And what does that even mean? Performance test benchmark your site for load speed metrics like First time to Interaction. Also, part of the test are accessibility, is your site accessible also for people with disabilities and then also test pages for best practices on search engine optimization.
Stats relevant to your website’s user experience
- 20% of US population has some form of disability.
- You have only 3 seconds before a mobile user navigates away from your website.
- 60% of user browse the web on their mobile phones
- Google uses Site Speed as ranking factor
- Google now only indexes mobile content for you website.
We will run a performance test on your site and give you the detailed report. The performance test uses Google Lighthouse tools and measures overall performance, accessibility, best practices, search engine optimization and PWA requirements. The last part is only interesting if you are working on a Progressive Web App or on a mobile first site.
Theme migration huge performance jump
Here is an example test before and after we made some site changes. We migrated a site from theme published in 2006 to a more modern theme and spruced up the home page navigation.
The overall score went from 71 to 76 so the old site wasn’t that bad. However the details show some astonishing outcomes. The overall Accessibility went from 74 to 96 and the SEO score from 69 to 100.
And then we added Google AdSense areas to the footer of the site and the performance went way down:
So it’s not only important to measure the performance of your website and each single page, it also is necessary to monitor the performance over time, or at least test is again, after you make significant changes or start using 3rd party systems.
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