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Helping publishers and users get more out of visual searches on Google Images with AMP

Google Images has made a series of changes to help people explore, learn and do more through visual search. An important element of visual search is the ability for users to scan many ideas before coming to a decision, whether it’s purchasing a product, learning more about a stylish room, or finding instructions for a …

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User experience improvements with page speed in mobile search

To help users find the answers to their questions faster, we included page speed as a ranking factor for mobile searches in 2018. Since then, we’ve observed improvements on many pages across the web. We want to recognize the performance improvements webmasters have made over the past year. A few highlights: For the slowest one-third …

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PageSpeed Insights, now powered by Lighthouse

At Google, we know that speed matters and we provide a variety of tools to help everyone understand the performance of a page or site. Historically, these tools have used different analysis engines. Unfortunately, this caused some confusion because the recommendations from each tool were different. Today, we’re happy to announce that Pagespeed Insights (PSI) …

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How to Make Your Website Load Fast on Mobile

The main reason a website “hangs” or loads slowly usually results from trying to load a large resource. Resources like CSS, JavaScript, and images should be reduced in size whenever possible. Not loading a resource can also help improve your mobile page speed. If you don’t have an image gallery on the page, why are …

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Making the Web a Better Place

At WebDevStudios (WDS), we are dedicated to making the web a better place. Oh sure, we love being creative and having fun, too. And our entire team has a passion for technology. However, whether we’re working on client projects, speaking at a WordCamp, writing content, or developing a WordPress plugin, our primary goals are always …

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Using page speed in mobile search ranking

People want to be able to find answers to their questions as fast as possible — studies show that people really care about the speed of a page. Although speed has been used in ranking for some time, that signal was focused on desktop searches. Today we’re announcing that starting in July 2018, page speed …

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