Google now tracks the user experience as a set of variables that will impact your website ranking in the search engines. Known as Core Web Vitals, they measure how quickly and easily users can gain access to your content, and also are focused on how fast your pages load. In short, Google is trying to make the web as user friendly as possible; and wants to display results in which they are confident the user will have a good experience. In this three-part series, we will explore what you need to know, and how to improve your website Core Web Vitals.
There are three important factors you need to monitor and adjust for improvement:
FID - measures usability - a score that is based on how quickly the page responds to the user's actions. This is the time between a user first interacting with the page and the browser being able to start responding to the interaction.
First Inputs may include:
You will want to continuously monitor this score for the pages of your website. An acceptable score, by Google’s standards is less than 0.1 seconds. Here are a few ideas for how to optimize and improve your FID score:
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