Report Summary

  • 80

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    87% of other websites

  • 86

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 63% of websites

  • 92

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    82% of websites

  • 92

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    75% of websites

Page Load Speed

28.4 sec in total

First Response

508 ms

Resources Loaded

14.8 sec

Page Rendered

13.1 sec

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About Website

Visit solar-flares.info now to see the best up-to-date Solar Flares content for Greece and also check out these interesting facts you probably never knew about solar-flares.info

Solar Flares - information about - and current situation on solar flares, sun storm, solar storm and the effects on our planet earth

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Key Findings

We analyzed Solar-flares.info page load time and found that the first response time was 508 ms and then it took 27.9 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 95% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

solar-flares.info performance score

80

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.2 s

42/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value3.7 s

57/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value3.2 s

91/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value130 ms

96/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.032

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value4.0 s

87/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

solar-flares.info

508 ms

menu_style.css

156 ms

lbsheet.css

172 ms

fluxstate.js

277 ms

cookieconsent.min.js

28 ms

Our browser made a total of 45 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 20% of them (9 requests) were addressed to the original Solar-flares.info, 16% (7 requests) were made to Apis.google.com and 9% (4 requests) were made to Pagead2.googlesyndication.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (6.2 sec) relates to the external source Sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 588.4 kB (37%)

Content Size

1.6 MB

After Optimization

1.0 MB

In fact, the total size of Solar-flares.info main page is 1.6 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. 70% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 885.4 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-72%

Potential reduce by 21.5 kB

  • Original 29.8 kB
  • After minification 28.8 kB
  • After compression 8.3 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 21.5 kB or 72% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-14%

Potential reduce by 126.1 kB

  • Original 885.4 kB
  • After minification 759.3 kB

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. Obviously, Solar Flares needs image optimization as it can save up to 126.1 kB or 14% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-64%

Potential reduce by 439.3 kB

  • Original 684.4 kB
  • After minification 684.4 kB
  • After compression 245.1 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 439.3 kB or 64% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-74%

Potential reduce by 1.4 kB

  • Original 1.9 kB
  • After minification 1.7 kB
  • After compression 513 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. Solar-flares.info needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 1.4 kB or 74% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 19 (48%)

Requests Now

40

After Optimization

21

The browser has sent 40 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Solar Flares. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 15 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

solar-flares.info accessibility score

86

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

<frame> or <iframe> elements do not have a title

Best Practices

solar-flares.info best practices score

92

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

SEO Factors

solar-flares.info SEO score

92

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Crawling and Indexing

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

Impact

Issue

High

Page is blocked from indexing

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

    N/A

  • Language Claimed

    N/A

  • Encoding

    WINDOWS-1252

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Solar-flares.info can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Unfortunately we cannot identify language used on the page (probably there is a mix of languages, too little text or something else) and no language is claimed in <html> or <meta> tags either. Our system also found out that Solar-flares.info main page’s claimed encoding is windows-1252. Changing it to UTF-8 can be a good choice, as this format is commonly used for encoding all over the web and thus their visitors won’t have any troubles with symbol transcription or reading.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Solar Flares. 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: