A high-level introduction to improving pageload speed on websites.
Making assumptions about technical ability and devices can lead to very poor user experience.
Centring content on desktop without media queries using css grid.
Website pagespeed and carbon emissions are closely linked, and a change in one often improves the other.
A little over six months ago, right at the start of the coronavirus lockdown here in the UK, I performed an analysis of the page load performance and carbon generated from viewing various UK newspaper websites. Having just launched the Better Web Alliance, I decided to revisit the analysis, including the new Accessibility and Privacy metrics.
I've just launched a simple cli utility to print out a list of unique colours in a given css file..