September 15, 2020
Release Notes is a monthly summary of new features, product improvements and upcoming releases.
We launched Pages Leaderboard so you can identify fast and slow areas of your Sites quickly. In the Pages Leaderboard, you can sort Pages within your Sites based on three selected metrics and device type (desktop or mobile). Calibre will show the last 15 measurements for each metric in your Pages dashboard, colour-coded based on recommended value ranges, so you know which areas need improvements most.
We encourage customising metrics based on your organisational or project goals. For example, you might be wanting to focus on Core Web Vitals. You can also use the Pages Leaderboard for competitive benchmarking, by tracking your landing pages against competitors. With sorting and filtering, you can easily rank Pages against each other.
We improved the structure of Lighthouse audits available in Performance, PWA, Best Practices, Accessibility and SEO tabs for each Snapshot. Now, all audits returned from Lighthouse fall within the following categories:
With improved categorisation, you can pinpoint which areas to focus on easier.
Our Test Agents now use the latest Lighthouse release, 6.3.0. As always, we upgrade to stable Lighthouse releases as they become available so that you can leverage the newest version.
Last but not least, we updated the list of the most common reasons for Lighthouse test failures.
Soon, you will see an update in Calibre’s primary navigation. Switching between Sites and Organisations should become more straightforward and less time-consuming (including keyboard support). What has been single navigation becomes two:
With this release, we also sped up how Calibre’s views load, so the experience of navigating the interface should feel much more snappy.
We will send you our latest web performance articles and notifications about new Calibre features.