Optimizing Background Videos for Fast Loading: Tips and Strategies for Improved User ExperienceArticle contains
  1. Reduce the file size
  2. Remove audio from muted videos
  3. Convert to HTML5 supported formats
  4. Optimize the video's dimensions and aspect ratio for the page layout
  5. Lazy loading for video, including CSS background
  6. Preload the video
  7. Use a poster image
  8. Use a video hosting platform that supports adaptive bitrate streaming
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Optimizing Background Videos for Fast Loading: Tips and Strategies for Improved User Experience

Adding videos to your website can sometimes be a double-edged sword. Web users love high-resolution videos, but if your website isn’t optimized to handle them, such content can cause performance problems.

When it comes to optimizing background videos for fast loading, there are several steps you can take.

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  2. What the page look like before and after rendering custom web fonts?
  3. Strategies for minimizing layout shifts with custom fonts
  4. Enhancing font loading and rendering for better user experience and SEO
  5. Additional considerations for optimizing font performance and user experience
  6. What fonts do not produce layout shifts?
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Fixing layout shifting brought on by custom fonts

Custom fonts impact performance through delayed text rendering and layout shifts. This is because they have to be downloaded and the layout must be repainted again. When a visible element on your website changes size or location, it might have an impact on the position of the content surrounding it. This is known as a layout shift.

Note that if a web font has not loaded, browsers typically delay text rendering.

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  4. Performance enhancement with lazy loading: Does it really work?
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  5. Conclusion: Balancing Accessibility and Performance for a better user experience
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Accessibility and Performance

Performance and accessibility are two important aspects of web development. Since they are related, optimising one might result in improvements in the other.

Web performance is all about making websites fast: loading, rendering, and interacting.

When pages load slowly or have a lot of content to load, the experience can be very clunky and unpleasant for all users. More resources to download also mean more data that needs to be transferred through the network and processed. Let’s explore the user and business impact and how this could be improved.

Accessibility focuses primarily on making websites usable for people with disabilities. However, many accessibility requirements also improve usability for everyone. For example, good color contrast means all users can see your content no matter what device they’re using or the lighting in their surroundings.

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  7. Improved lazy loading for images, video, and audio
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Lazy loading CSS background images for better website loading performance

Every single HTTP request decreases loading performance. For a simple image, the attribute loading="lazy" can be used in order to defer the loading of off-screen images until the image appears on the screen. Lazy loading of images improves performance by reducing initial page load time, initial page weight, initial page rendering, and system resource usage.

  1. Initial page load time – with lazy loading, the page is loaded faster because only images that are visible on the screen are loaded.
  2. Initial page weight – because images that aren’t visible won’t be downloaded. Hence, the whole page weight will be smaller.
  3. Initial page rendering – less images to render, the faster the whole page will be rendered for the user.
  4. System resource usage – this refers to less resource usage like CPU, network, etc.
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4 simple things you should do in optimising website loading performanceArticle contains
  1. Delay loading scripts for improved performance
    1. Reduce HTTP connections and download cost
    2. Consider download and execution costs
    3. Multiple scripts in one line can still result in multiple HTTP requests
    4. Be cautious when utilizing User Traffic Analytics
  2. Concatenation for efficient script delivery
  3. Brotli compression for faster page loading
  4. Boost website performance with HTTP/2
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4 simple things you should do in optimising website loading performance

Everyone wants their site to be loaded fast. It’s not only good from the SEO perspective but also from the user experience perspective. However, achieving fast loading website it’s that easy quite often. Some use a one-click solution to magically resolve all loading performance issues. Use that with caution as those won’t resolve all issues you may have.

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