What’s LCP and Why Does It Matter?

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Largest Contentful Paint (LCP) is one of the three Core Web Vitals that Google developers created to measure the most important aspects of a user’s online experience. Simply put, LCP measures how long it takes for the largest piece of content to load and become visible on a site user’s screen. This can help retailers…

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Speed Optimization & Performance Tips for Your Magento 2 Site

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Despite being one of the most popular eCommerce platforms on the market today, Magento 2 stores can be frustratingly slow. Several issues can cause website performance issues, such as over-customizing your store, adding too many extensions, or failing to update your site regularly. To get to the root issue of your slow Magento 2 store,…

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5 Tools to Test Your Cumulative Layout Shift (CLS)

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Cumulative layout shift (CLS) can be observed when web elements jump around while the page is loading, making it difficult for users to click the right link. This issue is particularly prevalent with mobile devices, as the way web pages behave in the development phase don’t always translate to the live site. When users experience…

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How to Measure Your Cumulative Layout Shift (CLS)

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This past June, the metrics used to calculate a website’s Cumulative Layout Shift (CLS) were adjusted by Google. CLS, one of the three Core Web Vitals, was initially determined to score the individual changes or “shifts” in content that a page experiences throughout its lifespan. The idea was simple: pages with more unexpected content layout…

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Why You Need to Upgrade to Magento 2.4 ASAP

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Keeping your eCommerce store updated is an essential part of being a retailer in 2021. Neglecting to upgrade your site in a timely fashion can make your store more vulnerable to security threats, negatively impact your site’s performance, and leave you without the latest online tools your customers are looking for. If you’re still using…

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Reminder: Support for Magento 2.3 Ends April 2022!

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On April 28, 2022, sites running on versions of Magento Open Source or Adobe Commerce 2.3  will stop receiving official support from Adobe. Although these websites will still function after the end-of-life date, Adobe highly recommends upgrading to version 2.4 sooner rather than later to prevent security threats and other risks. Read on to learn…

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