This last week, Google announced a new report that’s committed to assess Page Experience criteria on the desktop version of web pages. On Twitter, Google announced:
“To support the upcoming rollout of page experience ranking to desktop, Search Console now has a dedicated desktop section in its Page Experience report to help site owners understand Google’s ‘good page experience’ criteria.”
As Google mentioned, this new report can help you prepare for page experience algorithm updates from a desktop perspective. These algorithm updates are said to start rolling out in February and finish near the end of March.
To find the desktop report, you can go to the ‘Page Experience’ tab in Search Console and it will be underneath the mobile report. The desktop report looks very similar to the mobile report. Although the desktop report excludes the mobile usability section, the page experience update on desktop is built using the same ranking signals.
Google has confirmed the three Core Web Vitals metrics: LCP, FID, and CLS will be applied for desktop ranking.