PageSpeed Analysis results are available on any public Page, Post or Custom Post Type, and can be viewed:
- In the table list of Pages / Posts / Custom Post Types
- When editing an individual Page / Post / Custom Post Type
- In the WordPress Admin Bar when viewing Pages / Posts / Custom Post Types
When viewing a list of Pages, Posts or Custom Post Types, a PageSpeed Analysis column is displayed with a simple tick or cross symbol.
- Tick: PageSpeed Analysis overall score is greater than or equal to 90%
- Cross: PageSpeed Analysis’ overall score is less than 90%
When editing a Page, Post or Custom Post Type, the results of the Content Analysis will be displayed, typically below the main Visual Editor, by clicking on the PageSpeed Analysis tab:
Results are broken down as follows:
To understand how each test works, refer to the below table:
|Overall||If the score from all other tests results in 90% or greater, PageSpeed Analysis passes for this Page, Post or Custom Post Type|
|Redirects||Redirects can result in higher page loading times, affecting SEO. If redirects are detected|
|Compression||Checks that a server compression method (gzip or mod_deflate) is enabled. This reduces the size of your page, improving loading times.|
|Server Response Time||If the initial server response time (from a visitor making a request to view this content) is too high, this can impact on SEO.|
|Minify CSS||Checks that CSS is minified (spaces and newlines removed from files), to reduce file size and decrease loading times.|
|Minify HTML||Checks that HTML is minified (spaces and newlines removed from files), to reduce file size and decrease loading times.|
|Minify JS||Checks that JS is minified (spaces and newlines removed from files), to reduce file size and decrease loading times.|
|Rendering||For the best user experience, any CSS or JS that blocks the browser from rendering the rest of the page quickly will be listed as an area for improvement.|
|Optimize Images||Any images that can be losslessly compressed, to reduce their file size and decrease loading times, will be listed.|
|Visible Content||Confirms that there is visible content available to the visitor as the page loads.|
Alternatively, you can hover the mouse cursor over the bottom line of each test, to see what was checked:
For any tests that fail, further information will be listed below the results table, providing a breakdown of the exact item(s) that need attention:
When viewing a single Page, Post or Custom Post Type on the frontend WordPress web site, a PageSpeed Analysis result is displayed in the WordPress Admin Bar with a simple tick or cross symbol.
- Tick: PageSpeed Analysis tests passed successfully.
- Cross: One or more PageSpeed Analysis tests failed.