State of the

Ecosystem

Google @ WordCamp EU 2019

bit.ly/wp-perf-2019

@rick_viscomi

Website Performance:

User Experience

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G.CO/CHROMEUXDASH

Generate a CrUX Dashboard for your site!

WORDPRESS.HTTPARCHIVE.ORG

Apply a WordPress β€œlens” to the HTTP Archive!

1,505,858

WordPress sites detected

as of May 1, 2019

6

5,172,794 total URLs (mobile)

29.11%

29.11%

WordPress sites detected

as of May 1, 2019

7

5,172,794 total URLs (mobile)

29.11%

CMS Ecosystem:

User Experience

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First Contentful Paint by CMS

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First Input Delay by CMS

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CMS Ecosystem:

Page Composition

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Median Page Weight

β–² 560.0 KB

2243.5 KB

πŸ‘‰ lots more stuff to load

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Median JavaScript Weight

β–² 54.3 KB

413.9 KB

πŸ‘‰ heavier scripts

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359.6 KB

Median Image Weight

β–² 415.1 KB

1281.0 KB

πŸ‘‰ much heavier images

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865.9 KB

WordPress Ecosystem:

Host Performance

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Time to First Byte by CMS

EXPERIMENTAL

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40,033

WP Engine sites detected

as of May 1, 2019

17

5,172,794 total URLs (mobile)

29.11%

15,716

Automattic sites detected

as of May 1, 2019

18

5,172,794 total URLs (mobile)

29.11%

3,095

Kinsta sites detected

as of May 1, 2019

19

5,172,794 total URLs (mobile)

29.11%

2,874

Pantheon sites detected

as of May 1, 2019

20

5,172,794 total URLs (mobile)

29.11%

Time to First Byte by WordPress Host

EXPERIMENTAL

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BIT.LY/TTFB-CRUX-WP

Learn more about our TTFB research!

RESOURCES

  • WordPress lens on HTTP Archive
    wordpress.httparchive.org
  • HTTP Archive forum
    discuss.httparchive.org
  • Chrome UX Report
    web.dev/chrome-ux-report

  • CrUX Dashboard
    g.co/chromeuxdash
  • TTFB Methodology
    bit.ly/ttfb-crux-wp
  • These slides
    bit.ly/wp-perf-2019
  • Questions?
    @rick_viscomi

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WCEU 2019: State of the Ecosystem - Google Slides