Report Summary

  • 48

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    67% of other websites

  • 70

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 36% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 92

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    75% of websites

traffic-update.co.uk

UK-Wide Traffic News - Live Updates from www.traffic-update.co.uk

Page Load Speed

3.5 sec in total

First Response

398 ms

Resources Loaded

2.7 sec

Page Rendered

396 ms

traffic-update.co.uk screenshot

About Website

Visit traffic-update.co.uk now to see the best up-to-date Traffic Update content for United Kingdom and also check out these interesting facts you probably never knew about traffic-update.co.uk

The latest traffic news and travel reports for major roads/motorways, including the M25, M1 and M6. Avoid traffic jams with updates every 15 minutes.

Visit traffic-update.co.uk

Key Findings

We analyzed Traffic-update.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 398 ms and then it took 3.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 55% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

traffic-update.co.uk performance score

48

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.6 s

32/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value5.7 s

16/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value4.8 s

67/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value580 ms

51/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.017

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value8.4 s

39/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

traffic-update.co.uk

398 ms

www.traffic-update.co.uk

499 ms

style.css

290 ms

homepage.css

209 ms

css

26 ms

Our browser made a total of 133 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 53% of them (70 requests) were addressed to the original Traffic-update.co.uk, 15% (20 requests) were made to Static.xx.fbcdn.net and 5% (7 requests) were made to Scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1 sec) belongs to the original domain Traffic-update.co.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 893.7 kB (34%)

Content Size

2.6 MB

After Optimization

1.7 MB

In fact, the total size of Traffic-update.co.uk 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. 75% 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 1.3 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-77%

Potential reduce by 147.9 kB

  • Original 191.3 kB
  • After minification 190.5 kB
  • After compression 43.4 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 147.9 kB or 77% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-4%

Potential reduce by 51.3 kB

  • Original 1.3 MB
  • After minification 1.2 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. Traffic Update images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-61%

Potential reduce by 668.2 kB

  • Original 1.1 MB
  • After minification 1.1 MB
  • After compression 430.5 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 668.2 kB or 61% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-75%

Potential reduce by 26.3 kB

  • Original 34.8 kB
  • After minification 34.0 kB
  • After compression 8.6 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. Traffic-update.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 26.3 kB or 75% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 41 (33%)

Requests Now

126

After Optimization

85

The browser has sent 126 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Traffic Update. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 27 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 9 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

traffic-update.co.uk accessibility score

70

Accessibility Issues

ARIA

These are opportunities to improve the usage of ARIA in your application which may enhance the experience for users of assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

[role]s do not have all required [aria-*] attributes

Internationalization and localization

These are opportunities to improve the interpretation of your content by users in different locales.

Impact

Issue

High

<html> element does not have a [lang] attribute

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

These items highlight common accessibility best practices.

Impact

Issue

High

[user-scalable="no"] is used in the <meta name="viewport"> element or the [maximum-scale] attribute is less than 5.

Best Practices

traffic-update.co.uk 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

Serves images with low resolution

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

SEO Factors

traffic-update.co.uk SEO score

92

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

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

    ISO-8859-1

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Traffic-update.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 Traffic-update.co.uk main page’s claimed encoding is iso-8859-1. Changing it to UTF-8 can be a good choice, as this format is commonly used for encoding all over the web and thus their visitors won’t have any troubles with symbol transcription or reading.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Traffic Update. 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: