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Speed up your web pages with YSlow

YSlow analyzes web pages and tells you why they’re slow based on the rules for high performance web sites. YSlow is a Firefox add-on integrated with the popular Firebug web development tool. YSlow gives you:

  • Performance report card
  • HTTP/HTML summary
  • List of components in the page
  • Tools including JSLint

Download HERE
Visit also the homepage of the team behind this tool: Yahoo!’s Exceptional Performance Team

You should not take too much time to guess that I am currently optimizing my homepage 🙂
Be careful, running this tool more than 5 times make my Firefox crash 😉

Some statistics:

Some useful links

Be careful! a lot of host get pretty low metering (just test your favorite internet site), but are still very fast -> this tools do not tell You their infrastructure: memcache server, multiple db server, multiple file server for static content and so on.

About The Author

Cédric Walter

I worked with various Insurances companies across Switzerland on online applications handling billion premium volumes. I love to continuously spark my creativity in many different and challenging open-source projects fueled by my great passion for innovation and blockchain technology.In my technical role as a senior software engineer and Blockchain consultant, I help to define and implement innovative solutions in the scope of both blockchain and traditional products, solutions, and services. I can support the full spectrum of software development activities, starting from analyzing ideas and business cases and up to the production deployment of the solutions.I'm the Founder and CEO of Disruptr GmbH.