Introducing the 'Speedy' template
In an effort to improve both real and perceived performance of unl.edu sites, we recently launched a 'speedy' template.
Why a new template?
Because some of the recommended fixes require changes to the markup, we felt that rather than requiring all developers to update their existing templates, adding an additional opt-in template would be preferable. The existing templates will remain unchanged while we evaluate the real-world results and continue to refine the new 'speedy' template. (Google notes that "PageSpeed Insights is being continually improved and so the score will change as we add new rules or improve our analysis.")
What does the new template do?
The new template identifies CSS important for rendering styles "above the fold" and inlines this critical CSS into the
How do I use it?
While our metrics are improving, we still see room for improvement and will continue to refine the 'Speedy' template. If you have feedback or would like to contribute code, we welcome contributions.