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Online SEO Tools : Page Speed Tests

Nobody likes a slow website and now that page load times are important factors in ranking your website, you'll want to check those load times to make sure you aren't too slow. These tools are handy to make comparisons when you make chages to see how they have affected load time.

GTmetrix is a free tool that analyzes your page's speed performance. Using Page Speed and YSlow, GTmetrix generates scores for your pages and, not only that, gives you useful recommendations that you can apply to improve them.

Use this tool to compare your page load times at various connection speeds.

Find out which components take the longest and shortest times (and everything in between)

Very useful "compare two pages" feature so you can run two tests side by side.

Just enter your a URL to test the load time of that page. You can then use the information to find where your bottlenecks are (if any).

Very useful Page Speed Performance report grades aspects of your page and makes recommendations on how to make improvements.

You can trace your performance history as they store the results of each test so you can see how things have changed over time.

All tests are done using real browsers so you know the results you get will match that of your users.

Test from different geographical locations using different browsers.

Breaks down the requests and bytes of the constituent parts of your page (html, javascript, css and images). Displays waterfall view (look at the page elements over time)

Website also has a forum where you can discuss your test results with other users.