. GTMetrix can help you
  11. 11. develop a faster, more efficient and
  12. 12. all around improved website
  13. 13. experience for your users.
  14. 14. GTMetrix is developed by the good
  15. 15. Folks at Gossamer Threads,
  16. 16. a Vancouverbased company
  17. 17. with over 19 years experience
  18. 18. in web technology.
  19. 19. “The web should be fast.” – Google, Inc.
  20. 20. Let’s get started!
  21. 21. Locate your favorite browser.
  22. 22. In our example, it’s Google Chrome
  23. 23. Click icon
  24. 24. In address bar, type: www. gtmetrix.com
  25. 25. Press Enter
  26. 26. Here’s the home page of GTMetrix.com
  27. 27. For better experience of using the site,
  28. 28. let’s sign up for an account.
  29. 29. Click Sign Up
  30. 30. A window will appear, just fill it out
  31. 31. for needed information: First name,
  32. 32. Last name, Email, Password,
  33. 33. Confirm your Password and click
  34. 34. Create Account button.
  35. 35. Click
  36. 36. If creating an account is successful,
  37. 37. user will be redirected to dashboard:
  38. 38. Put address of desired site that you
  39. 39. want to analyze then click Go button.
  40. 40. Click
  41. 41. The outcome is like this:
  42. 42. Summary showed that the website
  43. 43. address which has been
  44. 44. analyzed resulted in Grade B.
  45. 45. There are more options to choose from.
  46. 46. Upon getting scores, start to optimize
  47. 47. your site. Let’s check on the Breakdown.
  48. 48. There’s a lot of recommendations in the
  49. 49. list that will definitely help you
  50. 50. determine what factors cause your
  51. 51. site to be fast or slow in loading.
  52. 52. Grade, Type and Priority are also
  53. 53. included in this part.
  54. 54. Let’s discuss YSlow tab this time.
  55. 55. YSlow tab recommends things that
  56. 56. make your site slow in loading. Like on the
  57. 57. previous tab, Grade, Type and Priority
  58. 58. are also included in this part.
  59. 59. The third tab is about Timeline.
  60. 60. This shows the Waterfall of your site.
  61. 61. The Waterfall Graph displays the loading
  62. 62. behaviour of your site. It can be
  63. 63. used to discover simple issues
  64. 64. or more complex issues.
  65. 65. User can view the larger version of it,
  66. 66. just click the following link:
  67. 67. Click
  68. 68. And for the last tab which is History,
  69. 69. it is not applicable in our example.
  70. 70. To keep a record of report,
  71. 71. just download the file in PDF form.
  72. 72. One of the benefits of registered
  73. 73. user is to have access to this:
  74. 74. GTMetrix’ recommendations are
  75. 75. are meant to be generic, best practices
  76. 76. but not everything is required to
  77. 77. be applied in your site.
  78. 78. Congratulations! You’ve just learned
  79. 79. how to use GTMetrix.com and start
  80. 80. to optimize your site and work
  81. 81. with various organizations to make
  82. 82. intelligent web strategy and
  83. 83. infrastructure decisions.

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