Using Synthetic

Get your synthetic testing up and running

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19 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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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.
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Written by Joseph Wynn
Updated over a week ago

HipChat Alerts

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

Slack alerts

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

Interpreting performance budget notifications

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Written by Joseph Wynn
Updated over a week ago

How do I pause testing for a site?

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Written by Mark Zeman
Updated over a week ago

Testing private QA, development and staging websites

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Written by Mark Zeman
Updated over a week ago

Adding WebPagetest scripts to URLs

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Written by Mark Zeman
Updated over a week ago

Add a repeat view using a WPT script

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Written by Mark Zeman
Updated over a week ago

WebPageTest Results

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

Bulk site settings import

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Written by Mark Zeman
Updated over a week ago

Running your own private agents

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Written by Mark Zeman
Updated over a week ago

Third Party Domains

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Written by Mark Zeman
Updated this week

Compare metrics, filmstrips & video for any two tests

A quick hack to compare any two two synthetic tests
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Written by Mark Zeman
Updated over a week ago

Keeping your historical data when changing URLs

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Written by Mark Zeman
Updated over a week ago