Tons of articles written as the one guide to performance on WordPress, tons of content dedicated to the subject at hand but, what about the tools we use for measurement? The online and software tools we use are a big part of the equation. A wrong tool or improper results can lead you astray. Today we are going to do the exact opposite, today we are going to benchmark the benchmarks and see if we can come up with a better idea of what’s good, what’s acceptable and what should be definitely avoided when trying to analyze our sites in our need for speed.
The stars of the night are going to be: GTMetrix, KeyCDN Speed Test, Pingdom Tools, Google Pagespeed Insights, Webpagetest and Monitis Speed Tools. we will talk about the strong and week points on each and then offer you the results.
For Techno Geeks
For this article we are going to use a website and a service we are sure it’s suited for optimum performance. The site will be a digital gaming magazine, highly optimized, with tons of articles. The site is using minified CSS, static HTML cache, minified JS, a CDN and is running under HTTP/2. On the server side it is running on a Xeon processor, 24 threads, 24GB of RAM, a