Google says the Core Web Vitals has saved users over 10,000 years of waiting for web pages to load in 2023.

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14 Nov 2023

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According to a new Chromium blog post, the Core Web Vitals (CWV) have reduced page load times by over 10,000 years for Chrome users in 2023.

The CWV are a set of metrics developed by Google to quantify the user experience on web pages. These metrics include Largest Contentful Paint (LCP), First Input Delay (FID), Interaction to Next Paint (INP), and Cumulative Layout Shift (CLS), all crucial for measuring a user's web page experience.

Chrome team's research shows that these improvements have cut down page load times by more than 8,000 years on Android and over 2,000 years on desktops. However, despite these advancements, over half of the websites still don't meet the CWV standards, highlighting the need for continued enhancement. So more work remains.

Chrome saved users over 10000 years of waiting for web pages to load

Looking ahead

Since their introduction in 2020, more than 40% of websites now comply with Core Web Vitals (CWV) standards. 

That means work remains to be done, as over half of the sites still need to meet CWV thresholds. But the progress so far shows the impact a focus on user experience can have.

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In particular, CWV-related improvements have led to Chrome users on Android saving more than 8,000 years in page loading times and over 2,000 years on desktops within this year alone. There were also gains in page responsiveness, amounting to an additional saving of over 1,200 years.

Google outlined several technical advancements in Chrome, such as better resource connections and improved rendering techniques. An example includes giving priority to image loading, which lessened layout shifts and enhanced LCP by over 5% on mobile devices.

Wewoosh - Core Web Vitals Guarantee 

We're proud to be part of this achievement at Wewoosh, where we specialize in creating sites that not only meet but excel at Google’s Core Web Vitals. Our focus on speed is part of our commitment to make the web a faster and more enjoyable experience for everyone. Everywhere.

With Wewoosh, you can always monitor your page's health directly on the platform. Wewoosh measures performance for both today and up to 30 days back. You can always contact us for best practices and tips to ensure that your website performs at its best.


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