At Google, we focus constantly on speed; we believe that making our websites load and display faster improves the user's experience and helps them become more productive. Today, we want to share with the web community some of the best practices we've used and developed over the years, by open-sourcing
Page Speed is a tool we've been using internally to improve the performance of our web pages -- it's a Firefox Add-on integrated with
Page Speed's suggestions are based on a set of commonly accepted
that we and other websites implement. To help you understand the suggestions and rules, we have created detailed
to describe the rationale behind each of the rules. We look forward to your feedback on the
Webmaster Help Forum.
Posted by Richard Rabbat and Bryan McQuade, Page Speed Team