I have been wondering about this for awhile now and here is some information along with a video to watch. This month i am going to work on one of my blogs since i think it's just coding errors that's slowing some of it down. Don't freak out right away till you watch the video.
Last year, Google's Matt Cutts dropped the bomb (to put it in the exaggerated tone that many took the news in), that Google was considering taking site speed into consideration as one of many potential ranking factors for search results.
Is your site's performance up to snuff? Comment here.
This of course freaked a lot of people out, but as Matt and Google as a whole has maintained, this would not trump relevance. It would be taken more into consideration when there are two sites of relatively equal relevance, but one site loads faster and delivers a better user experience. Matt reiterated this point in...
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Does anyone have any comments about this? I don't think this is really important but it will keep visitors on your site longer if the site loads faster. Also one thing to remember is make sure your site works in all browsers.