Introduction to Core Web Vitals

by | Nov 18, 2020 | Application Performance, Articles, Digital Experience

What are Core Web Vitals? Core Web Vitals are a set of standardized metrics from Google that help developers understand how users experience a web page.

Boris Rogier

Boris Rogier


Web core vitals within digital experience metrics

For years, web performance monitoring has been driven by “browser-centric” metrics. Even if some of them have been heavily used and are still useful today to some extent, as the Page Load Time, the main issue they have in common is their inability to provide accurate data about how real users experience their web journey.

In order to address this challenge, Google announced in May 2020 the introduction of brand new web performance metrics that form the Core Web Vitals.

These Core Web Vitals focus on three important aspects of a real user experience:

Using web core vitals to measure digital experience

To take a close look at them, we recommend that you read the following articles:


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