Report Summary

  • 26

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    47% of other websites

  • 100

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 97% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    57% of websites

  • 86

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    61% of websites

northdevongazette.co.uk

North Devon Gazette - Latest news, sports & things to do

Page Load Speed

11.6 sec in total

First Response

549 ms

Resources Loaded

9.6 sec

Page Rendered

1.5 sec

northdevongazette.co.uk screenshot

About Website

Visit northdevongazette.co.uk now to see the best up-to-date North Devon Gazette content for United Kingdom and also check out these interesting facts you probably never knew about northdevongazette.co.uk

The latest news as it happens across Barnstaple, Bideford, Ilfracombe, South Molton, Torrington & surrounding North Devon areas.

Visit northdevongazette.co.uk

Key Findings

We analyzed Northdevongazette.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 549 ms and then it took 11.1 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

northdevongazette.co.uk performance score

26

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.4 s

37/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value8.6 s

1/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value4.4 s

75/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value2,120 ms

7/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.186

66/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value9.4 s

30/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

home

549 ms

css

306 ms

css

163 ms

css

164 ms

jshead

1381 ms

Our browser made a total of 304 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 32% of them (96 requests) were addressed to the original Northdevongazette.co.uk, 9% (27 requests) were made to Jobs24.co.uk and 7% (22 requests) were made to Pixel.rubiconproject.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (5.5 sec) relates to the external source Edition.pagesuite-professional.co.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.4 MB (24%)

Content Size

6.0 MB

After Optimization

4.6 MB

In fact, the total size of Northdevongazette.co.uk main page is 6.0 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 4.6 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-83%

Potential reduce by 233.7 kB

  • Original 282.1 kB
  • After minification 251.1 kB
  • After compression 48.4 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 31.0 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 233.7 kB or 83% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-9%

Potential reduce by 424.4 kB

  • Original 4.6 MB
  • After minification 4.2 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. North Devon Gazette images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-68%

Potential reduce by 750.5 kB

  • Original 1.1 MB
  • After minification 1.1 MB
  • After compression 356.6 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 750.5 kB or 68% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 16.2 kB

  • Original 19.3 kB
  • After minification 14.4 kB
  • After compression 3.1 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. Northdevongazette.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 16.2 kB or 84% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 146 (53%)

Requests Now

278

After Optimization

132

The browser has sent 278 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of North Devon Gazette. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 64 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 11 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

northdevongazette.co.uk accessibility score

100

Accessibility Issues

Best Practices

northdevongazette.co.uk 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

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

northdevongazette.co.uk SEO score

86

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Content Best Practices

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

Impact

Issue

High

Links do not have descriptive text

Crawling and Indexing

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

Impact

Issue

High

Links are not crawlable

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

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    EN

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Northdevongazette.co.uk can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and it matches the claimed language. Our system also found out that Northdevongazette.co.uk 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 North Devon Gazette. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: