Create Speed Test Server

Create Speed Test Server : DIY

Hi guys today we are going to make a DIY on  create Speed Test Server . All of us are familiar with Speedtest.net – which is used to test Broadband Speed. From this tutorial you can create your own Speed Test Server which can be hosted in any web server or in any Online Hosting Server.

SpeedTest.net released ” SpeedTest Mini ” a speed testing application which is used to test Broadband speed, The same functionality like SpeedTest.net. The application is available for free and it’s compatible with all major web servers out there. What it actual does is it measures the HTTP request to a selected server and measures the time till it get response.

For detecting upload and download speeds, it downloads a small binary files from web server to client and then it uploads the same file to web server form client and measures the speed according to it.

Note: You can Host this server any website just to test and use it as a tool but it may not be used for commercial use, nor on any commercial sites

Create Speed Test Server : for non – commercial use

Before creating Speed Test Server just check whether your’e using for testing or development purposes or for any commercial use. They’ve listed that it should not be used for commercial use, or in any commercial websites. They also mentioned that this server code ” mini.zip ” archive file is not updated withany changes or fixes. Officially they’re saying we’re not going to support it, So we have to decide whether to use it or not.

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Create Speed Test Server

  • Download Speed Test Mini Server from : http://www.speedtest.net/mini.php . You need to login before you can download. If you don’t have an account, Register first

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  • Extract the downloaded file. By extracting the downloaded file you’ll get a folder named ” mini ” with lots of php files in it.
  • Now you’ve to upload the complete ” mini ” folder to our hosting server. In this tutorial I’m using Godaddy as my Hosting Service Provider.

Create Speed Test Server - Mini

  • For the sake of tutorial I’ve created a folder named ” Speedtest ” and then uploaded the “mini” folder into it. So I can access my Speed Test server using the

URL : www.domain.com/speedtest/mini

  • Here Domain.com means whatever URL you’ve assigned to your Hosting server. Now before testing our server we need make some minor modifications.
  • Open “mini” folder and then you’ll find a file named “index-php.html”. Rename that to “index.html” and you’re good to go.

Create Speed Test Server - rename

  • Finally open the URL : www.domain.com/speedtest/mini and enjoy your own Speed Test Server.

Video Tutorial : Create Speed Test Server

if you’re Lazy to Read the Tutorial. Watch the Video Tutorial instead.

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Conclusion : Create Speed Test Server

This Speedtest Mini server is designed by Ookla which can be hosted in any web server that supports PHP, ASP.NET, ASP or JSP. Ookla is offering this Mini server for free and they’re not supporting it further. If there’s any future update we can to manually download it from their site and upload it again on our hosting to enjoy the latest updates of the server. This mini server is not intended to replace original from their perspective and Ookla claims that the speeds might differ when compared to original.

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4 comments
Arief says February 25, 2017

Hi, thanks for sharing tutorials and article 🙂
Btw can I monetize script from okla mini speed test, thanks

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    Anirudh Pulikonda says February 26, 2017

    Hello Arief,

    Yeah, you can monetize the script Because it’s hosted on your own domain. So there won’t be any problem.

    Reply
tom says November 14, 2017

Hello , this method is not working ,
can you please share the upgraded one
thank you

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    Anirudh Pulikonda says November 14, 2017

    Speedtest Mini is discountinued, Unfortunately! I’ll look for an alternative and will upgrade asap.

    Reply
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