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How to Defer Offscreen Images in WordPress

How to Defer Offscreen Images in WordPress

As a WooCommerce store owner, you don’t want prospective customers to land on a blank, empty web page that shows no signs of content being rendered on it. This causes a poor user experience that can lead to visitors bouncing off your website.

Since images are the largest, resource-heavy elements on your web pages, optimizing them is a great way to reduce page load times on your site. This is particularly important for eCommerce sites that have lots of images on the main page, shop page, and category pages.

How to Eliminate Render-Blocking Resources

How to Eliminate Render-Blocking Resources

If you run a WooCommerce store, you don’t want visitors landing on your shop page only to be greeted with a blank white screen. This happens when users aren’t able to see any content on your website due to render-blocking issues. They’ll see content when it finishes downloading.

This not only causes visitors to bounce off your website immediately but also makes your website appear to be broken. Most site visitors will only stick around for about 2 seconds waiting for content to show up on their screens. After that, they’ll bounce off and, most likely, never come back.

How to improve First Contentful Paint (FCP)

How to improve First Contentful Paint (FCP)

When a user visits your store, the last thing you want them to think is: Is this site broken? This can happen due to First Contentful Paint issues.

For those unfamiliar, First Contentful Paint issues occur when the web page is being downloaded and users can’t see any content being rendered onto their screen after a few seconds. This not only makes for a poor user experience but also can cause visitors to bounce off immediately.

With this in mind, in this article, we’ll explain what First Contentful Paint means and what causes FCP issues on your web pages. We’ll also take a look at various ways you can fix First Contentful Paint issues to help load web pages faster.

How to fix the Largest Contentful Paint (LCP) element

Fix Largest Contentful Paint element

Picture this: you visit a website and instead of seeing a well-crafted homepage you find no content, just a blank screen. This can happen due to largest contentful paint element issues. In simple words, this means that if the largest element on the page isn’t loaded completely, visitors will not be able to see anything except a blank page.

This not only damages the user experience on your website but can also make visitors bounce off your website immediately.


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