You need to understand that Google is NOT the reason you need to speed up your site. The ONLY reason you need to speed up your website is your site’s VISITORS.
Receiving higher search engine results is a RESULT of Google seeing your Site Visitors browsing a faster website.
While you might thing I’m trying to use a play on words, or perhaps what I just said seems a bit confusing to you, please don’t let this simple fact miss you:
People Love Fast Websites!
Because of a fast site, your page loads quickly …and Google gives your site higher search engine results.
Because your page loads fast, your website’s bounce rate decreases …and Google gives your site higher search engine results.
Because your site loads fast, people don’t get mentally distracted and …and Google gives your site higher search engine results.
Because people are quickly reading (spending time on…) your website, they click on another page …and Google gives your site higher search engine results.
Because the page views increase …Google gives your site higher search engine results.
……see where this is going?
This might seem silly, but to start, we’re simply going to go through how to get the plugin. Don’t worry though. There’s a lot more details that we’re going to go over!
Even in the initial download of the plugin, I want to make sure you’re aware of a few things. Pointing out these small details might not seem like a big deal at first, but as we move to more in depth details, you’ll start to see why we’re going over these details.