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Page Experience Update

Desktop ranking update

Updated on:

September 20, 2022


by Momentic

Commonly referred to as Core Web Vitals, the Page Experience update is now being released on desktop.

Current status of the ranking update

  • Status:

    Rollout complete!

    Rollout in progress!

  • Announced by Google:

    November 4, 2021

  • Update started:

    February 22, 2022

  • Update completed:

    Rollout in progress!

Momentic analysis and first look

Below you'll get tips on what to look for, how to respond on your website, and helpful resources to improve your website's SEO and UX as it relates specifically to this Google update.

This update brings page experience ranking to desktop, building on the mobile page experience update which rolled out June-August 2021, and using the same signals (except mobile friendliness will not be a ranking factor for desktop). Page experience signals are used along with hundreds of others to determine ranking, and pages with the best content will continue to be prioritized.

Types of websites affected

All websites with URLs that desktop users see.

What to look for

What to address