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When your client complains there site is slow and you find that they have added 80 full resolution images at 6000x4000 pixels to the home page!12
Customer sends an email complaining about his WordPress website getting a score of 2 out of 100 on Google PageSpeed Insights. I open their website, a video is being used as wallpaper. I open their PageSpeed Insights report, and it says reduce payload to less than 100MB.
Can I go kill myself now?24
Those SEO guys that believe they are some kind of web Gods for building a real crap over WP with a $50 theme and fucking Visual Composer (the most fucked up piece of shit ever) and then ask you to just "optimize" their bloated site so they can get a great score on PageSpeed Insights.
No way I'm gonna put my hands on that *thing*.7
just tested one of my the old website i have made on google PageSpeed Insight got 0/100 for mobile and desktop speed1
Well, I only worked with two designers so far. The first one was incredibly competent and a nice guy. The second one however...not so much.
He wanted me to change the background of his website to a specific pattern. It was a pattern that easily could have been used as repeated background.
So I asked for a single pattern in PNG format.
Guy refuses to give it to me and forces me to use a 4k image as background.
PAGESPEED LITERALLY RATES THE SITE 30/100 BECAUSE THE IMAGE TAKES SO FUCKING LONG TO LOAD
WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU2
fuck wordpress... Got a request to improve wordpress site speed + pagespeed score. 20-30 plugins, 15 or more additional ones off. Improved the score and noticed that my adblocker is blocking a lot of urls. Sure enough theres a hidden iframe in the bottom with 10 ad network scripts and bidding get requests. Someone is making ad revenue from this shit.. wtf. I've only had problems with shitty wordpress sites being hacked for some reason. It's always a shitty experience. Any tips on fixing hacked wordpress sites?6
Delivered a website to a client, pagespeed results 99 on both mobile and desktop (just 1 minus point for implementing Google analytics- since it has a too low caching time). Client insists on having a 100 pagespeed result even it doesn't change real pagespeed ... -.-2
BPOS client sub contracts a website and wants a WordPress one. Creates a design based on a theme.
This particular theme has a demo page.
And when running it through pagespeed insights returns a score Of 29.
Pingdom score of grade D.
Halfway through "development" we get a complaint from BPOS that the site is returning a score of 49 and a Pingdom score of grade B.
Considering how bad the theme is and how optimized we got. I believe that this was a miracle.
The things we do to make a living.
I've just used https://gtmetrix.com to see how devRant fares. Pretty well actually, with one major gotcha that should be easy to fix. There are a lot of static resources without browser cache expiration date.
A little image optimisation could also be done, see the PageSpeed tab. And scaling down images in CSS could also be replaced by proper scaling of the image itself.
The YSlow tab shows that a little JS minification is missing, and maybe 4 external scripts could be combined into one.1
Google PageSpeed Insights can kill my motivation. Few days ago I launched a site and everything is awesome, page loads around 0.535 seconds, caching enabled, images optimized. Than my boss run it on Google PageSpeed Insights result was 85/100 then my boss said why I can't get 100/100.3
Firefox Quantum vs Chrome - Round 2
I was prompted with an update for FF (auto-updater always fails for some reason), went on their website, found that part on the page, and opened up task manager. Had a short laugh.
FF: 7 tabs
Same extensions (AdBlocker, Ghostery, PageSpeed). Chrome has JetBrains integration though.
Actually 60% more use. Quantum Optimisations™7
I spent the entire day trying to force WordPress to enqueue jQuery and fonts.googleapis.com in the footer. Why is this so hard to do? Why is this still a problem? Does Automattic just not know that PageSpeed Insights flagging render blocking is even a thing?
YSlow, go away! Stop dropping my score for not using CDNs! I used your fucking CDN for delivery and it was tripling my load times! I know what I'm doing, now kindly fuck off!
That said, I just have a few headers to set and images to reduce and I'll be at 100% with PageSpeed (but not YSlow because they suck). At least Google knows when CDNs are and aren't beneficial!
Google's PageSpeed is recommending that I reduce the size of a 109kb photographic image to 2kb, which would definitely reduce its size...to a blurry, pixelated mess. Is it all just robots over there programming this stuff now? Doesn't anyone know how to sanity check their code around these types of logical inconsistencies?3
So the last couple of days I have been optimizing my site, from a Pagespeed score below 40 to 97 and I can't get further because I'm using Google Analytics, Facebook Like-button and load a couple of images from Youtube.
Why must you be like this Google 😥😥It's partly you code, so why are you punishing me 😥1
Clients treating scroes and advices from Google PageSpeed Insights as bible... Do I need to say more?5
Can you make my theme forest purchased theme Wordpress site score 100 for desktop and mobile on Pagespeed Insights! Made me chuckle!
Google is like the parent or teacher who is never happy with your work. I've never seen something so unattainable in a world where non-technical clients rely on CMSes, theme templating, server-side page rendering, and external scripting as Google's mobile PageSpeed recommendations. Especially under the Lighthouse audit in Chrome Inspector. Unless I go back to pre-2001 web development methods, and never have external scripting, and make every page have its own CSS file with only critical path CSS for each page, I will never get all the high scores I'm expected to have to rank well for mobile. When and how will Google get called out on this B.S.?9
Hey guys, I built a dead simple and minimal chrome extension which will give you your web page's PageSpeed Insights score in an instant. I hope this will be a real productivity booster for web dev friends.
You can get it on Chrome web store: goo.gl/vW6tRZ
Any kind of feedback is much appreciated ^_^2
Thank you modpagespeed to use shit methods to compress the source and your amazing work with client side cache. The whole site was fucked up for a day and I didn't notice.
Note: press Ctrl F5 20 times if you tweak anything in js. Even if it's 100% working, pagespeed can fuck it up. Turn that shit off.5