Report Summary

  • 32

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    52% of other websites

  • 69

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 44% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    65% of websites

  • 58

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    30% of websites

elfaro.net

ElFaro.net El Primer Periódico Digital Latinoamericano

Page Load Speed

16.9 sec in total

First Response

343 ms

Resources Loaded

14.1 sec

Page Rendered

2.4 sec

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ElFaro.net El Primer Periódico Digital Latinoamericano

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Key Findings

We analyzed Elfaro.net page load time and found that the first response time was 343 ms and then it took 16.6 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 90% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

elfaro.net performance score

32

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.1 s

46/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value4.2 s

45/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value9.1 s

14/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value3,910 ms

1/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.069

96/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value18.1 s

3/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

www.elfaro.net

343 ms

bootstrap.min.css

34 ms

bootstrap-theme.min.css

114 ms

theme.css

107 ms

colores.css

194 ms

Our browser made a total of 374 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 14% of them (53 requests) were addressed to the original Elfaro.net, 5% (19 requests) were made to Pixel.rubiconproject.com and 5% (17 requests) were made to Ap.lijit.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.4 sec) relates to the external source Us-ads.openx.net.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 2.0 MB (43%)

Content Size

4.7 MB

After Optimization

2.7 MB

In fact, the total size of Elfaro.net main page is 4.7 MB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. Only a small number of websites need less resources to load. Images take 2.0 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-78%

Potential reduce by 346.6 kB

  • Original 442.2 kB
  • After minification 427.9 kB
  • After compression 95.6 kB

HTML content can be minified and compressed by a website’s server. The most efficient way is to compress content using GZIP which reduces data amount travelling through the network between server and browser. HTML code on this page is well minified. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 346.6 kB or 78% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-14%

Potential reduce by 270.1 kB

  • Original 2.0 MB
  • After minification 1.7 MB

Image size optimization can help to speed up a website loading time. The chart above shows the difference between the size before and after optimization. Obviously, El Faro needs image optimization as it can save up to 270.1 kB or 14% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-65%

Potential reduce by 1.2 MB

  • Original 1.8 MB
  • After minification 1.8 MB
  • After compression 630.0 kB

It’s better to minify JavaScript in order to improve website performance. The diagram shows the current total size of all JavaScript files against the prospective JavaScript size after its minification and compression. It is highly recommended that all JavaScript files should be compressed and minified as it can save up to 1.2 MB or 65% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-53%

Potential reduce by 266.6 kB

  • Original 500.1 kB
  • After minification 491.4 kB
  • After compression 233.5 kB

CSS files minification is very important to reduce a web page rendering time. The faster CSS files can load, the earlier a page can be rendered. Elfaro.net needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 266.6 kB or 53% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 248 (76%)

Requests Now

327

After Optimization

79

The browser has sent 327 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of El Faro. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 87 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 14 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

elfaro.net accessibility score

69

Accessibility Issues

ARIA

These are opportunities to improve the usage of ARIA in your application which may enhance the experience for users of assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

[aria-*] attributes do not have valid values

High

ARIA IDs are not unique

Contrast

These are opportunities to improve the legibility of your content.

Impact

Issue

High

Background and foreground colors do not have a sufficient contrast ratio.

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order

Names and labels

These are opportunities to improve the semantics of the controls in your application. This may enhance the experience for users of assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

Links do not have a discernible name

Best practices

These items highlight common accessibility best practices.

Impact

Issue

High

[user-scalable="no"] is used in the <meta name="viewport"> element or the [maximum-scale] attribute is less than 5.

Best Practices

elfaro.net best practices score

83

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

High

Includes front-end JavaScript libraries with known security vulnerabilities

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

SEO Factors

elfaro.net SEO score

58

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Crawling and Indexing

To appear in search results, crawlers need access to your app.

Impact

Issue

High

Links are not crawlable

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    ES

  • Language Claimed

    ES

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Elfaro.net can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that Spanish is used on the page, and it matches the claimed language. Our system also found out that Elfaro.net main page’s claimed encoding is utf-8. Use of this encoding format is the best practice as the main page visitors from all over the world won’t have any issues with symbol transcription.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of El Faro. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: