In a nutshell: Core Web Vitals measures how fast a page starts loading, how long it takes to finish loading, and then whether elements are visually shifting around as it’s loading. Examples of elements shifting are ads that push content once they load, making it annoying for the user to read or to click a link.
Be honest – when was the last time you actually enjoyed reading a product description? In a situation where you were actively looking for a product online, that is. Did you engage with it? Did it really provide you with valuable information? Did you find it creative, or did it just feel like you were reading a boring product manual, like so many we come across these days?
We’ve all heard at some point that “content is king”. That’s the truth – but only when it’s found by an audience. Otherwise, it might as well be a king without a throne. Epic metaphors aside, you may have the best content in the world, but if nobody reads it, sees it or interacts with it, what’s the point?