According to Google, the old tool provided suggestions without context on how the website/pages performed in real world, making it difficult for webmasters to figure out when and what to implement based on the suggestions. This time around, the new PageSpeed Insights tool will use data from the Chrome User Experience Report, which will make sure that the analysis is more in tune with real world data. … [Read more...] about Google Updates Page Speed Insights Tool!
9. Soliloquy Slider is an interesting web design element used by many blog owners, photographers and online retailers to showcase their best work on their website. However, this feature is capable of making the site slow. Slider in WordPress creates an issue in mobile readiness. The issue becomes persistent if the responsive website uses a non-responsive slider, which break a site’s layout for different devices and screen sizes. Slider plugins like Soliloquy help to optimize the slider load speed. … [Read more...] about 10 Best WordPress Plugins to Improve Page Speed
John said this in a webmaster hangout at the 37:35 mark. I asked "Google is going to use the page speed of which version. Does it depend on if it's being accessed on Google mobile versus Google Desktop?" John responded "Yeah, yeah. It's specific to the mobile search results or the desktop search results." … [Read more...] about Google Page Speed Uses Desktop Or Mobile Based On Searcher
We know it will use real Chrome user data, which the revised page insights tool from Google has told us already. But John, at least how I am hearing it, makes it sound like it is not only going to be about really really slow sites suffering but maybe - just maybe, different levels? … [Read more...] about Upcoming Google Speed Update Will Look More Closely At Page Speed Variations
One of the most common questions I get is how do I know if my pages are fast enough for the Google Speed Update? The answer is, you don't know. Google won't be sending you a notice in Google Search Console and Google won't tell you which specific tool to use to measure your page speed. Google just says you can use new PageInsights report over here, also check the Chrome user experience report and use the Lighthouse tool or other tools. … [Read more...] about Google Says Pick One Testing Tool For Measuring Page Speed