After their latest debacle over the new Search Console, Google’s latest revamping with PageSpeed tool uses data from Chrome user experience report that means using a legible metrics from “real-world Chrome users who experience popular destinations on the web.”
What’s new with this PageSpeed tool?
After this latest revamp action, this PageSpeed tool will show how fast the pages are getting loaded on the basis of real data from Chrome. The grading system of Pages are as follows:
- Fast: The median value of the metric is in the fastest third of all page loads.
- Slow: The median value of the metric is in the slowest third of all page loads.
- Average: The median value of the metric is in the middle third of all page loads.
What are the features to look out for?
- The page loading speed will be categorised as Fast, Average or Slow depending on the speed score. The speed score is determined by median value of two metrics: First Contentful Paint (FCP) and DOM Content Loaded (DCL).
- There is an Optimization score will rank the page as Good, Medium or Low that will determine that the developer wants to keep the appearance and functionality of the page as it is.
- The FCP and DCL metrics for the page will be displayed by Page Load Distributions in events wherein the events are described as Fast, Average or Slow.
- There is an added section of Page Stats that will describe the round trips required to load the page’s render-blocking resources. It will suggest whether the loading speed could be improved with some manipulation of appearance and functionality by the developer.
- There are Optimization Suggestions that comprises of list of practices that could be implemented on the pages but these suggestions are hidden by default.