Tammy Everts avatar Tammy Everts

The average web page is 3MB. How much should we care?

Screenshot of “The average web page is 3MB. How much should we care?”

You can have large, robust pages that still feel fast. But you should care about page bloat in terms of how it affects mobile users, especially mobile-only users who are dealing with bandwidth constraints or data limits.


  1. screenshot of Priority Hints and optimizing LCP

    Kevin Farrugia

    Priority Hints and optimizing LCP

    Increasing the priority of a resource usually comes at the cost of another resource, so Priority Hints should be used sparingly. However, if the browser is queuing your LCP image, I recommend you experiment with Priority Hints to see if you can reduce this waiting time and improve your LCP.

  2. Same page tested on PageSpeed Insights over a few hours the same day, without anything modified, and the desktop scores vary from 19 to 59… 🤷‍♂️

    A lot of businesses rely on this crap to now if their site is "fast" enough for Google SEO! 😭

    Three different scores: 44, 59, 19