Google’s Core Web Vitals to Become Ranking Signals

Google's Core Web Vitals to Become Ranking Signals

Google announces an upcoming change to search rankings that will incorporate Core Web Vitals as a ranking signal.

Core Web Vitals & Performance Monitoring: Don’t Lose Your Search Ranking in 2021

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0:00 Introduction
4:29 Swag Question: From how many locations does Fast or Slow currently measure your website’s performance?
5:30 Why do you need to measure your site’s availability and performance?
10:20 What can cause your website to be unavailable, slow or operating with poor performance?
12:15 Using Fast or Slow for uptime monitoring – Demo
17:18 Why Does Google care about Core Web Vitals on your website?
19:34 What are Core Web Vitals?
20:49 How is Speed Measured?
25:12 How is Responsiveness Measured?
31:15 How is Stability Measured?
35:46 Setting up monitoring for CWV on Fast or Slow – Demo
40:46 Can your website performance ever be perfect?
45:44 Swag Winners
47:23 Rams suggestion for Site Metrics and Performance
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Google’s Core Web Vitals Explained: SEO for Bloggers #6

Wondering what the Core Web Vitals are, why they are so important, and why Google is putting so much weight on them? In this new episode, the panel discusses the details of Google’s Core Web Vitals and will be answering all of your questions on the topic. Gain a clear understanding of what you need to know about the Core Web Vitals and how to prepare for their release as a publisher.


Core Web Vitals Explained
3:25 – Core web vitals explained
8:25 – How the latest core update differs from previous updates
10:10 – Google Search Console Web Validation
13:47 – How Core Web Vitals impact ranking factors

Performance Impact
17:14 – Top Core Web Vitals aspects
19:49 – Site speed and usability issues
21:22 – Tools for analyzing metrics
28:13 – Reviewing site data after making changes to your site
29:18 – Best time to make changes on blog
30:40 – Updating site themes and possible issues

33:17 – Theme recommendations
44:37 – When to hire professional help
48:22 – Preventing cumulative layout shifts
50:13 – Core Web Vitals impact on Google Discover traffic

Q & A

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#WhiteboardFriday: Core Web Vitals: The Next Official Google Ranking Factor

There’s a new ranking factor in town: Core Web Vitals. Expected in 2021, this Google-announced algorithm change has a few details you should be aware of. Cyrus Shepard dives in this week on Whiteboard Friday. Read more here: http://mz.cm/38kmOF6


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Google’s Core Web Vitals Are Becoming Ranking Signals in May 2021 – What Does This Mean for SEO?

Back in November 2020 Google announced that page experience ranking signals for Google Search (SEO) will launch in May 2021, meaning that if users don’t like your page, Google won’t like it either. Joining me to discuss this for Digital Marketing Radio episode 233 is Pam Aungst from Pam Ann Marketing.