Google Lighthouse is an open-source tool that helps improve performance. Anyone can use it for free to see if their site is in sync with Google’s high standards. If the value of SEO is important to you according to Google’s instructions you can significantly increase the position in the search engine.
How does it work?
Lighthouse runs on tests to simulate different situations that influence user experience. When running a report, you will receive four different grades for:
- Progressive web application
- Best Practices
Speed pages, has always been and will be an important factor in search engine ranking.
- 73% of mobile internet users say they have met a site that was too slow to load.
- 47% of consumers expect a webpage to load in 2 seconds or less.
- 40% of people are leaving a web site that takes more than 3 seconds to load.
- A 1 second delay in the page response can result in a 7% conversion reduction.
At first glance, this tool is similar to PageSpeed Insight and Pingdom, but it adds, examines it from the customer’s point of view, and transmits information to help us rectify problems and shortcomings in the site. If the Lighthouse gives your site a low level at first, do not be disappointed, you can take it as a challenge to improve your optimization skills. By following the indicators that Google offers you, we can help you achieve the standard you want.
Instead of using a rigorous set of safe practices, better test your site with Lighthouse, it invokes a process more akin to the perception of users about how fast the content is loaded. With the instructions you receive from this test, you can rectify the site’s problems.
Site owners are beginning to forget how important it is to make sure websites work well on phones and tablets. These devices do not have the same processing power and may have connections with less bandwidth. When running a Lighthouse test, CPU and network connection is diminished, which helps us remember how important site optimization is for all devices.
In addition to performance, Lighthouse also includes tests for Progressive Web Applications, Best Practices and Accessibility. These are elements that are often not covered by other tools and yet play an important role both in user experience and in SEO.
Today, mobile traffic accounts for over 50% of web traffic and most mobile optimization practices also work for the desktop. Lighthous is the best approach to the real world of site speed. It measures exactly what counts for your users, that is, how long it takes your site to load on their devices.
Like you to have no problems on your mobile platform. Our team has forced the AMP on all mobile pages. This means that if you install the module, all visitors who look on the mobile page will automatically see page sizes of AMP, and your site will be as fast or as fast as the desktop.
Not many people are able to make changes based on the information received from the Lighthouse, but our team can. Upon request we have done this process several times and always have satisfied customers. Do not miss the opportunity, test the Lighthouse site and find out the shortcomings in it and contact us for a better site to generate traffic and profit.