Report Summary

  • 28

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    48% of other websites

  • 89

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 78% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    65% of websites

  • 79

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    48% of websites

lessentiel.lu

L'essentiel: actualité du Luxembourg et news internationales

Page Load Speed

41.8 sec in total

First Response

334 ms

Resources Loaded

41.5 sec

Page Rendered

49 ms

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About Website

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Key Findings

We analyzed Lessentiel.lu page load time and found that the first response time was 334 ms and then it took 41.5 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. Unfortunately, there were 6 request timeouts, which can generally increase the web page load time, as the browser stays idle while waiting for website response.

Performance Metrics

lessentiel.lu performance score

28

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value2.5 s

67/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value7.0 s

6/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value6.6 s

37/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value4,800 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.028

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value14.6 s

8/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

lessentiel.lu

334 ms

www.lessentiel.lu

237 ms

384 ms

mobile3.js

20429 ms

head_styles_desktop.css

20430 ms

Our browser made a total of 224 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 61% of them (136 requests) were addressed to the original Lessentiel.lu, 12% (27 requests) were made to Ads.lessentiel.lu and 8% (17 requests) were made to Static.xx.fbcdn.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (20.4 sec) belongs to the original domain Lessentiel.lu.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.4 MB (35%)

Content Size

4.0 MB

After Optimization

2.6 MB

In fact, the total size of Lessentiel.lu main page is 4.0 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 2.3 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-86%

Potential reduce by 332.9 kB

  • Original 387.1 kB
  • After minification 353.4 kB
  • After compression 54.1 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 332.9 kB or 86% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-6%

Potential reduce by 139.1 kB

  • Original 2.3 MB
  • After minification 2.2 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. L Essentiel images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-71%

Potential reduce by 693.1 kB

  • Original 977.2 kB
  • After minification 933.4 kB
  • After compression 284.0 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 693.1 kB or 71% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 233.7 kB

  • Original 279.0 kB
  • After minification 266.5 kB
  • After compression 45.3 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. Lessentiel.lu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 233.7 kB or 84% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 63 (30%)

Requests Now

207

After Optimization

144

The browser has sent 207 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of L Essentiel. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 36 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 12 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

lessentiel.lu accessibility score

89

Accessibility Issues

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.

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

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

High

Links do not have a discernible name

Best Practices

lessentiel.lu best practices score

83

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

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

lessentiel.lu SEO score

79

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

Content Best Practices

Format your HTML in a way that enables crawlers to better understand your app’s content.

Impact

Issue

High

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

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 doesn't use legible font sizes

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    FR

  • Language Claimed

    N/A

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Lessentiel.lu can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that French 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 Lessentiel.lu 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 L Essentiel. 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: