Month: November 2021

* { box-sizing: border-box; } body {margin: 0;}*{box-sizing:border-box;}body{margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;} I’ll begin by assuming that you have no prior experience of WordPress whatsoever; I shall start with the basics. In this tutorial, I’ll answer the question: “What is WordPress?”  This video is taken from my course A Beginner’s Guide to WordPress. You can watch the entire course for Read More

Learn about the latest in PageSpeed Insights to help you better measure and optimize your page and site quality. Nov 3, 2021 Over the years, PageSpeed Insights (PSI) has evolved into a one-stop source for both field and lab data. It integrates information from the Chrome UX Report (CrUX) and Lighthouse diagnostics to provide insights Read More

An update on our plans for measuring responsiveness on the web. Nov 3, 2021 Earlier this year, the Chrome Speed Metrics Team shared some of the ideas we were considering for a new responsiveness metric. We want to design a metric that better captures the end-to-end latency of individual events and offers a more holistic Read More

Learn about measuring animations, how to think about animation frames, and overall page smoothness. Nov 3, 2021• Updated Nov 3, 2021 You’ve probably experienced pages that “stutter” or “freeze” during scrolling or animations. We like to say that these experiences are not smooth. To address these types of issues, the Chrome team has been working Read More

Try out a new Lighthouse API to measure performance and best practices throughout a user flow. Nov 3, 2021 Lighthouse is a fantastic tool for testing performance and best practices during initial page load. However, it’s traditionally been difficult to use Lighthouse to analyze other aspects of the life of a page, such as: Page Read More

Oct 26, 2021 Time to First Byte (TTFB) is a foundational metric for measuring connection setup time and web server responsiveness in both the lab and the field. It helps identify when a web server is too slow to respond to requests. In the case of navigation requests—that is, requests for an HTML document—it precedes Read More

Priority hints indicate the relative importance of resources to the browser. They can enable optimal loading and improve Core Web Vitals. Oct 20, 2021 When a browser parses a web page and begins to discover and download resources such as images, scripts, or CSS, it assigns them a fetch priority in an attempt to download Read More

An overview of techniques to load popular third-party embeds efficiently. Oct 5, 2021• Updated Oct 5, 2021 Many sites use third-party embeds to create an engaging user experience by delegating some sections of a web page to another content provider. The most common examples of third-party content embeds are video players, social-media feeds, maps, and Read More

Finding correlation between site performance and business metrics was the key to driving the success of their optimization efforts. Sep 15, 2021 Swappie is a successful start-up that sells refurbished phones. For a few years they prioritized adding new features over site performance, however when they noticed that business results on the mobile site were Read More