On December 28th, 2017, our test servers were patched to protect against Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. Upon reboot, we noticed an increase in job runtime – roughly a 10% increase to the norm.
In this release, major changes include upgrading Chrome and Firefox and also adding the First Contentful Paint timing.
Along with various other upgrades, Chrome 62 introduced the First Contentful Paint timing, which differs from First Paint.
Read on to discover the difference.
GTmetrix will now default tests to a screen resolution of 1366×768, using Chrome as the Browser Option.