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How to check if PWA is working or not on your website

Here’s a quick guide to know how to check PWA is working or not.

So let’s get into it.

There are two ways to check if PWA is working or not on your website

      1. Audits PWA

      2. WebPagetest Lighthouse Test

1. Audits PWA

a) Press F12 to open the developer panel in Chrome -> Click on the Audits tab -> Make sure the “Progressive Web App” option is checked. You can uncheck the others for now. Then click on the “Generate report” button.

b) Once you click on “Generates reports” button it will display the result and you need to click on Progressive Web APP option like below the screenshot.

c) Lighthouse generates an HTML page with the results. An example page is shown below.

2. WebPagetest Lighthouse Test:

a) Here is the official website – https://www.webpagetest.org/lighthouse

b) You need to enter your URL and click on the “start test”  like below the screenshot.

c) Once you click on “start test” button it will display the result and you need to click on Progressive Web APP option like below the screenshot.

d) Lighthouse generates an HTML page with the results. An example page is shown below.

That’s it for this tutorial!

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Updated on February 28, 2020

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    1. Hi Rahul,

      You are getting an error because you need to set App Icon, the image size should be 192*192 or App Splash Screen Icon size should be 512*512. – https://take.ms/WD2hz if the image size is more than then you will get the error

      1. Thanks now it is working. can you please suggest some settings to reduce page load time. I am using newspaper amp theme with amp cache https://besttextmsgs.com/?amp. google page speed insights showing 45 scores.

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