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Your own vital signs are your heart rate, temperature, breathing and blood pressure. These are used to help get an idea of your health, and give a “heads-up” that something is not as performing as it should be.

Google has come up with its own set of web vitals to give you an idea of how your website (or web app) is performing, and suggest what you might do to improve it. Katie Hempenius is part of the Chrome team at Google and works with performance and core web vitals and joins us to explain more.

We discuss what the core web vitals are (get ready for acronyms!) and give examples of what they mean in practice –  where to find the measurements, plus a few suggestions as to what, as a designer, you could do to help improve your web vitals.

(Listening time: 41 minutes, transcript)

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