Google’s John Mueller: page speed might not be a ranking factor anymore

In a Google+ Webmaster Hangout, Google’s John Mueller indicated that page speed might not be a ranking factor anymore:

“I don’t know how much of that [the speed of a page] is still used at the moment. So we do say we have a small factor in there for pages that are really slow to load where we take that into account. But I don’t know how much that’s actually still actually still a problem in ranking.”

You can view the statement here (starting at 46:08):

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Tom Cassy

Tom Cassy is the CEO of SEOprofiler. He blogs about search engine optimization and website marketing topics at “”.