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How to run Lighthouse API in advanced mode

Geekflare Lighthouse API can accept the following parameters.

  • --screenEmulation

  • --screenEmulation.disabled

  • --emulatedUserAgent

  • --only-audits

  • --only-categories

  • --throttling-method

  • --extra-headers

  • --chrome-flags

  • --no-emulatedUserAgent

  • --blocked-url-patterns

  • --output

  • --preset

In order to use these parameters, pass them in aparameters JSON array in the body of the input.

Let's explore some of the examples.

Run only SEO audit

{
    "url": "https://example.com/",
    "parameters": [
      "--only-categories=seo"
  ]
}

Save output in HTML format

{
    "url": "https://example.com/",
    "parameters": [
      "--output=html"
  ]
}

Run a single audit

{
    "url": "https://example.com/",
    "parameters": [
      "--only-audits=image-alt"
  ]
}

Run Lighthouse using Proxy

{
    "url": "https://example.com/",
    "proxyCountry": "fr",
    "parameters": [
      "--only-categories=seo"
  ]
}

You can also use multiple parameters

{
    "url": "https://example.com/",
    "parameters": [
      "--only-categories=seo",
      "--output=html"
  ]
}

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