Report Summary

  • 59

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    75% of other websites

  • 61

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 37% of websites

  • 67

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    34% of websites

  • 87

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    71% of websites

blog.is

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Page Load Speed

4 sec in total

First Response

519 ms

Resources Loaded

3 sec

Page Rendered

510 ms

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About Website

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Key Findings

We analyzed Blog.is page load time and found that the first response time was 519 ms and then it took 3.5 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

blog.is performance score

59

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.4 s

16/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value4.8 s

30/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value5.0 s

63/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value340 ms

74/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.093

91/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value5.1 s

76/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

519 ms

frontpage.css

239 ms

jq.js

478 ms

common.js

481 ms

swfobject2.js

244 ms

Our browser made a total of 106 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 82% of them (87 requests) were addressed to the original Blog.is, 14% (15 requests) were made to Mbl.is and 2% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (860 ms) belongs to the original domain Blog.is.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 264.2 kB (48%)

Content Size

553.6 kB

After Optimization

289.5 kB

In fact, the total size of Blog.is main page is 553.6 kB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 25% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 232.7 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-75%

Potential reduce by 140.6 kB

  • Original 188.7 kB
  • After minification 188.0 kB
  • After compression 48.0 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 140.6 kB or 75% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-14%

Potential reduce by 32.8 kB

  • Original 232.7 kB
  • After minification 199.9 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, Blog needs image optimization as it can save up to 32.8 kB or 14% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-68%

Potential reduce by 86.9 kB

  • Original 127.9 kB
  • After minification 122.2 kB
  • After compression 41.0 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 86.9 kB or 68% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-88%

Potential reduce by 3.8 kB

  • Original 4.4 kB
  • After minification 2.5 kB
  • After compression 537 B

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. Blog.is needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 3.8 kB or 88% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 15 (15%)

Requests Now

101

After Optimization

86

The browser has sent 101 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Blog. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 8 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

blog.is accessibility score

61

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

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

High

Form elements do not have associated labels

High

Links do not have a discernible name

Best Practices

blog.is best practices score

67

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

blog.is SEO score

87

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

High

Tap targets are not sized appropriately

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    IS

  • Language Claimed

    IS

  • Encoding

    ISO-8859-1

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Blog.is can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that Icelandic is used on the page, and it matches the claimed language. Our system also found out that Blog.is 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 Blog. 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: