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November 24, 2021

Do Javascript Animations Impact CLS?

Cumulative Layout Shift (CLS) is an important aspect of Google Core Web Vitals. It factors into your ranking and user experience, so removing CLS is incredibly important for website owners. Read: What exactly is Cumulative […]
By James LePage
January 7, 2021

Minimize CLS With Aspect Ratio Divs Wrapping Slow Loading Content

CLS is caused by items loading into your page after the user has begun interacting with the content. For example, if you have a slow loading video or image, and the user has already begun […]
By James LePage
December 23, 2020

Content-Visibility Example and Real World Test

In this quick test, we tested the impact of applying content-visibility to a real-world web page. This is a relatively new CSS property that improves the loading time of your page by omitting off screen […]
By James LePage
November 24, 2020

How To Reduce the Impact of 3rd Party Code

In this article we are going to discuss how to reduce the impact of 3rd party code on the loading of your website. If you have a ton of 3rd party code loading when a […]
By James LePage
July 10, 2020

Commonly Failed PageSpeed Audits And How To Fix Them

In this article we're going to discuss how to use WP Rocket to optimize your WordPress website. We will be taking a step by step look at how to use this plugin to pass the […]
By James LePage
July 8, 2020

Google PageSpeed & Lighthouse Score Is A Question Mark?

In this article, we're going to discuss the common causes of a Google PageSpeed performance score being a question question mark. Sometimes, when you generate a Google PageSpeed report (the same goes for Lighthouse) there […]
By James LePage
July 8, 2020

What exactly is First Input Delay?

In late May 2020, Google began transitioning towards a more user experience oriented search. In the coming months, the search engine algorithm will begin incorporating user experience (as well as website speed and content quality) […]
By James LePage
July 8, 2020

Understanding Real World Data In Google PageSpeed

In this article we're going to discuss what real world data (field data) in Google PageSpeed is, and how you can use it to improve your websites speed, user experience, and ranking. In this article, […]
By James LePage
June 11, 2020

What Are Core Web Vitals?

In this blog post we're going to review what Core Web Vitals are, and why you should care. In May 2020, Google announced that it will begin incorporating a website user experience into its search […]
By James LePage
June 3, 2020

What Exactly Is Total Blocking Time?

In the most recent update of Google PageSpeed, which happened in May 2020, users were introduced to several new metrics, like Cumulative Layout Shift, Largest Contentful Paint and Total Blocking Time. These new metrics were […]
By James LePage
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