Synthetic Settings

Get your synthetic testing up and running

18 articles in this collection
Written by Mark Zeman, Tammy Everts, and Joseph Wynn

Test agent locations/regions

The locations/regions you can choose to test your website from
Written by Mark Zeman
Updated over a week ago

What browsers and devices can I test with?

List of desktop browsers and emulated phones and tablets – as well as default connection bandwidths – available in your Synthetic settings
Written by Mark Zeman
Updated over a week ago

CPU throttling for mobile devices

Default settings for CPU throttle on emulated mobile devices, plus how to set your own custom CPU throttle
Written by Mark Zeman
Updated over a week ago

Setting up your synthetic test times

How to customize different test times for each URL you're monitoring
Written by Tammy Everts
Updated over a week ago

See your detailed historic synthetic test results

How to drill down from your dashboards to individual test results. This is where you'll find waterfall charts and optimization suggestions.
Written by Tammy Everts
Updated over a week ago

Testing pages that require authentication

How to use SpeedCurve to test pages that require authentication via a login page, HTTP headers, or basic authentication.
Written by Joseph Wynn
Updated over a week ago

HipChat Alerts

Send performance budget alerts to HipChat.
Written by Mark Zeman
Updated over a week ago

Slack alerts

Get Slack alerts when your performance budgets are crossed
Written by Mark Zeman
Updated over a week ago

Interpreting performance budget notifications

Written by Joseph Wynn
Updated over a week ago

How do I pause testing for a site?

Written by Mark Zeman
Updated over a week ago

Testing private QA, development and staging websites

Written by Mark Zeman
Updated over a week ago

Adding WebPagetest scripts to URLs

Written by Mark Zeman
Updated over a week ago

Add a repeat view using a WPT script

Written by Mark Zeman
Updated over a week ago

WebPageTest Results

All the nitty gritty debug info you need
Written by Mark Zeman
Updated over a week ago

Bulk site settings import

Written by Mark Zeman
Updated over a week ago

Running your own private agents

Written by Mark Zeman
Updated over a week ago

Third Party Domains

Written by Mark Zeman
Updated over a week ago

Keeping your historical data when changing URLs

Written by Mark Zeman
Updated over a week ago