Report Summary

  • 10

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    23% of other websites

  • 83

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 56% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 99

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    94% of websites

haaretz.co.il

הארץ - חדשות, ידיעות מהארץ והעולם - עיתון הארץ

Page Load Speed

6.7 sec in total

First Response

477 ms

Resources Loaded

5.3 sec

Page Rendered

847 ms

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About Website

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Key Findings

We analyzed Haaretz.co.il page load time and found that the first response time was 477 ms and then it took 6.2 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 75% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

haaretz.co.il performance score

10

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value6.0 s

4/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value8.4 s

2/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value19.3 s

0/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value73,290 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.195

63/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value107.2 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

haaretz.co.il

477 ms

www.haaretz.co.il

1169 ms

screen.css

72 ms

jquery.min.js

32 ms

header-scripts-ext.js

50 ms

Our browser made a total of 303 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 47% of them (143 requests) were addressed to the original Haaretz.co.il, 9% (27 requests) were made to Securepubads.g.doubleclick.net and 6% (19 requests) were made to Uk.pas-rahav.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.2 sec) belongs to the original domain Haaretz.co.il.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 2.9 MB (29%)

Content Size

10.0 MB

After Optimization

7.1 MB

In fact, the total size of Haaretz.co.il main page is 10.0 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. 85% of websites need less resources to load and that’s why Accessify’s recommendations for optimization and resource minification can be helpful for this project. Images take 6.6 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 480.1 kB

  • Original 569.5 kB
  • After minification 507.9 kB
  • After compression 89.4 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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 61.6 kB, which is 11% of the original size. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 480.1 kB or 84% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-6%

Potential reduce by 399.2 kB

  • Original 6.6 MB
  • After minification 6.2 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. Haaretz images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-69%

Potential reduce by 1.4 MB

  • Original 2.0 MB
  • After minification 1.9 MB
  • After compression 609.2 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 1.4 MB or 69% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-83%

Potential reduce by 682.5 kB

  • Original 821.5 kB
  • After minification 807.3 kB
  • After compression 139.1 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. Haaretz.co.il needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 682.5 kB or 83% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 97 (34%)

Requests Now

288

After Optimization

191

The browser has sent 288 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Haaretz. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 70 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

haaretz.co.il accessibility score

83

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 input fields do not have accessible names

High

[aria-*] attributes do not have valid values

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

Buttons do not have an accessible name

High

Links do not have a discernible name

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.

Best Practices

haaretz.co.il best practices score

75

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

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Missing source maps for large first-party JavaScript

SEO Factors

haaretz.co.il SEO score

99

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Mobile Friendly

Make sure your pages are mobile friendly so users don’t have to pinch or zoom in order to read the content pages. [Learn more](https://developers.google.com/search/mobile-sites/).

Impact

Issue

High

Document uses legible font sizes

High

Tap targets are not sized appropriately

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    IW

  • Language Claimed

    HE

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Haaretz.co.il can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that Hebrew is used on the page, and it does not match the claimed language. Our system also found out that Haaretz.co.il 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 description is not detected on the main page of Haaretz. 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: