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Google Pagespeed Insights for WordPress

Use Google Pagespeed Insights to increase your sites performance, your search engine ranking, and your visitors browsing experience.

  1. Login to your WordPress Admin page (usually http://yourdomain.com/wp-admin)
  2. Navigate to the Plugins screen and then click the "Add New" button
  3. Click on the "Upload" link near the top of the page and browse for the Google Pagespeed Insights for WordPress zip file
  4. Upload the file, and click "Activate Plugin" after the installation completes
  5. Congratulations, installation is complete!


An extended version of the folliowing instructions as well as other documentation are included in the "documentation" folder of this plugin.

Google Pagespeed Insights requires a Google API Key. Keys are free and can be obtained from Google. In order to get a key, you will need a Google account such as a GMail account. If you do not already have a Google account you can create one here: https://accounts.google.com/SignUp.

  1. Navigate to https://code.google.com/apis/console
  2. Login with your Google Account (Create a Google account if you do not have one)
  3. Click the "Create Project..." button
  4. You should now be looking at the "Services" page, if you are not, click "Services" from the menu on the left.
  5. Scroll down the Services page until you find "PageSpeed Insights API". Click the Switch to turn it on. You must agree to Google's Terms and Conditions to continue.
  6. After enabling the API, navigate to the "API Access" page from the left menu. Your API Key can be found under "Simple API Access." Copy this key to your clipboard.
  7. Paste this API Key into the Options page of Google Pagespeed Insights for WordPress


Requires: 3.3 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.9
Last Updated: 2014-4-17
Downloads: 11,317


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