New Check Type this May: Page Speed Monitoring!

The Page Speed Check has arrived! ๐Ÿš€

Weโ€™ve rebuilt our old Website Speed free test using the most up-to-date analytics, metrics, and auditing tools available to make sure that your websites are performing as expected, every single hour of every day.

Keep reading to see exactly how our new Page Speed Check can take your website monitoring and observability to the next level.

Intro to Page Speed Monitoring

The newest addition to the website monitoring platform is the Page Speed Check. This check will run an in-depth performance audit on your website from dedicated global servers, at an interval of your choosing.

This scheduled check will elevate your website monitoring and observability to the next level by providing:

  • Detailed analysis of website performance
  • Recurring schedule for continuous reporting
  • Historical data to visualize trend lines and individual metric performance

Comprehensive Analysis ๐Ÿ”Ž

Our Page Speed Check looks at all angles of your website’s performance, from load event timings to SEO and accessibility ratings โ€“ and everything in between. Page Speed Analysis

The Page Speed Report will include this detailed information, and pair it with insights and recommendations for improving your siteโ€™s performance on each individual metric or aspect. Page Speed Report metrics

All of this analysis will be summed into a performance grade, which can then trigger an alert if the grade drops below an acceptable threshold.

Scheduled Testing ๐Ÿ“†

Gone are the days of manual testing. The Page Speed Check runs on a recurring basis, starting from once-per-day and increasing depending on your subscription. Page Speed History

Automatically generate the Page Speed report as often as you need, and share that report via static URL or PDF.

Track how your website performs from day to day, and compare the entire site or individual metrics or pain points. Page Speed historical metrics

Performance metrics are a crucial part of your wider observability. Use these results to correlate successful changes with relevant metrics for front-end marketing teams and back-end engineers alike.

Weโ€™re so excited to bring you this new check type. Run a test against your home page, and see how it stacks up against industry standards!

For more information on our Page Speed Check, please see our support articles here.

Thank you for making us your choice for Web Monitoring!

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