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First Interactive

Why the audit is important

The First Interactive metric measures when a page is minimally interactive:

  • Most, but maybe not all, UI elements on the screen are interactive.
  • The page responds, on average, to most user input in a reasonable amount of time.

See also Consistently Interactive.

How to pass the audit

There are two general strategies for improving load time:

How the audit is implemented

This section explains how this audit is implemented, so that you can understand how the audit's score is calculated.

The score is a lognormal distribution of some complicated calculations based on the definition of the First Interactive metric. See First Interactive And Consistently Interactive for definitions.

Audit source