Day 1 of⚡️ #30DaysOfWebPerf ⚡️
For our 1st day in this series on web performance, we're tackling the 🐘 in the room.
Lighthouse is an amazing tool that helps you identify specific speed problems on your website... [thread]
#Lighthouse @ChromeDevTools15:01 PM - 01 Nov 2019
First, what/where/how? In Chrome, go into DevTools and then the Audits tab. Select which audits, then run. You get a set of scores, and a list of specific problems with links to learn more:15:02 PM - 01 Nov 2019
What's the 🐘?
This is a great slide by @thekitze. He’s both very correct and misdirecting, but in a way that tells us we’ve perhaps not defined our goals well enough.
twitter.com/thekitze/statu…15:02 PM - 01 Nov 2019Kitze @thekitzefacts https://t.co/pAAi96LIqZ
[Alt: "I totally love that website because the Lighthouse score is 100% and they didn't include lodash in the final bundle" -nobody]15:02 PM - 01 Nov 2019
Our goal is user experience.
Lighthouse is just one tool to help you better identify the causes of poor UX due to speed and size. We’ll learn more about other tools in the coming days.
twitter.com/seaotta/status…15:02 PM - 01 Nov 2019Stephanie ✈️ ➡️ #WCUS @seaottaLocation, Privilege and Performant Websites https://t.co/gdcmoKcfAj https://t.co/2ZKVo5sf2M