• Importance of site speed for SEO
  • Overview of how site speed impacts user experience and search engine rankings

Understanding Site Speed

  • Definition of site speed
  • Core Web Vitals: Largest Contentful Paint (LCP), First Input Delay (FID), and Cumulative Layout Shift (CLS)
  • Tools for measuring site speed

Factors Affecting Site Speed

  • Web hosting and server location
  • Website design and complexity
  • Use of high-resolution images and videos
  • JavaScript and CSS files

Optimising Images and Media

  • Importance of optimising images and media for faster loading times
  • Best practices for image compression and format selection
  • Implementing lazy loading for media content

Leveraging Browser Caching

  • Explanation of browser caching
  • How to configure caching policies
  • Benefits of browser caching for returning visitors

Minimising JavaScript and CSS

  • Impact of JavaScript and CSS on page load times
  • Techniques for minifying and combining files
  • Implementing asynchronous loading for non-essential scripts

Choosing the Right Hosting and CDN

  • Role of web hosting in site speed
  • Benefits of using a Content Delivery Network (CDN) for Australian websites
  • Considerations when selecting a hosting provider and CDN service

Implementing Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP)

  • Overview of AMP and its benefits for mobile users
  • How AMP improves site speed and mobile user experience
  • Steps to implement AMP on your website

Regular Site Speed Audits

  • Importance of conducting regular site speed tests
  • Tools and resources for auditing site speed
  • Analysing audit results to identify areas for improvement


  • Recap of the importance of site speed for SEO and user experience
  • Encouragement to regularly optimise site speed for better performance and rankings