How to Install Google Pagespeed Insights For WordPress

We all know WordPress is not the fastest platform out there, especially from a developers point of view. Google Pagespeed Insights is a tool that empowers you to make decisions that increase the performance of your website.Google Pagespeed Insights for WordPress provides a comprehensive solution for any webmaster looking to increase their site performance.

 

  1. Login to your WordPress Admin page (usually http://yourdomain.com/wp-admin)
  2. Navigate to the Plugins screen and then click the “Add New” button

 

3. Search for the Keyword Google Speed

 

4. Google Pagespeed Insights for WordPress will be show up and Click ‘Install Now‘ button

 

 

6. Once the Installation completed,click ‘Activate‘ button.

 

 

Google Pagespeed Insights requires a Google API Key. Keys are free and can be obtained from Google. In order to get a key, you will need a Google account such as a GMail account.

  1. Navigate to https://code.google.com/apis/console
  2. Login with your Google Account (Create a Google account if you do not have one)
  3. Click the “Create Project…” button and Create Project.
  4. Search for “PageSpeed Insights API”. Click the Enable to turn it on. To use this API, you may need credentials. Click “Create credentials” to get started
  5. After enabling the API,Copy this key to your clipboard.

 

Now navigate to tools and choose ‘Pagespeed Insights’

 

 

Paste this API Key into the Options page of Google Pagespeed Insights and Save options.

 

 

Under  Report List you will be show up with the Score of each URL and you can check the page statics under Report Summary.Based on this you can evaluate your site performance and can optimize and there by can increase the site speed.

 

 

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