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Opened 2 months ago

Last modified 2 months ago

#52454 new enhancement

Ready WordPress for Core Web Vitals

Reported by: nasiralamreeki Owned by:
Milestone: Awaiting Review Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: General Keywords: close reporter-feedback
Focuses: javascript, css, performance, coding-standards Cc:

Description

Google plans to begin using Core Web Vitals as a search engine ranking factor in May 2021. Currently WordPress out of the box doesn’t appear to perform very well under these standards.

WordPress should focus some energy on making WordPress perform well under Core Web Vitals.

https://www.searchenginejournal.com/google-core-web-vitals-ranking-signals/387142/

Change History (1)

#1 @audrasjb
2 months ago

  • Keywords close reporter-feedback added

Hello @nasiralamreeki, welcome to WordPress Trac and thank you for opening this ticket,

The WordPress projet is constantly evolving to serve a better experience to end-users, and to follow the industry standards best practices. However, this ticket seems very, very, very general.
There is no specific actionable item in this request.

"Be compliant to Google criteria" is not an actionable item as is really depends on the theme and plugins you’re using on you website.

Maybe some criteria can be handled by core. Maybe others are clearly plugin/theme territory.
Do you have any specific actionable item to point out?

Adding close keyword for now, but happy to help this moving forward if relevant criteria are raised by commenters.

Thank yo,
Jb

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