Myth Busting Page Load Speed

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To First Byte:

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Well aside from TTFB, if your site is slow then site speed could contribute to a higher bounce rate, and higher bounce rate could lead to a lower ranking. So a slower site could indirectly lead to lower rankings.

mak sam 

thanks dori. I have been thinking page load time is important as well, but you just opened my eyes again as usual. love you, dori.

Sam Ferriere 

Great info...I like the and to the point. Thank you!

Suite Hotels Near Disney World Orlando 

Thanks for enlightening me. According to Byte Check, it should be TTFB, Time to First Byte.

Gabrielle Melisende 

Thanks. My programmer usually brings this up so interesting to learn difference and to check the ftb speed.