Google’s Patent on Site Speed as a Ranking Signal

by Bill Slawski
On April 9th, 2009, many people developed an interest in speeding up their websites, after reading a post on the Google Webmaster Central Blog - Using site speed in web search ranking. On the same day, Google's Matt Cutts published Google incorporating site speed in search rankings on his blog. These posts introduced site speed as a ranking signal that Google would be using.Read the full article