A high-performance blog template for 11ty

I'm excited to announce the beta-release of eleventy-high-performance-blog–a high-performance blog template for 11ty based on this very website. The template itself is based on the awesome eleventy-base-blog adding features centered around performance, accessibility and some SEO.

100 points in all relevant lighthouse categories

Sites based on this template achieve 100 points on Lighthouse in the categories Performance, Accessibility, Best Practices, and SEO by default. Field-test performance in Largest Contentful Paint, Cumulative Layout Shift, is First Input Delay is very well into the green area of Core Web Vitals given standard server performance.

This website which is using the same template recently ranked #2 on the Eleventy Speed Leaderboard.

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Generates a strong CSP for the base template.

Getting started #

Hop on over to GitHub.


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