Šime Vidas runs web platform news and has recently been redeveloping the site. The update is lightning quick with great content, and in this article he describes the top 5 suggestions he has after building the site for performance.
While developing the new version of Web Platform News, I relied on the advice from WebPageTest, Lighthouse (available in Chrome DevTools), and Observatory by Mozilla extensively. My latest results:
- WebPageTest test result (Simple Testing, Slow 3G)
- Lighthouse report (mobile device, applied throttling)
- Observatory scan results
In this article, I’ll describe some of the more interesting changes and improvements that I’ve implemented on Web Platform News.An excerpt from 5 suggestions for higher scores in WebPageTest, Lighthouse, and Observatory