12 Excellent Website Speed and Performance Test and Compare Tools

by Hiroshi on April 11, 2011

in Tools

It is estimated that if a page doesn’t load within 5-8 seconds you will lose 1/3 of your visitors. If your website load speed is slower than that you should revise your design, site structure or just move to a faster web hosting server. How will you check your website performance and speed against different other websites? How will you test website load time and performance? We have collected 12 excellent online tools to test website load time and performance and compare it with any other site.

Stella

stella web page test

Stella is a tool for monitoring and debugging websites. Find out how fast your website/blog is. Enter its URL and click “Run checkup”. You’ll get a result indicating how your site compares to the average speed of others checked that day, as well as an idea of how fast your site is considered in plain English. For example: “Not so fast.”

Webpage Test

webpage speed test

Enter the website URL and test website’s performance. Check website performance against different web browsers. It will give you estimate of website load time and optimization checklist to optimize website performance.

Pingdom

pingdom site performance test

Test webpage performance in detail. You can also get the email and sms alerts on website downtime and check website performance every minute. The Full Page Test loads a complete HTML page including all objects (images, CSS, JavaScripts, RSS, Flash and frames/iframes). It mimics the way a page is loaded in a web browser. The load time of all objects is shown visually with time bars. You can view the list of objects either in load order or as a hierarchy. The hierarchy view allows you to see which objects are linked to in for example a CSS file. Every test also shows general statistics about the loaded page such as the total number of objects, total load time, and size including all objects.

Browser Mob

browsermob website performance test

A quick and easy way to get performance data on any website. Browsermob is website performance analysis tool that can be used to test website load time and performance and give results in many way.

Rapid Website speed check

website speed check tool

The website speedtester shows the load time duration of a given website. This value can be used for showing how long a website takes to load and if it is better to optimize the website or change a (slow) ISP.

Which Loads Faster

website fast load comparison

Compare two websites side by side for speed and load performance. Pages compete head-to-head in your browser to see who’s fastest!

Website Optimization Speed Test

website speed test

Website complete speed test report and optimization suggestion.

Website Speed Test

website speed test

Calculate website load time and page size.

WebWait

Calculate website average load time.

iWebTool Websites Speed Comparison

Compare average speed for multiple websites at the same time. Find out how fast your website loads.

Self SEO Website Speed Test

Compare your website speed with the sites of your competitors. Calculate page size, page load time and average load speed.

Vertain Speed Test

Calculate website load speed.

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