When it comes to website performance testing, GTmetrix is a well-known name. Recently they came up with a WordPress plugin to keep you out of the trouble of visiting their site again and again to do performance tests.
GTmetrix for WordPress bring the entire test suite right into your wordpress installation.
This plugin can perform following tasks for you and that too right inside your admin panel:
- Test runs.
- Schedule reporting on daily , weekly and monthly basis.
- Trigger alerts for your site.
How to install GTmetrix on my WordPress?
To install GTmetrix on your WordPress instance search for ‘GTmetrix for WordPress’ in ‘Add Plugin’ section of your admin panel and click ‘Install Now’.
Once installed activate the plugin and go to ‘GTmetrix’ menu on left sidebar, you will be asked to register on GTmetrix and get an API key. Click on “Register for a GTmetrix account now »” and get the API key, then save the changes.
Click on ‘Tests’ and run your first performance test using GTmetrix plugin
Let us know how this plugin helped you in setting us your performance standards., in comments section below.