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Google: Core Web Vitals Becoming Ranking Signals

by | May 11, 2021

Google confirms Core Web Vitals are becoming ranking signals for search results.

Google is now postponing the Google Page Experience Update. Google announced it is changing it from launching in May to sometime between mid-June and the end of August. Some minor items are launching now, some are rolling out in mid-June and the rest will take through the end of August to completely rollout. Here is what is changing and some great articles to learn more.

BIGGEST TAKEAWAY? Focus on your Core Vitals first.

Web Vitals, Google: Core Web Vitals Becoming Ranking Signals

The ‘page experience’ signal combines Core Web Vitals with the following signals:

  • Mobile-friendliness
  • Safe-browsing
  • HTTPS-security
  • Intrusive interstitial guidelines


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