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Client hints are a set of HTTP request headers we can use to change how we deliver page resources based on characteristics of a user's device and network connection. In this article, you'll learn all about client hints, how they work, and a few ideas on how you can use them to make your site faster for users.
When we measure loading performance, we often do so using testing tools that only describe performance from the perspective of the tester. If we want to measure loading performance from the user's perspective, we must rely on the Navigation and Resource Timing APIs.
New perf audits for preload, preconnect, GIFs, and more.
Everyone loves animated GIFs. The only problem is that they can be massive, often weighing in at several megabytes. In this guide, you'll learn how to curb the bloat caused by animated GIFs by replacing them with MPEG-4 and WebM video sources!
If your site has a ton of images and video, but you don't want to cut down on any of it, lazy loading might be just the technique you need to improve initial page load time and lower per-page payload.
Thanks to mobile device and network proliferation, more people are using the web than ever before. As this user base grows, performance is more important than ever. In this article, find out why performance matters, and learn what you can do to make the web faster for everyone.
The Save-Data client hint request header available in Chrome, Opera, and Yandex browsers enables developers to deliver fast and light applications to users who have opted-in to 'data saving' mode in the browser.