To rank well on the top search engines like Google, content rich website is not enough, the website should be a fast loading website also. Webmasters can decrease their website’s load time by analyzing which elements are taking too much time to load.
How to Test Website Load Time
PINGDOM is one of the best website monitoring services. In addition to the monitoring, it offers a free online tool to test your website's load time. This tool will show you all information about a website like, the total time it takes to load the page, the total number of objects loaded, time taken by every element of the page. The loadtime will be shown visually with time bars.
Recently, one of their users gave a smart suggestion to them to make a bookmarklet for this tool. They created the following bookmark for webmasters who want to test and analyze the load time of any web page they are visiting.
Simply drag the above link to your browser's favourites/bookmarks toolbar, so you will have a button and then you can test any web page load time instantly.