Our experiments show that optimized pages load four times faster than the original page and use 80% fewer bytes. As our users’ overall experience became faster, we saw a 50% increase in traffic to these optimized pages.
Although this seems to be pretty obvious, can you share these experiments? Are they public? They will be good to point at when justifying such a change to an angry user editor thinks we are not giving their content the prominence it deserves.
Sep 19 2015
Sep 18 2015
FWIW, here's a real-world example of potential wins to be had here:
Sep 16 2015
Do we have an upstream bug report with the browser vendor? Images are non-blocking resources and shouldn't be competing with blocking JS/CSS...
Sep 15 2015
Based on recent perf audit , this change should have dramatic performance benefits for users on slower connections... Anything we can do to help unblock this?