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We analyzed Upc.ie page load time and found that the first response time was 336 ms and then it took 6.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 75% of websites can load faster.
upc.ie performance score
Our browser made a total of 237 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 0% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Upc.ie, 78% (186 requests) were made to Virginmedia.ie and 4% (9 requests) were made to Tags.tiqcdn.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2.1 sec) relates to the external source App.yieldify.com.
Page size can be reduced by 1.4 MB (53%)
Potential reduce by 166.8 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 166.8 kB or 88% of the original size.
Potential reduce by 30.4 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. Upc images are well optimized though.
Potential reduce by 973.5 kB
Potential reduce by 263.6 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. Upc.ie needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 263.6 kB or 81% of the original size.
Number of requests can be reduced by 124 (56%)
upc.ie accessibility score
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.
Elements with an ARIA [role] that require children to contain a specific [role] are missing some or all of those required children.
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.
Buttons do not have an accessible name
Image elements do not have [alt] attributes
Links do not have a discernible name
These are opportunities to improve the legibility of your content.
Background and foreground colors do not have a sufficient contrast ratio.
These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.
Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order
Internationalization and localization
These are opportunities to improve the interpretation of your content by users in different locales.
<html> element does not have a valid value for its [lang] attribute.
Tables and lists
These are opportunities to improve the experience of reading tabular or list data using assistive technology, like a screen reader.
Lists do not contain only <li> elements and script supporting elements (<script> and <template>).
List items (<li>) are not contained within <ul> or <ol> parent elements.
upc.ie best practices score
Trust and Safety
Does not use HTTPS
Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks
Displays images with incorrect aspect ratio
Serves images with low resolution
Browser errors were logged to the console
upc.ie SEO score
Content Best Practices
Format your HTML in a way that enables crawlers to better understand your app’s content.
Links do not have descriptive text
Image elements do not have [alt] attributes
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/).
Document uses legible font sizes
Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Upc.ie 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 Upc.ie 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.
Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Upc. 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: