It might seem that such selectors would be a speed problem. However, the selector matching performance is fast. The CSS declarations are so friendly to compression algorithms that the effort required to optimise a CSS selector is usually better spent working on other parts of your application with a greater return on investment.
The other half of this statement is in the ever growing Google of it all. This update is dipping a toe into creating other measurable User Satisfaction/UX metrics. So you should be thinking-- what annoys me about websites? How would I measure that? And is my own website up to the task?
the reason we’ve been so dependent on lab data for so long is because RUM data is noisy. The steps CrUX takes to reduce this does help to give a more stable view, but at the cost of it making it difficult to see recent changes.
Don’t use runtime CSS-in-JS if you care about the load performance of your site. Simply less JS = Faster Site. There isn’t much we can do about it. But if you want to see some numbers, continue reading.
Optimizing websites for a quality user experience is key to the long-term success of any site on the web and Core Web Vitals is an initiative Google has provided as a unified guidance for quality signals that are essential to delivering a great user experience on the web. Addy Osmani and Kristofer Baxter, from Google, join us to talk more about Core Web Vitals.
The first step in improving speed is establishing who is responsible for the effort. Other than responsibility, it’s invaluable to gather a diverse group who can contribute unique ideas to the brainstorming and evaluation session (more on that below). By including people from different business areas, you’ll allow knowledge to spread throughout the organisation more freely too.
Not sure about you, but I often wonder how to build a carousel component in such a way that you can easily dump a bunch of items into the component and get a nice working carousel — one that allows you to scroll smoothly, navigate with the dynamic buttons, and is responsive
Hover and quicklink prefetching works for the vast majority of web apps. I’d recommend starting with hover prefetching moving to quicklink approach if fast navigation is from a high-priority and you don’t have many links.
[…] you could imagine some basic stats around initial CPU execution time, memory usage, and disk usage that wouldn’t be impossible to measure in an automated way.
There has been a lot of uncertainty and confusion since Google announced the Page Experience Update in 2020. With just over three months before the update goes live in May, here's what we know about it.