Monthly Archives: July 2014

How Google Pagespeed make this website faster

pagespeedProbably you already know Google Pagespeed, that is the name of three Google’s tools. This project has the target to make the web faster, a very important topic lately… Precisely the tools are:

  • Pagespeed Insight, the most famous tool. It’s a page analyzer to bench page performance, and suggests what you should change in your website to speed up your website load time.
  • Pagespeed Module, is the main subject of this post. This is a module, available for Nginx (ngx_pagespeed) and Apache (mod_pagespeed), automatically perform optimization to speed up your pages, without the need to change anything in your application code.
  • Pagespeed Service, is a proxy managed by Google, powered by the Pagespeed Module. If you haven’t the possibility to install the module directly on your server, this is the best solution.

As I told in a previous post, this website server runs Pagespeed. Using this module I had many facilities. The module performs many optimizations, which are boring to implement, especially on a CMS… Continue reading