How to Optimize for Google Core Web Vitals for WordPress

Since there are countless information regarding the new Google Page Experience update, it seems that almost all insights are rather confusing for the average WordPress website owner regarding how to optimize for Google Core Web Vitals. Here’s my attempt to simplify it. What is Core Web Vitals As you can see in the above image,… Continue reading How to Optimize for Google Core Web Vitals for WordPress

What is Cumulative Layout Shift CLS

Core Web Vitals being part of the new Page Experience algorithm update are the most important user experience metrics that Google recommends you focus on. Cumulative Layout Shift (CLS) is one of these metrics. CLS measures the cumulative score of all unexpected layout shifts that occur between when the page starts loading and when its… Continue reading What is Cumulative Layout Shift CLS

What is First Input Delay FID

First Input Delay (FID) measures interactivity, its time of first user interaction with a web page element to the time when the browser is able to begin processing event handlers in response to that interaction. What is Good FID Score? Good <= 100 milliseconds Needs improvement 100 milliseconds till 300 milliseconds Poor > 300 milliseconds… Continue reading What is First Input Delay FID

What is Largest Contentful Paint LCP

Largest Contentful Paint (LCP) is user-centric metric for measuring perceived load speed. From the initial page load start time to the point when the page’s main content has likely loaded. Fast Largest Contentful Paint loading assures the user that the page is useful and loads reasonably fast. Perceived load speed: how quickly a page can… Continue reading What is Largest Contentful Paint LCP

Core Web Vitals 2021

This year 2021 Google has changed its algorithm in a HUGE way, gradually rolling out a major algorithm update called Page Experience Update. Core Web Vitals are part of that update. What are Core Web Vitals? Part of Google’s Page Experience Update, Core Web Vitals are minimum requirements that Google wants from websites. Its a… Continue reading Core Web Vitals 2021