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· Updated on · 7 min read

Interaction to Next Paint (INP) is a performance metric that will become one of the three Google Core Web Vitals in March 2024.

INP tends to be harder to improve than other page speed metrics as it requires a page interaction to be measured and optimizing it often involves debugging complex JavaScript logic.

This article will explain how you can use Chrome DevTools to analyze page interactions and make your site respond to them more quickly.

· 7 min read

The developer tools that ship with Chrome or other browsers are very helpful when developing and testing your websites. However, when you encounter mobile-specific issues that you can’t replicate on your desktop or laptop, these developer tools become less helpful. That's where remote debugging comes in.

Remote debugging allows you to run your website natively on a mobile device while still using your main computer for testing and debugging. This way you can find and fix bugs that only occur on real mobile devices. Remote debugging is also useful for seeing how your site performs on mobile data networks and on devices that might not be as powerful as your development machine.

This article explains how to integrate remote debugging into your development workflow to investigate mobile issues on your site.

· 5 min read

Many site speed testing tools provide recommendations to make your website faster. But it can be hard to tell whether these recommendations will work and how big the impact will be.

To estimate how much an optimization will help you need to try it out on your website. But deploying a new change to a staging server can be slow.

The local overrides feature in Chrome DevTools offers a solution. It allows you to make changes to your website locally and then measure how they impact performance.

· 9 min read

The web is best experienced with a fast network connection. Still, a large number of people will visit your site using slower speeds. They might visit your page while on the road or in a remote place.

Faster loading times can help you keep more visitors and positively influence your website SEO.

The Chrome DevTools network throttling feature lets you imitate degraded network conditions. In this article you will learn how to use it and how exactly it works.

· Updated on · 11 min read

The Chrome DevTools Performance tab is packed full of features that let you audit page performance in depth. You can use it to test both the initial load of your website as well as how quickly it responds to user input, as measured by Google's Interaction to Next Paint metric.

This article explains how to use the Performance tab to profile your site and interpret the results.