Check your wordpress websites page speed Using GTmetrix plugin

GTmetrix plugin that allow you to check Website Speed and tips to how to increase page speed. website page speed is the major factor of search engines.says google head of web spam mattcut ,and major seo company searchengineland, and seomoz.

GTmerix plugin shows the result of your website pages speeds and descriptive analysis summary . you can also check page speed directly gtmerix site.but every time going to website and check speed is little time consuming.

Download and install GTmetrix plugin –Download

Before start using GTmetrix plugin you have to signup on gtmerix website and get API key.

Now login to your website admin  and see left side panel on dashboard click on gtmetrix and paste API key.

Your plugin is activate now.

How to Check Website speed Using GTmetrix Plugin?

Now select test on getmetrix to test your website page, Enter The whole website address , choose server [Optional] and click To Test The speed.

gtmetrix plugin

 It will show you result of your web page speed grade on google pagespeed and yslow speed rank.

Gtmetrix wordpress plugin

Above Picture Green symbol (B) Shows Google page rank. and Golden Color Shows YSlow Speed. Your websites must have Page Speed rank between A-B for best optimization result.

Now click on Detail report to view websites speeds timeline, history and load time of tested page.

Summary of GTmerix Tested Page :


It will show descriptive result of tested page. red ,orange,light orange and yellow color indicate you have to improve , and Green color indicate its o.k.

you can make schedule to check regular interval your website speed. But GTmetrix plugin have 100 limits to check speed.

I recommend to use W3TotalCache plugin and MaxCDN to improve speed. But Proper setting of w3totalcache plugin is required to  improve page speed grade.Check Speed Before using w3total cache and after using this plugin , you will get result ,its increase speed and grade.

Improve Grade From gtmetrix :

If you check speed and get low grade in Remove Query strings from Static Resource and Leverage Cache(Add Expire Header) here is the solution Follow  :

So Now, I Am sure your WordPress website blazing fast


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About Mitul Shah

I just love to working with WordPress and i like to share my knowledge to all over world using this website hope my articles as help to build your blog powerful.


  1. Informative article!

  2. Very useful article, thanks for sharing..

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