Tag Archives: Vitals

How Vital Are Core Web Vitals?

Let’s look at how you can use Lighthouse to find the exact issues you may be dealing with. Looking at Core Web Vitals in Lighthouse To open Lighthouse, right-click anywhere on the webpage and select Inspect. Nike.com Go to the Lighthouse report and look for the Opportunities it lists. These tell you where you could […]

A Technical SEO Guide to Advanced Core Web Vitals Optimization

Real humans want good web experiences. What does that look like in practice? Well, one recent study cited by Google in a blog post about Core Web Vitals found that mobile web users only kept their attention on the screen for 4-8 seconds at a time. Read that again. You have less than 8 seconds […]

Core Web Vitals Challenge: WordPress vs Everyone

HTTP Archive (sister site to Archive.org aka Wayback Machine) published real-world statistics of which content management system (CMS) achieved the best Core Web Vitals scores. The results show that while there was one clear winner, the results show that performance was mixed among all of them. The HTTP Archive challenge matched WordPress versus Drupal, Joomla, […]

A marketer’s guide to Core Web Vitals and page experience

30-second summary: Google has always placed its emphasis on the user experience Core web vitals (CWV) and the Page Experience Update are part of that evolution Sites that already recognize the importance of fast loading times and exceptional UX are best positioned to benefit The prospect of having searchers warned off from clicking on your […]

Google on Improving Core Web Vitals Score by Blocking Countries

Martin Splitt, in a JavaScript SEO Office Hours video answered a question on improving Core Web Vitals score by blocking countries with slow Internet. The idea is that blocking those site visitors will prevent Google from incorporating those slow Core Web vitals metrics from being used to calculate the final score. Core Web Vitals Scores […]