Large Contentful Paint: Wix is Slower than WordPress
Large Contentful Paint: Wix is Slower than WordPress – According to a report by Sistrix.com, Wix is slower than WordPress and many other Content Management Systems (CMS) at delivering the Large Contentful Paint (LCP), which is one of the three main metrics of Google’s Core Web Vitals.
In this article I explain what Google’s Core Web Vitals are, why they are important for SEO and how Wix scored on LCP delivery in comparison to other CMSs.
This post is part of our Wix SEO series, including:
- How to Find Your Wix Sitemap
- Wix and htaccess File
- How to Redirect Pages in Wix
- How to Hide Your Wix Website from Google
- How to Add Structured Data to Wix
- Adding Alt Text to Images in Wix
- How to Edit Wix Page Title and Meta Description
- How to Customise Wix SEO Patterns
- How to Add a Favicon in Wix
- How to Add Google Analytics to Wix
If you need help with SEO for your Wix website, make sure you get in touch.
If you want to learn more about Core Web Vitals, make sure you check my other article:
What Are Google’s Core Web Vitals?
Core Web Vitals are a set of metrics attempting to measure the experience of a user on a web page.
The main Core Web Vitals are Large Contentful Paint (LCP), First Input Delay (FID), and Cumulative Layout Shift (CLS).
Why Are Core Web Vitals Important for SEO?
Google announced that Core Web Vitals will become a ranking factor by May 2021.
More recently Google has announced that in order to benefit in terms of rankings, a web page needs to do well on all three main metrics.
How Wix Scored on LCP
In a report by Sistrix.com, Wix scored the lowest among CMSs in delivering the LCP.
This means that Wix was the slowest in delivering and making visible the largest element on the page.