How fast is your church website? Does it load well?
Unfortunately, website loading speed is usually overlooked.
Far too many churches do one of the following – or even worse – all of them:
- Cheap hosting
- Poorly coded themes
- Too many poorly coded plugins
- Un-optimized images
- Long videos used as background images
So what does it matter? After all, won’t people wait an extra second or two?
This infographic is aimed at businesses, but the concept still remains for churches, ministries, and nonprofit organizations. It’s all about keeping the users attention before they dart to another website or hit the back button to their Google Search results. You want them to stay, consume the website, and maybe even bite on a call to action.
Here’s a few tools to help you test your website speed:
While you shouldn’t get obsessed over page speed, you should make it a priority and make the most cost effective moves towards increasing the speed as possible.
How does your church website perform?
[via WP Engine]