After Google has taken action against invasive ads in its Chrome browser, Google now wants to counter the scourge of slow-moving websites by: It puts a speed warning sign on her with a slap.
The search giant has found that he is testing a "speed warning sign" for Chrome. The badge is displayed when visiting web sites to let web users know which web sites are loading quickly and to warn them which sites are taking some time to load.
In a Chromium blog post (via Android Police ), Google has outlined some early examples of how the badge works. An example shows a loading message on the splash screen with the warning that the page is "normally slow loading".
Another option Appears for a website that loads faster – of course one from Google – The load bar turns green to indicate that you are visiting a historically fast website. Google states that these are just a few options, and that there could also be a special context menu for links baked in Chrome that show the typical site speeds before you even click on a link.
The blog does not go too far into the criteria for getting a badge of honor, but notes that you're following up on historical cargo latency based. It is also suggested that an initial rollout should be gradual so that websites can (literally) be brought up to date, but more stringent measures would be taken over time.
The Post does not commit itself to a rollout of speed Google is already trying hard to make the badging function even more useful in the long term. One idea is to vary the speed scores depending on the status of the device and the user's network.
Google also points out that badging may go beyond merely displaying a website's average speed and instead highlighting the best sites based on other, indeterminate factors as well.
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