Lazy Load for Video & speed

WordPress Mobile Speed

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Install and setup LazyLoad for Video plugin. Adding this speeds up YouTube videos — but will not help videos hosted elsewhere. Video usually adds 500 milliseconds per video. Some pages under test have many videos. So this is an instant win for improvement.

Selectively activate Lazy load for YouTube video on page.

Install free Lazy Load by WP Rocket plugin

You’re loading a Vimeo video on your homepage. We recommend lazy loading it with a plugin:

REFERENCE: Lazy load images and video for mobile speed.

https://pagepipe.com/lazy-loading-and-infinite-scrolling-for-faster-loading-pages/

Do you use YouTube or Vimeo videos anywhere on the site?
REFERENCE: https://pagepipe.com/lazy-loading-and-infinite-scrolling-for-faster-loading-pages/

Pages with YouTube videos load 500ms faster with a lazy load plugin. WordPress’s most recent version has lazy load for videos builtin now as long as it’s in an iframe. But you don’t have the latest version installed – yet.

REFERENCE: https://pagepipe.com/lazy-load-youtube-video-for-mobile-speed/

LazyLoad for Video

Install and setup LazyLoad for Video plugin. Adding this speeds up YouTube videos. Video usually adds 500 milliseconds load time per video. Some pages under test have many videos. So this is an instant win for improvement. Four of your top10 pages have YouTube video on them.

REFERENCE: http://pagepipe.com/lazy-load-youtube-video-for-mobile-speed/

MP4 videos are being loaded from the media library. We recommend hosting them on YouTube. This allows the media library to be smaller. Then video can be lazy-loaded for a 500-millisecond gain per video.

REFERENCE: https://pagepipe.com/lazy-load-youtube-video-for-mobile-speed/

Godspeed-

Steve Teare
performance engineer
May 2021

 

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