Report Summary

  • 17

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    32% of other websites

  • 90

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 75% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    56% of websites

  • 93

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    84% of websites

thisiscroydontoday.co.uk

Croydon News - Latest news from the Croydon Advertiser - MyLondon

Page Load Speed

3.7 sec in total

First Response

150 ms

Resources Loaded

1.8 sec

Page Rendered

1.8 sec

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Key Findings

We analyzed Thisiscroydontoday.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 150 ms and then it took 3.6 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 60% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

thisiscroydontoday.co.uk performance score

17

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.1 s

21/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value6.2 s

11/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value21.5 s

0/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value17,770 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.132

81/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value48.7 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

thisiscroydontoday.co.uk

150 ms

www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk

10 ms

www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk

18 ms

croydon

477 ms

section-base.css

49 ms

Our browser made a total of 54 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 2% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Thisiscroydontoday.co.uk, 48% (26 requests) were made to S2-prod.mylondon.news and 4% (2 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (693 ms) relates to the external source Stmg-prod.mirror.co.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 550.1 kB (31%)

Content Size

1.8 MB

After Optimization

1.2 MB

In fact, the total size of Thisiscroydontoday.co.uk main page is 1.8 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. 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. Javascripts take 1.0 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-82%

Potential reduce by 543.1 kB

  • Original 663.5 kB
  • After minification 662.8 kB
  • After compression 120.3 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 543.1 kB or 82% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-11%

Potential reduce by 3.1 kB

  • Original 29.3 kB
  • After minification 26.2 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, Thisis Croydon Today needs image optimization as it can save up to 3.1 kB or 11% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-0%

Potential reduce by 2.7 kB

  • Original 1.0 MB
  • After minification 1.0 MB
  • After compression 1.0 MB

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. This website has mostly compressed JavaScripts.

CSS Optimization

-2%

Potential reduce by 1.1 kB

  • Original 46.5 kB
  • After minification 46.5 kB
  • After compression 45.4 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. Thisiscroydontoday.co.uk has all CSS files already compressed.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 33 (73%)

Requests Now

45

After Optimization

12

The browser has sent 45 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Thisis Croydon Today. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 25 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 10 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

thisiscroydontoday.co.uk accessibility score

90

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

Links do not have a discernible name

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

thisiscroydontoday.co.uk 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

Missing source maps for large first-party JavaScript

SEO Factors

thisiscroydontoday.co.uk SEO score

93

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

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 Thisiscroydontoday.co.uk 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 Thisiscroydontoday.co.uk 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 Thisis Croydon Today. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: