Core Web Vitals Reading List

May 2021 the new Google update will start to have rankings implications. It is something that will be talked about a lot before it happens as it is not often Google says explicitly what they are starting to count for ranking signals. Below is a collection of some great articles to start this journey and to get ready for some new things that we all have to start monitoring more.

Introduction to Core Web Vitals

Web Vitals
Essential metrics for a healthy site

Defining the Core Web Vitals metrics thresholds

Defining the Core Web Vitals metrics thresholds
The research and methodology behind Core Web Vitals thresholds

Best practices for measuring Web Vitals in the field

Defining the Core Web Vitals metrics thresholds
The research and methodology behind Core Web Vitals thresholds

Optimize First Input Delay

Optimize First Input Delay
First Input Delay (FID) measures the time from when a user first interacts with your site to the time when the browser is actually able to respond to that interaction. Learn how to optimize FID by minimizing unused JavaScript, breaking up Long Tasks, and improving interaction readiness.

Optimize Cumulative Layout Shift

Optimize Cumulative Layout Shift
Cumulative Layout Shift (CLS) is a metric that quantifies how often users experience sudden shifts in page content. In this guide, we’ll cover optimizing common causes of CLS such as images and iframes without dimensions or dynamic content.

Optimize Largest Contentful Paint

Optimize Largest Contentful Paint
Largest Contentful Paint (LCP) can be used to determine when the main content of the page has finished rendering on the screen. Learn how to optimize LCP by improving slow server response times, resource load times and client-side rendering.

Core Web Vitals for SEO: An Overview

Core Web Vitals for SEO: An Overview

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