Achieve Top Scores with Google Lighthouse in WordPress

The Performance, Accessibility, Best Practices, and SEO of a website play pivotal roles in determining its success. Google Lighthouse assesses websites on these crucial parameters, providing scores that are indicative of a site’s overall health and effectiveness. Hoot Host always prioritizes achieving top scores across the board for the business websites we support. Creating the best online presence possible for the businesses we support.

Performance: Accelerating User Experience
Performance, arguably the most critical factor, measures how fast a website loads and interacts with users. Hoot Host leverages our Managed WordPress hosting with modern website speed integrations and techniques. Including Cloudflare integration, LiteSpeed optimization, and C2 compute-optimized hosting options to ensure optimal performance. Swift loading times not only enhance user satisfaction but also contribute to search engine rankings. Our goal is always over 90% in WordPress website performance!

A high performance score indicates that Hoot Host’s infrastructure and optimization efforts result in an exceptional user experience, translating to lower bounce rates and improved conversion rates for your business website.

Accessibility: Embracing Inclusivity
Accessibility is about making websites usable for everyone, including those with disabilities. Hoot Host takes this commitment seriously, strictly adhering to Accessibility guidelines for ADA compliance. Additionally, by integrating WordPress with UserWay, Hoot Host ensures the highest level of Accessibility, fostering a digital space that is inclusive and user-friendly for all.

An Accessibility score above 90% signifies a website that is not only welcoming to all users but also aligns with ethical and legal standards, demonstrating a commitment to inclusivity and user satisfaction.

Dedication to top performance, accessibility, best practices, and SEO ratings showcase a commitment to empowering website visitors with a user experience that not only meets, but exceeds industry standards.

Best Practices: The Foundation of Excellence
Best Practices represent a set of guidelines recommended by web development experts to ensure a website’s stability, security, and overall performance. Hoot Host doesn’t just follow these best practices; it goes above and beyond to guarantee a flawless website. Through meticulous attention to detail and a commitment to excellence, Hoot Host consistently achieves a high score for Best Practices in the WordPress websites we build and maintain.

A high Best Practices score underscores the reliability and security of a website, instilling trust in visitors and search engines alike.

SEO: Navigating the Digital Landscape
SEO, or Search Engine Optimization, is the cornerstone of online visibility. Hoot Host understands the significance of SEO and actively works towards enhancing a WordPress website’s Google SEO Essentials through its WordPress Maintenance Plan. Achieving the highest SEO rating possible ensures that the website ranks well in search engine results, attracting more organic traffic.

A strong SEO score is synonymous with increased visibility, more significant organic traffic, and improved opportunities for online success.

Why Scores Above 90% Matter
Each of these scores serves as a testament to the commitment your business has towards delivering an exceptional user experience. Scores above 90%, indicated by the green color in the Google Lighthouse report, signify excellence and adherence to industry standards. Websites that consistently maintain high scores are more likely to rank better in search engines, provide a superior user experience, and establish trust with visitors.

Google Lighthouse scores always fluctuate, especially for mobile. But every once in a while you may get a celebration from Google for a positive review!