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    Is There Still A Google PageSpeed Ranking Factor?

    Is Google Still Using A PageSpeed Ranking Factor?
    by Barry Schwartz, Search Engine Roundtable
    Apr 23, 2015

    For years, Google has said there is a demotion for sites that are incredibly slow to load. Heck, even recently we saw Google test a slow label in the search results for web sites that load really slowly.

    But when John Mueller was asked about PageSpeed in a recent Google+ hangout at about the 46 minute mark, John basically hinted that he isn't sure if it is still being used much as a ranking factor.


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    Re: Is There Still A Google PageSpeed Ranking Factor?

    Maybe the page-speed factor is now a derivative of the various user-signals available to them?

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