Report Summary

  • 97

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    94% of other websites

  • 74

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 40% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    56% of websites

  • 86

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    60% of websites

start.lu

Lëtzebuerger Startsäit - alles waat's du all Dag brauchs

Page Load Speed

2.4 sec in total

First Response

306 ms

Resources Loaded

1.9 sec

Page Rendered

131 ms

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About Website

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Key Findings

We analyzed Start.lu page load time and found that the first response time was 306 ms and then it took 2.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 40% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

start.lu performance score

97

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value1.7 s

92/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value2.4 s

91/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value2.1 s

99/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value10 ms

100/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.003

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value2.1 s

99/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

start.lu

306 ms

start.lu

413 ms

default.css

94 ms

responsive.css

185 ms

urchin.js

14 ms

Our browser made a total of 26 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 27% of them (7 requests) were addressed to the original Start.lu, 23% (6 requests) were made to Api.wo-cloud.com and 15% (4 requests) were made to Radar.wo-cloud.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (524 ms) relates to the external source Weatherandradar.co.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 44.3 kB (66%)

Content Size

67.0 kB

After Optimization

22.7 kB

In fact, the total size of Start.lu main page is 67.0 kB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 20% of websites need less resources to load. HTML takes 49.6 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-86%

Potential reduce by 42.7 kB

  • Original 49.6 kB
  • After minification 48.7 kB
  • After compression 6.9 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 42.7 kB or 86% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 54 B

  • Original 7.4 kB
  • After minification 7.4 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. Start images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-14%

Potential reduce by 971 B

  • Original 6.8 kB
  • After minification 6.8 kB
  • After compression 5.9 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 971 B or 14% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-18%

Potential reduce by 574 B

  • Original 3.1 kB
  • After minification 3.1 kB
  • After compression 2.5 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. Start.lu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 574 B or 18% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 9 (43%)

Requests Now

21

After Optimization

12

The browser has sent 21 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Start. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 5 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

start.lu accessibility score

74

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

High

Form elements do not have associated labels

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order

Best Practices

start.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

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Serves images with low resolution

SEO Factors

start.lu SEO score

86

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

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

    LB

  • Language Claimed

    LU

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Start.lu can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that is used on the page, and it does not match the claimed language. Our system also found out that Start.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 Start. 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: