How to Increase Blogger Blog Speed By DNS Prefetch or PreConnect

I will show you How to Increase Blogger Blog Speed By DNS Prefetch or PreConnect to make your Blogger site load faster than Usain Bolt. This DNS Prefetch can also be done on WordPress; I will focus more on the Blogspot aspect on this post.


According to PCMag.com, DNS. (Domain Name System) is the Internet's system for converting alphabetic names into numeric IP addresses. For example, when a Web address (URL) is typed into a browser, DNS servers return the IP address of the Web server associated with that name. In a nutshell, DNS stands for Domain Name System.

DNS Prefetch or Preconnect is a way to resolving the DNS of a specific domain. Most times, we used external image/js/css links in our site and it's effect on our web page loading time. By using DNS Prefetch, we can reduce the external link loading time. In this tutorial, we will learn how to add DNS Prefetch in our blogger site to speed up our site to the best speed rate.

How to Increase Blogger Blog Speed By DNS Prefetch or PreConnect

The recent updates on HTML 5 makes it easy to speed up a website loading speed by performing a DNS Prefetch on it. This methods works on all websites. Complete guide to install this script on your blog below;

Steps to Activate DNS PreFetch on Blogger


  • Login to your blogger account
  • Go to Template> click Edit HTML 
  • Click anywhere inside the code area
  • Press CTRL+F from your keyboard
  • Search following code;
  • Now, place this code below it.
































  • Save the template. All DNS Prefetch lines of codes are included.

How to Test Your Blogger Site Speed After Adding DNS Prefetch Scripts

I believe you've added the codes correctly? We need to test our website performance (Loading Time) now. Since we are not sure if the domains listed in the DNS prefect are working preporly, we need to test the performance with online tools.

There are many third party used in checking site site speed, but I have two most popular DNS Checker that shows accurate and real time results...... List goes;
  1. Tools.Pingdom.com (https://tools.pingdom.com/)
  2. WebPagetest (http://www.webpagetest.org/)
I tested my domain using PingDom and the result is pretty awesome after adding the DNS prefetch script on my blog.


You can now install the script and test your blogger blog loading speed on PingDom. This is one of the best way to speed up a blogger blog in less than 15mins.

Final Words:
This could be the next big thing you need to do on your blog today; it will help you to reduce bounce rate and increase page views on your blog. It also boosts your SEO - Google loves and cherish fast loading blogs.

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Thanks for this tutorial bro... It really helped me to make my website loading faster than before.

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