Report Summary

  • 21

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    41% of other websites

  • 0

    Accessibility

  • 58

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    29% of websites

  • 0

    SEO

sme.sk

SME.sk | Najčítanejšie správy na Slovensku

Page Load Speed

10.5 sec in total

First Response

626 ms

Resources Loaded

9 sec

Page Rendered

803 ms

sme.sk screenshot

About Website

Click here to check amazing SME content for Slovakia. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about sme.sk

Rýchle a dôveryhodné správy zo Slovenska, sveta i Vášho regiónu. Prihlásenie do Post.sk.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Sme.sk page load time and found that the first response time was 626 ms and then it took 9.8 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 85% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

sme.sk performance score

21

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.0 s

22/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value5.4 s

20/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value39.2 s

0/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value52,300 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.094

91/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value69.0 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

www.sme.sk

626 ms

sme-logo.png

220 ms

366619.png

102 ms

pr-rp-r224_tab.jpg

115 ms

376562.png

90 ms

Our browser made a total of 210 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 4% of them (9 requests) were addressed to the original Sme.sk, 22% (47 requests) were made to M.smedata.sk and 15% (31 requests) were made to Inres.uspech.sk. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (7.1 sec) relates to the external source U.smedata.sk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 2.7 MB (35%)

Content Size

7.8 MB

After Optimization

5.1 MB

In fact, the total size of Sme.sk main page is 7.8 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. 75% 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 4.2 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-60%

Potential reduce by 348.0 kB

  • Original 581.5 kB
  • After minification 504.8 kB
  • After compression 233.5 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 76.8 kB, which is 13% 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 348.0 kB or 60% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-6%

Potential reduce by 242.4 kB

  • Original 4.2 MB
  • After minification 4.0 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. SME images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-68%

Potential reduce by 1.1 MB

  • Original 1.7 MB
  • After minification 1.6 MB
  • After compression 526.6 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 1.1 MB or 68% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-74%

Potential reduce by 973.5 kB

  • Original 1.3 MB
  • After minification 1.2 MB
  • After compression 339.4 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. Sme.sk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 973.5 kB or 74% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 68 (35%)

Requests Now

194

After Optimization

126

The browser has sent 194 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of SME. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 56 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 5 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Best Practices

sme.sk best practices score

58

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

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Displays images with incorrect aspect ratio

High

Serves images with low resolution

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

sme.sk SEO score

0

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    SK

  • Language Claimed

    SK

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

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