Skip to main content
Share Your Experience: Take the 2024 Developer Survey

Questions tagged [page-speed]

Page-Speed normally refers to the time it takes for a web-page to be presented to a browser in a "fully loaded" state.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0 votes
1 answer
16 views

PageSpeed Insights is not showing CrUX data | How to fix? Alternatives for real-user (field) stats?

Summary Performing a performance analysis on my site. Intending to check: PageSpeed Insights (lighthouse, lab) data Real World Chrome User Experience Report (CrUX), Web Core Vitals (field) data ...
Shafik Walakaka's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
24 views

JS files Listed several times in Page Speed

My website has a few js files at the bottom. As you can see on the picture, some of them are listed several times as per the index page itself. Does it mean they're downloaded more than once? Thanks
Pixelkomando's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
21 views

How do you add an expire header to a static website hosted with AWS Amplify?

My website's speed test with Pingdom got an F grade for Expire Headers. What would be the best way to add them to a basic HTML website? I have searched for ways to add them, but none of them involve a ...
Neil Meyer's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
34 views

in the core web vitals, a lot of my pages have same issues in css

I have LCP issue and I am not able to solve these problem. please help me. In the core web vitals section, about 1339 pages of my site have lcp problems and most of them have the same problem and I ...
Fatima's user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
1 answer
53 views

CLS issue only for PageSpeed Insights

Hi get a 99 score in lighthouse and also in PageSpeed Insights BUT PageSpeed Insights gives me ( for desktop ) a FAIL because it thinks I have a 0,67 CLS issue I did test it with GTmetrix, webvitals ...
al404IT's user avatar
  • 177
0 votes
0 answers
105 views

Running a ping and speed test from Africa, specifically countries with no large data centers?

I have a task to run network latency and speed tests from different parts of Africa. Specifically, I would like to run a ping test for different URLs different times of the day from those parts. These ...
jermspeaks's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
64 views

Pagespeed Virtual Host Configuration

I installed pagespeed on CentOS 7 with plesk (apache 2.4). I have 2 vhosts with different SSL certificates on the server. Pagespeed is running server-wide. Filters such as collapse_whitespace and ...
KenAdamsTR's user avatar
3 votes
2 answers
255 views

Google Pagespeed Insights: "Ensure text remains visible during webfont load"

I ran my website on Google's PageSpeed Insight and one of the following errors that I got was: Ensure text remains visible during webfont load When I expanded this, in one fo the lines below this ...
Muhammad Ahmad's user avatar
3 votes
2 answers
66 views

Reduce CDN latency that is affecting core web vitals

Below image shows an image being downloaded by chrome from my site. This image is served from Google CDN. I have throttled the network to fast 3g to simulate lighthouse. Downloading LCP image at 1.53 ...
Jebin's user avatar
  • 131
3 votes
1 answer
277 views

Is setting Priority Hint fetchpriority=low for favicon.svg and/or site.webmanifest a good idea for website speed / Core Web Vitals?

I've noticed in a chromium desktop browser web console that the default priority (fetchpriority) for favicon.svg and site.webmanifest as assigned by the browser is high. Would it be a good idea to set ...
adrelanos's user avatar
  • 165
3 votes
1 answer
597 views

Why does PageSpeed Insights ask me to use next generation images when I am using Cloudflare Polish?

When I test my site on Google's PageSpeed Insights, it reports that some of the images should be optimized by converting them to .webp or .avif format. However, I am already using the Cloudflare ...
Guy's user avatar
  • 211
3 votes
1 answer
3k views

How to solve "Links do not have descriptive text" for Read More links that already have enough description in the context?

It's prevalent to have sections like features, or recent posts or our skills on a website's home page and these sections have short explanations and then usually have a Read More link: This image ...
Saeed Neamati's user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
242 views

How to improve page speed of a site built with Prismic

It looks like all the sites who use Prismic get a terrible score at Page Speed Insights. Questions: Is Prismic really slowing down all the sites that use their CMS? List of sites using Prismic Score ...
Tasksme's user avatar
  • 31
1 vote
1 answer
154 views

How to find out why the webpage loads slow? [closed]

An external web-development company made a WordPress website for us. The website runs really, really slow on our server. They say that our server is slow. We say that their code is not optimized. What ...
Bostjan's user avatar
  • 11
0 votes
1 answer
52 views

To pass Core web vitals you need a website close to amp level [closed]

So Google is rolling out AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) but increasing the pressure on CWV with new experimental metrics. To pass CWV, you will need to render a page almost identical to amp level. Do ...
jcdsr's user avatar
  • 168
2 votes
0 answers
84 views

Google Lighthouse and SVGs with preserveAspectRatio="none"

Google Lighthouse has a red triangle error which significantly impacts the Best Practices score: Displays images with incorrect aspect ratio I can understand why this would be regarded as an error ...
Rounin's user avatar
  • 2,335
2 votes
1 answer
539 views

Why would Google Analytics report slow loading times when other website testing tools show it is very fast?

I have a WordPress website that is well optimized on Pingdom, GTMetrix, and GPI. When I check on Analytics Speed timings some of its pages have an average load time speed of more than 3 seconds, you ...
Weynard at Kala Digital's user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
294 views

Should I change the 'preconnect' URLs from href="//" to href="https://"?

In order to speed up the load of my webpages, that use ads from Google Adsense, I'm considering to modify the following 'preconnect' directives: <link rel="preconnect" href="//...
Hookstark's user avatar
  • 423
2 votes
0 answers
285 views

I want to measure websites with restricted access with Page Speed ​Insight

I want to measure websites with IP access restrictions in the development environment etc. with Google's Page Speed ​​Insight. Is it possible to use the above web services and APIs? If the access ...
nori's user avatar
  • 21
3 votes
1 answer
109 views

Which is more important in terms of SEO? TTFB or page fully loaded speed?

In terms of SEO, which is more important? Time to First Byte or page load speed? I ask because with Cloudflare our TTFB is 25% faster than without, but the time to fully load the page and its ...
Steve's user avatar
  • 1,466
2 votes
2 answers
167 views

Should I exclude countries with poor page speed to prevent Google PageSpeed Insights using aggregate data?

Google has mentioned they use the aggregate data to rank a site. I have poor scores and flagged in search console. When viewing google analytics it shows countries like India increasing the overall ...
JacobLett's user avatar
  • 123
3 votes
1 answer
333 views

How to improve CLS. Chrome Lighthouse shows GREEN but GSC shows RED?

I have no Idea what is going on. The lighthouse on different devices shows my page CLS 0.002, but when I go to my Google Search Console -> core web vitals the CLS is in RED ZONE >0.25. I ...
K H's user avatar
  • 105
2 votes
1 answer
125 views

Why does GTmetrix give me the "serve images that are appropriately sized" error?

I've run a GTmetrix test on my website. I get one issue in its audit report at https://gtmetrix.com/reports/www.datanumen.com/3FtNGzq8/ I check the image with Chrome DevTools, as below: Since the ...
alancc's user avatar
  • 439
3 votes
1 answer
2k views

Why does my site load slower on the first attempt from an incognito browser?

My WordPress website is connected to Cloudflare CDN. It runs quite smoothly as of now. The site speed is quite good in general. However, when I load the website for the first time after like 10-15 ...
Shiva's user avatar
  • 133
2 votes
3 answers
113 views

Does a good but less than perfect Pagespeed Insights score hurt the chances of a page ranking in Google?

I put my portfolio website through the google speed test and it got a 86. What does this exactly mean? 86 out of 100 strikes me as a good score, what does this mean for the chances of a website with ...
Neil Meyer's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
3k views

Embedded YouTube video is slowing down my site

I got a warning about my page speed performance being suboptimal. Turns out that an iframe of 1 embedded YouTube video is loading one JS file that adds half a second to my page load. I added loading=&...
miran80's user avatar
  • 151
2 votes
1 answer
26 views

Can PageSpeed Insights show a breakdown by device or browser for visitors that score 'poor' for FCP, LCP, and CLS?

I'm looking to better understand the population of site visitors to our site that fall in the 'poor'/red zone of FCP, LCP, and CLS of our Field Data metrics on PageSpeed Insights. Does anyone know of ...
camb517's user avatar
  • 23
1 vote
2 answers
35 views

Can you identify the CLI tool for page speed benchmarking that produced this histogram?

I used a CLI program for benchmarking page load speed that produced a histograms like this in its output: 0.969 [1] |■■ 1.700 [17] |■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■ 2.430 [2] |...
Szczepan Hołyszewski's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
196 views

PageSpeed Insights Field Data Won't Pass Core Web Vitals Assessment!

As you know, Google introduced Core Web Vitals in the end of April 2021 and as of May, the CWV became a ranking factor for Google. Our website was one of those who hit it hard. We lost like 50-70% of ...
Amin Darvand's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
126 views

SEO | Cloaking | Is it safe to remove Third-party / Analytical scripts for crawlers/bots? Is this considered as cloaking?

Is it considered as cloaking if I remove third party scripts such as google tag manager, other analytics based scripts tags for crawlers/bots? By removing these external javascripts I will surely have ...
Nagendra Kumar's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
107 views

Major CLS issue - Can´t locate it at all - Core Web Vitals - All Pages effected

since a few weeks already I am trying to fix my CLS issues. My sitemap contains of 150 single pages in total. All of those 150 pages are affected by BOTH the Mobile and Desktop CLS issue (>0.25 &...
PG3's user avatar
  • 21
1 vote
1 answer
35 views

Can I block some core code of my site for Google Speed Insight to improve the speed score?

I blocked some core jQuery files for the UA google lighthouse, I wonder if it actually works, or it just let me get a high score, essentially, google still thinks my score is low.
healy he's user avatar
5 votes
2 answers
1k views

Does content below the fold affect CLS (cumulative layout shift) score?

From what I've read on CLS it's worked out with the following formula (essentially stuff in the viewport): area of impact region / area of viewport = impact fraction max move distance / viewport ...
AGrush's user avatar
  • 151
2 votes
0 answers
46 views

Why does the Lighthouse API show occasional spikes in total blocking time?

