Pagespeed findings

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    Interaction to Next Paint: WP and SPA's like PWA

    So, FID is only tracking delay during first interaction and didn't come with real nuances per stack. But what about the new INP metric and WP, Magento or SPA's?

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    What the setup of my pagespeed cases look like

    Even clients that are convinced they should work with me, still want to know how a collaboration and an auditing trajectory is going to look like. This article is giving background information.

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    When Core Web Vitals FCP and LCP are the same

    You might have noticed that your LCP will often be worse than your FCP. This is quite common, as the header, hamburger menu or (inlined) SVG logo will be rendered sooner than the rest of the page. But what does it mean if your LCP and FCP are almost the same?

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    Core Web Vitals A/B testing best practices

    A/B testing is often used to come up with better headlines or layout, increasing conversion. However, even today A/B testing isn't always implemented in an optimal way, negatively impacting your business instead.

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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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    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.

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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.

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    Analysing your Core Web Vitals competition

    Only 24% is passing the Core Web Vitals. This means your shop has the chance to not only get some highlighting in the search results, but also outperform your closest competitors. Let's dive into some numbers and toolings.

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    Core Web Vitals and highlighting live in May 2021

    Things just got real! We already knew about Core Web Vitals. Google now published that your website will be highlighted within the Google search result pages.

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    Cloudflare Rocket Loader and Core Web Vitals

    Render blocking JS? Use Cloudflare Rocket Loader JS they said! But then Core Web Vitals came around, changing things 😕 However, Cloudflare Rocket Loader already came with a handful of pitfalls:

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    GTmetrix pagespeed: outdated and going to use Core Web Vitals

    Earlier I wrote why to use PageSpeed Insights instead of GTmetrix, but this might not be accurate anymore by the end of the month. GTmetrix announced they will be moving to using Core Web Vitals as well.

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    Webflow pagspeed and Core Web Vitals

    Webflow was founded in 2012 and is an online visual editor platform allowing users to design, build and launch websites. Does this mean you can't get high PageSpeed scores? And what about the newest Core Web Vitals?

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    Performance metrics: LCP replacing FMP

    First Meaningful Paint is one of the six performance metrics tracked and displayed by Lighthouse. It measures when the primary content of a page is visible, but is more of a guess. It became time for a new metric.