Report Summary

  • 27

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    47% of other websites

  • 70

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 35% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    35% of websites

  • 85

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    55% of websites

thewire.in

The Wire: The Wire News India, Latest News,News from India, Politics, External Affairs, Science, Economics, Gender and Culture

Page Load Speed

5.3 sec in total

First Response

854 ms

Resources Loaded

3.5 sec

Page Rendered

897 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Thewire.in page load time and found that the first response time was 854 ms and then it took 4.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 70% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

thewire.in performance score

27

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.6 s

31/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value7.9 s

3/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value5.8 s

49/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value3,810 ms

1/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.003

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value10.1 s

26/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

thewire.in

854 ms

wp-emoji-release.min.js

759 ms

styles.css

761 ms

style.css

768 ms

style.min.css

766 ms

Our browser made a total of 119 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 5% of them (6 requests) were addressed to the original Thewire.in, 19% (23 requests) were made to I1.wp.com and 14% (17 requests) were made to I0.wp.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.8 sec) relates to the external source .

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 614.6 kB (38%)

Content Size

1.6 MB

After Optimization

990.8 kB

In fact, the total size of Thewire.in 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 766.9 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-81%

Potential reduce by 124.7 kB

  • Original 153.9 kB
  • After minification 151.3 kB
  • After compression 29.2 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 124.7 kB or 81% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 7.9 kB

  • Original 766.9 kB
  • After minification 759.0 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. The Wire images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-67%

Potential reduce by 315.8 kB

  • Original 470.8 kB
  • After minification 404.9 kB
  • After compression 155.0 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 315.8 kB or 67% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-78%

Potential reduce by 166.2 kB

  • Original 213.8 kB
  • After minification 191.7 kB
  • After compression 47.6 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. Thewire.in needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 166.2 kB or 78% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 49 (43%)

Requests Now

115

After Optimization

66

The browser has sent 115 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of The Wire. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 33 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 18 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

thewire.in accessibility score

70

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

thewire.in best practices score

75

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

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

SEO Factors

thewire.in SEO score

85

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

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 Thewire.in 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 Thewire.in 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 The Wire. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: