Is your website losing rankings? Worried that your site isn’t meeting Google’s Core Web Vitals criteria? Want to optimize the page speed of your website but aren’t sure what to do next?
What should we focus on when boosting web performance today? Surely we’ve heard about Core Web Vitals and Lighthouse scores, but is it enough to get into the green zone in the Google Search Console? How do we optimize for specific regions in a world where our user base is? And how do we debug long tasks and layout shifts?
A collection of the best practices that the Chrome DevRel team believes are the most effective ways to improve Core Web Vitals performance in 2023.
When I hear the term “responsive design”, the first thing that I think about is different device sizes. It’s just there in my subconscious mind. I bet some of you might be thinking the same, too. Currently, responsive design means a lot of different things.
Regularly testing your ecommerce website’s performance will ensure it’s running at an optimal level. There are plenty of free resources available to help. Here is a list of free tools to test your website. There are tools to measure download speed, monitor user experience, test accessibility, locate broken links, evaluate search engine and browser compatibility, and check mobile friendliness. All of these tools have free plans, and most offer premium options.
Classic mobile-first CSS development is based on the principle of overwriting style declarations: you begin your CSS with default style declarations, and overwrite and/or add new styles as you add breakpoints with min-width media queries for larger viewports (for a good overview see “What is Mobile First CSS and Why Does It Rock?”). But all those exceptions create complexity and inefficiency, which in turn can lead to an increased testing effort and a code base that’s harder to maintain. Admit it—how many of us willingly want that?
Why should a website be mobile friendly? Because more people than ever search for and access content on their mobile devices, the sites you design must work well on those devices and provide information in a readable manner.
Third-party scripts provide a wide range of useful functionality, making the web more dynamic, interactive, and interconnected. These scripts may be crucial to your website’s functionality or revenue stream. But third-party scripts also come with many risks that should be taken into consideration to minimize their impact while still providing value. Why do you need to be careful about third-party scripts?
There are 5.1 billion people on the internet, and they’re increasingly turning to mobile devices to browse and shop online. In the mobile vs. desktop war, the two have gone head to head. Who’s winning?
It’s second nature to type in a simple word or phrase to have millions of results presented to you across thousands of pages. There’s even a name for them. We call those Search Engine Results Pages or SERPs for short.