Here's a good reminder of how Google defines “performance” when it comes to websites, and what terms like “Largest Contentful Paint,” “First Input Delay,” and “Cumulative Layout Shift” mean when you are measuring your Core Web Vitals with Google PageSpeed Insights. 🖌️
NitroPack is hosting a free webinar on Wednesday, September 14th at 5pm EET / 11:00am ET, NitroPack’s team jointly with Salvatore Denaro, Technical Consultant at Google, will discuss all things Core Web Vitals, web performance, and WordPress. Register today!
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I’ve been collecting rtCamp news for a while — they have a great monthly newsletter — and here are some of the highlights worth sharing broadly.
📱Google‘s AMP — Accelerate Mobile Pages — has preoccupied web developers and their discussions for years. This controversial technology might be fading away now, ever so slightly. Search Engine Land noted that AMP won’t be required for articles to show in the Top Stories carousel in search results any longer. After the “Google Page Experience…
Fresh off the heels of WordCamp US, here’s a glimpse of what’s going on in the world of design and development in the WordPress space. There were several fantastic talks about design, accessibility, WP-CLI, blocks, and FSE at the event. We’re looking forward to highlighting some videos once they’re online.
Now that SEO is taking performance optimization much more seriously thanks to Google‘s Core Web Vitals, some people think a web page’s Lighthouse performance scores correlate with their Core Web Vitals score. But is this really true? Rick Viscomi dives deeper into that question. Rick concludes it’s better to use tools like Google Search Console‘s…