Report Summary

  • 47

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    65% of other websites

  • 94

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 88% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    47% of websites

  • 100

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    96% of websites

express.com.pk

Daily Express Urdu Newspaper | Latest Pakistan News | Breaking News

Page Load Speed

24.8 sec in total

First Response

404 ms

Resources Loaded

15.6 sec

Page Rendered

8.8 sec

express.com.pk screenshot

About Website

Welcome to express.com.pk homepage info - get ready to check Express best content for Pakistan right away, or after learning these important things about express.com.pk

Daily Express Urdu Newspaper delivers latest news in Urdu, including breaking news, current news, top headlines from Pakistan, World, Sports, Business, Cricket and Politics.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Express.com.pk page load time and found that the first response time was 404 ms and then it took 24.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is an excellent result, as only a small number of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

express.com.pk performance score

47

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value2.0 s

83/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value4.1 s

47/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value2.6 s

97/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value1,190 ms

21/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.244

51/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value8.6 s

37/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

www.express.com.pk

404 ms

front-style.css

494 ms

twt.png

587 ms

fb.png

893 ms

yt.png

892 ms

Our browser made a total of 65 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 46% of them (30 requests) were addressed to the original Express.com.pk, 17% (11 requests) were made to Tpc.googlesyndication.com and 11% (7 requests) were made to Pagead2.googlesyndication.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.8 sec) relates to the external source S0.2mdn.net.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 882.4 kB (43%)

Content Size

2.1 MB

After Optimization

1.2 MB

In fact, the total size of Express.com.pk main page is 2.1 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. 50% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 1.2 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-72%

Potential reduce by 11.4 kB

  • Original 15.8 kB
  • After minification 15.2 kB
  • After compression 4.4 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 11.4 kB or 72% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-4%

Potential reduce by 27.8 kB

  • Original 793.1 kB
  • After minification 765.3 kB

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. Express images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-67%

Potential reduce by 815.1 kB

  • Original 1.2 MB
  • After minification 1.1 MB
  • After compression 398.3 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 815.1 kB or 67% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-79%

Potential reduce by 28.0 kB

  • Original 35.3 kB
  • After minification 28.6 kB
  • After compression 7.3 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. Express.com.pk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 28.0 kB or 79% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 27 (44%)

Requests Now

62

After Optimization

35

The browser has sent 62 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Express. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 18 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

express.com.pk accessibility score

94

Accessibility Issues

Internationalization and localization

These are opportunities to improve the interpretation of your content by users in different locales.

Impact

Issue

High

<html> element does not have a [lang] attribute

Best Practices

express.com.pk best practices score

75

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Serves images with low resolution

SEO Factors

express.com.pk SEO score

100

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    N/A

  • Encoding

    ISO-8859-1

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Express.com.pk can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. Our system also found out that Express.com.pk main page’s claimed encoding is iso-8859-1. Changing it to UTF-8 can be a good choice, as this format is commonly used for encoding all over the web and thus their visitors won’t have any troubles with symbol transcription or reading.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Express. Lack of Open Graph description can be counter-productive for their social media presence, as such a description allows converting a website homepage (or other pages) into good-looking, rich and well-structured posts, when it is being shared on Facebook and other social media. For example, adding the following code snippet into HTML <head> tag will help to represent this web page correctly in social networks: