Pagespeed findings

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    Anyone else not buying Core Web Vitals?

    Reddit might not be the first platform you think of when talking about SEO or Core Web Vitals. However, this exact same question got asked on Reddit and led to a surprising reply.

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    To lazyload or not to lazyload above the fold images

    Wether you're reading a LinkedIn or Twitter discussion, there still is confusion around lazyloading images. Especially when it comes to above the fold images, such as hero images. Let's deal with this for once and for all.

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    Shopware 6 as your ideal Core Web Vitals boilerplate?

    When it comes to Core Web Vitals, there isn't a one-size-fits. And the same actually applies to (Shopware) shops, as each will have some customized functionality. However, rule of thumb are the same when it comes to Core Web Vitals, but also the typical Shopware shop as they are sharing the same boilerplate.

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    Google IO and Core Web Vitals ranking announcements

    Google I/O is an annual developer conference held by Google. "I/O" stands for input/output, as well as the slogan "Innovation in the Open", where they typically introduce new developments.

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    Google announces CLS metric will change, and here's how

    Layout shifts aren't a good look and should be below 10%. And while it might actually attract visitors in some contexts, shifts on a website might lead to page abandonment. But there's more to it.

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    Let's get critical: inline CSS a must have?

    "Critical CSS is a must-have for a good pagespeed and core web vitals score". I saw this statement passing by recently, and although using critical CSS myself, such claim comes with nuance.

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    Website performance and laggy animations: GPU vs CPU

    Google Lighthouse has recently had an update. This may also have (negatively) influenced your scores. I briefly paid attention to it in a LinkedIn post, but in this blogpost I will go into it a bit more deeply.

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    A Lifehack for removing unused JS/CSS.. or just unminify

    To reduce page size plus your user's data usage and improve loading speed it is best to minify JS and CSS files. Fortunately, many developers or just plugins are already doing this by default. However..

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    Need for pagespeed depends on the context

    Instant noodle soup is not the best example, but would you trust shellfish that would've been in boiling water for just 100 milliseconds? Well that's where I had to change things to give users a trustworthy feeling.

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    Improving Pagespeed / UX by ditching PWA

    Wait, what!? Obviously, I could name some great PWA solutions out there, but it wasn't always so. Today's case, migrated in November, is proving that you can build perfectly performant solutions, for real users, the traditional way.

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    Web performance company without passing Core Web Vitals

    If you reached this blog, then chances are you've heard of Cloudflare. CDN solution might be the first that comes to mind, but their focus is even broader. However, it stops at Core Web Vitals.