Report Summary

  • 29

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    49% of other websites

  • 90

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 75% of websites

  • 92

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    81% of websites

  • 100

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    95% of websites

today.it

Today - Ultime notizie dall'Italia e dal Mondo

Page Load Speed

8 sec in total

First Response

367 ms

Resources Loaded

6.9 sec

Page Rendered

708 ms

today.it screenshot

About Website

Welcome to today.it homepage info - get ready to check Today best content for Italy right away, or after learning these important things about today.it

Today è il giornale online di Citynews: notizie e approfondimenti di attualità, cronaca, economia, politica, spettacoli e gossip dall'Italia e dal Mondo.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Today.it page load time and found that the first response time was 367 ms and then it took 7.6 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

today.it performance score

29

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.5 s

15/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value10.7 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value5.2 s

59/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value1,390 ms

16/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.004

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value11.4 s

19/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

today.it

367 ms

www.today.it

1128 ms

2f4e3b03746e791bbb5221bb826c6b9360405830-56cc77f9.css

499 ms

blackstone.js

698 ms

v2015_js.js

285 ms

Our browser made a total of 232 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 1% of them (2 requests) were addressed to the original Today.it, 10% (23 requests) were made to 2.citynews-today.stgy.it and 9% (20 requests) were made to 1.citynews-today.stgy.it. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.2 sec) relates to the external source Staticxx.facebook.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.1 MB (40%)

Content Size

2.6 MB

After Optimization

1.6 MB

In fact, the total size of Today.it main page is 2.6 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 1.1 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-70%

Potential reduce by 154.6 kB

  • Original 220.6 kB
  • After minification 220.2 kB
  • After compression 66.0 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 154.6 kB or 70% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 10.4 kB

  • Original 1.1 MB
  • After minification 1.1 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. Today images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-65%

Potential reduce by 693.5 kB

  • Original 1.1 MB
  • After minification 1.1 MB
  • After compression 380.4 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 693.5 kB or 65% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 204.6 kB

  • Original 242.4 kB
  • After minification 238.5 kB
  • After compression 37.9 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. Today.it needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 204.6 kB or 84% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 109 (52%)

Requests Now

209

After Optimization

100

The browser has sent 209 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of 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 53 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

today.it 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.

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order

High

Some elements have a [tabindex] value greater than 0

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

Links do not have a discernible name

Best Practices

today.it 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

today.it SEO score

100

Search Engine Optimization Advices

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

    IT

  • Language Claimed

    N/A

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Today.it can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that Italian is used on the page, and neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. Our system also found out that Today.it 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 Today. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: