Pagespeed findings

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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 (also reduces data usage for your mobile users) and improve loading speed it is best to minify JS and CSS files. Fortunately, many developers already do this when possible.

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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 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.

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    My content-visibility implementation for improved UX

    Before, we learned that content-visibility is likely to improve the pagespeed and performance of your website. But considering all caveats, how should you approach content-visibility implementation yourself?

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    Improve pagespeed with content-visibility CSS, is it for you?

    Content-visibility is a new CSS property that boosts your rendering performance, according to Google. But is that really so and are there any caveats, or in other words, should you start using it already?

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    Word-breaking solution with SEO & UX in mind, without JavaScript

    There are JavaScript and CSS solutions out there to break words. However, they often don't break words in an organic way. Today, I am sharing a piece of code which I use to break words the way I want, maintaining SEO value at the same time.

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    How Brian Dean's Backlinko acted on Core Web Vitals

    I wrote about the Backlinko results in November 2019 on LinkedIn, tagging Brian as well. But it looks like Brian already put some effort into the pagespeed of his website. As a result, he is now passing Core Web Vitals.

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    Core Web Vitals visual indicator and Google news top stories

    Mid november, Google announced when and how Core Web Vitals will be part of organic ranking. In May, where pages will have a visual indicator of meeting Core Web Vitals. The first tests of Google were already seen.