Report Summary

  • 15

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    28% of other websites

  • 93

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 82% of websites

  • 92

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    82% of websites

  • 79

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    40% of websites

towerstimes.co.uk

TowersTimes – Alton Towers Resort from another point of view!

Page Load Speed

15 sec in total

First Response

3.2 sec

Resources Loaded

11.2 sec

Page Rendered

562 ms

towerstimes.co.uk screenshot

About Website

Click here to check amazing Towers Times content for United Kingdom. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about towerstimes.co.uk

The Alton Towers Resort is the UK’s number one theme park and is home to some of the world’s most iconic rides, from Nemesis to The Smiler. Set around the historic Towers Estate within 800 acres of s...

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Key Findings

We analyzed Towerstimes.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 3.2 sec and then it took 11.7 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 90% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

towerstimes.co.uk performance score

15

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.9 s

11/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value28.2 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value10.3 s

8/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value1,600 ms

12/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.238

52/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value12.3 s

15/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

www.towerstimes.co.uk

3229 ms

twemoji.js

449 ms

wp-emoji.js

224 ms

layerslider.css

303 ms

css

25 ms

Our browser made a total of 112 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 85% of them (95 requests) were addressed to the original Towerstimes.co.uk, 4% (4 requests) were made to Scontent.cdninstagram.com and 2% (2 requests) were made to Fonts.googleapis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (3.2 sec) belongs to the original domain Towerstimes.co.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 3.4 MB (51%)

Content Size

6.6 MB

After Optimization

3.2 MB

In fact, the total size of Towerstimes.co.uk main page is 6.6 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. 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. Images take 2.6 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-83%

Potential reduce by 182.2 kB

  • Original 219.2 kB
  • After minification 218.1 kB
  • After compression 37.0 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 182.2 kB or 83% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-2%

Potential reduce by 55.1 kB

  • Original 2.6 MB
  • After minification 2.5 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. Towers Times images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-74%

Potential reduce by 1.2 MB

  • Original 1.6 MB
  • After minification 1.5 MB
  • After compression 412.4 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 1.2 MB or 74% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-89%

Potential reduce by 2.0 MB

  • Original 2.2 MB
  • After minification 2.0 MB
  • After compression 243.1 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. Towerstimes.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 2.0 MB or 89% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 71 (65%)

Requests Now

109

After Optimization

38

The browser has sent 109 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Towers Times. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 39 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 34 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

towerstimes.co.uk accessibility score

93

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

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

towerstimes.co.uk 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

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

SEO Factors

towerstimes.co.uk SEO score

79

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Content Best Practices

Format your HTML in a way that enables crawlers to better understand your app’s content.

Impact

Issue

High

Links do not have descriptive text

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 Towerstimes.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 Towerstimes.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 Towers Times. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: