Cloudflare offers several tools to test the speed of your website, as well as the speed of your Internet connection.
Test website speed
Using third-party tools
If your domain is not yet active on Cloudflare or you want to measure the before and after improvements of using Cloudflare, Cloudflare recommends using the following third-party tools:
If you use these third-party tools, you should do the following to test website speed:
- to remove performance and caching benefits.
- Run a speed test.
- Unpause Cloudflare.
- Run a speed test1.
- Run a second speed test to get your baseline performance with Cloudflare.
Test Internet speed
To test the speed of your home network connection (download, update, packet loss, ping measurements, and more), visit . The results of your first speed test with Cloudflare will likely contain uncached results, which will provide inaccurate results.
One of the key ways Cloudflare speeds up your site is through , which will appear in the results of the second test. ↩︎
The results of your first speed test with Cloudflare will likely contain uncached results, which will provide inaccurate results.