I am using the Lighthouse API to get page load metrics for my site. I'm getting some huge outliers for my Total Blocking Time (TBT) metrics. Since the results are a little different with each request, ...
Jake 1986's user avatar
  • 863
1 vote
1 answer
36 views

Prerendering vs. loadtime optimization

While loadtime optimization we turn many adjusting screws, which all have different efficiency and need different afforts. Is it not better to prerender all, or most important, pages and to guarantee, ...
Evgeniy's user avatar
  • 10.1k
2 votes
2 answers
382 views

How to ensure image search optimization when hosting on a content delivery network?

To improve my websites' user experience, I want to optimize site speed, as well as search engine ranking. Google stated that Improving web speed can benefit ranking in search engine results, but apart ...
Ingo Steinke's user avatar
3 votes
0 answers
32 views

Preload webfonts with format/url variants?

PageSpeed Insights complains that I should preload important assets, which I already do for CSS (http header Link: </assets/css/myfile.css>; rel=preload; as=style). However, the complaints are ...
Hagen von Eitzen's user avatar
5 votes
2 answers
1k views

SEMRush reports a high html-to-text ratio, what is optimal for SEO?

If I am creating or maintaining a website so for the SEO or page experience point of view: What memory size of text will be comparable to HTML code (for example: text should be 52kb and HTML should ...
Gaurav Jain's user avatar
5 votes
1 answer
575 views

Will Google use field or lab data for ranking sites with core web vitals performance metrics?

Starting in May 2021, Google will begin using their Core Web Vitals metrics to inform search ranking. Will they will use field or lab data as the source of these metrics? Our site scores well on field ...
Undistraction's user avatar
4 votes
1 answer
248 views

Google Page Speed Insights shows zero cumulative layout shift with lab data, but poor CLS with field data

Lab data, as well as online analysis tools show my site to have 0 cumulative layout shift (CLS) issues in mobile and desktop versions. However, Google field data is showing 0.30 CLS issues, (Critical, ...
Dave Fes's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
582 views

Can I put Google Adsense and Analytics at the end of the page instead of the beginning?

I wrote a very fast website that scored 99% on GTMetrix and PageSpeed Insights. Then I added Google Analytics and Google Adsense to the site, adding the scripts to the head section, as advised by ...
CaptainCodeman's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
916 views

Chrome dev tools reports “Stalled' and ”Initial connection" under mobile mode only

One of my static pages(generated by Hugo) is loading slow on mobile mode, but the exact same page was fine on desktop mode. (google page load speed desktop score 97, but failed Core Web Vitals on ...
Swiftlet's user avatar
3 votes
2 answers
78 views

Is it worth using next generation image formats with only partial browser support for SEO?

We are building a website for a client and we are trying to make it as SEO optimized as humanly possible and the question now is how to deal with images. Here is an example of pagespeed result: It ...
Alex A.'s user avatar
  • 165
1 vote
2 answers
619 views

Site speed using web fonts - Self-hosted vs Google Fonts etc

Whilst looking for the right solution for me, I have been looking at the question here Using fonts on websites: Webfonts vs downloaded fonts, and one of the answerers states: The information given to ...
Chris Rogers's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
203 views

How to measure processes in Total Blocking Time in Google PageSpeed?

I am trying to measure specific TBT as outlined in Google's documentation The Total Blocking Time (TBT) metric measures the total amount of time between First Contentful Paint (FCP) and Time to ...
notthehoff's user avatar
10 votes
2 answers
11k views

PageSpeed reports that Google Analyics is "unused Javascript" when installed by GTM

I'm setting up a new Drupal 9 site. I have added Google Analytics via Google Tag Manager. I'm using Universal Analytics and these are my tags: Track link clicks Track page views Track scroll depth ...
Patrick Kenny's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
35 views

Slow Wordpress site speed with Bluehost [closed]

I’m having some trouble with my site speed and I cannot figure out how to fix it. My website is jakesmathlessons.com. It is set up on Wordpress and I use Bluehost for my hosting. I have done the ...
Jake O's user avatar
  • 1
1 vote
0 answers
106 views

FCP issue: longer than 3s (desktop)

I am facing speed issue in google search console Although my site speed is considered good as shown from multiple speed tools Google Lighthouse Gtmetrix I have requested to validate this issue ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
3 votes
2 answers
224 views

Why does Google, in it's Page Insights tool, advise to use WebP images which don't work in all browsers?

I recently swapped all of the images on my web with WebP compressed images and the Page Insights score got as high as 97. However, I found out my page doesn't work on IE, Safari and Firefox (all other ...
HajdaCZ's user avatar
  • 33
0 votes
1 answer
54 views

Speeding up loading time of large html file [closed]

I am hosting a static web page, which you can visit at nswcorona.imfast.io. It is a very large index.html file with many elements (displaying geo-data), and takes about 10-15 seconds to load. I am new ...
Programmer's user avatar

1
2 3 4 5 6