PageSpeed: Preload Key Requests

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Preload Key Requests

Pages with resources that are third level of requests in your critical request chain as preload candidates. Preloading requests can make your pages load faster.

How to Analyse in the SEO Spider

To populate this filter the PageSpeed Insights API must be connected via ‘Config > API Access > PSI’.

View URLs with this issue in the ‘PageSpeed’ tab and filter and use the lower ‘PageSpeed Details’ tab to click on the issue on the left-hand side, and see details of the key third party origins on the right-hand side.

Bulk export the pages and key requests via ‘Reports > PageSpeed > Preload Key Requests’.

What Triggers This Issue

This issue is triggered when pages have resources that are deep in the critical request chain (at least the third level) and could benefit from being preload candidates.

How To Fix

Declare preload links in your HTML to instruct the browser to download key resources as soon as possible to improve page load speed.

Further Reading

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