Report Summary

  • 9

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    23% of other websites

  • 88

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 69% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    56% of websites

  • 84

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    53% of websites

sbnation.net

SBNation.com | Sports news, video, live coverage, community

Page Load Speed

6.6 sec in total

First Response

84 ms

Resources Loaded

4.4 sec

Page Rendered

2.1 sec

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Key Findings

We analyzed Sbnation.net page load time and found that the first response time was 84 ms and then it took 6.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 80% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

sbnation.net performance score

9

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.1 s

45/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value10.1 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value12.1 s

3/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value6,210 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.4

25/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value44.1 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

www.sbnation.com

84 ms

sbn.0289821fe196f0ced638117948a0d46f.css

313 ms

hub_pages.css

67 ms

chorus.css

122 ms

concert_ads-3ded7e4f7a901daf64b8.js

292 ms

Our browser made a total of 104 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 0% of them (0 request) were addressed to the original Sbnation.net, 12% (12 requests) were made to Cdn.vox-cdn.com and 9% (9 requests) were made to Sbnation.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.5 sec) relates to the external source Sbnation.coral.coralproject.net.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 655.7 kB (31%)

Content Size

2.1 MB

After Optimization

1.5 MB

In fact, the total size of Sbnation.net 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. 80% 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 1.2 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-83%

Potential reduce by 419.8 kB

  • Original 508.5 kB
  • After minification 429.5 kB
  • After compression 88.7 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 79.0 kB, which is 16% 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 419.8 kB or 83% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-3%

Potential reduce by 33.3 kB

  • Original 1.2 MB
  • After minification 1.2 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. SBNation images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-48%

Potential reduce by 197.7 kB

  • Original 409.5 kB
  • After minification 409.5 kB
  • After compression 211.8 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 197.7 kB or 48% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-92%

Potential reduce by 4.8 kB

  • Original 5.2 kB
  • After minification 4.8 kB
  • After compression 420 B

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. Sbnation.net needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 4.8 kB or 92% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 61 (64%)

Requests Now

95

After Optimization

34

The browser has sent 95 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of SBNation. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 62 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

sbnation.net accessibility score

88

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

sbnation.net 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

sbnation.net SEO score

84

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 uses legible font sizes

High

Tap targets are not sized appropriately

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 Sbnation.net 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 Sbnation.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 SBNation. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: