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Author Topic: My hosting is slow - how do I prove it?  (Read 1160 times)
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« on: January 03, 2014, 02:42:51 AM »

I feel like the response time on my hosting account is extremely slow. How do I prove it?

Support says it's fine but I don't agree at all. They say site comes up in 4 seconds but that is not the whole story. The site may be contacted in 4 seconds but it takes WAY longer than that for it all to be loaded. And it's a small test site ( a template) with small graphics and should all be loaded in a matter of seconds. It's not. Even ftp is super slow. So how do I prove that my site is slow, assuming it is? What tools are available to troubleshoot this?
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« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2014, 10:17:36 AM »

It varies by a lot of factors including the PC/Borwser performance. I don't mind a few seconds of difference.
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« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2014, 10:27:22 PM »

There are a lot of website that has a Hosting Speed tool that will test how long it takes authoritative servers to respond to a request for your domain or host (I'm not sure if I can post the link here).
If the result is very slow, you can copy the result and send it to your Hosting provider.
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« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2014, 09:51:10 PM »

 :clap:There are websites through which you can test the page loading speed and save the snapshot of it as prrof and show to your Hosting Provider.
tools (dot) pingdom (dot) com/fpt
www.webpagetest (dot) org
--------------------replace the (dot with an actual (.)
You may also optimize your coding and images to increase the speed  Bouncin for Joy
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