Report Summary

  • 6

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    21% of other websites

  • 77

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 45% of websites

  • 58

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    19% of websites

  • 83

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    46% of websites

farmersjournal.ie

Irish Farmers Journal – For the Latest Farming News in Ireland

Page Load Speed

4.5 sec in total

First Response

274 ms

Resources Loaded

3.6 sec

Page Rendered

642 ms

farmersjournal.ie screenshot

About Website

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Key Findings

We analyzed Farmersjournal.ie page load time and found that the first response time was 274 ms and then it took 4.2 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 60% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

farmersjournal.ie performance score

6

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.2 s

42/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value9.4 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value15.0 s

1/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value4,420 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.597

11/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value28.9 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

farmersjournal.ie

274 ms

www.farmersjournal.ie

770 ms

jquery.smartbanner.css

91 ms

browser-detection.css

179 ms

browser-detection.js

183 ms

Our browser made a total of 198 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 51% of them (100 requests) were addressed to the original Farmersjournal.ie, 11% (22 requests) were made to Static.xx.fbcdn.net and 10% (19 requests) were made to Pbs.twimg.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.2 sec) belongs to the original domain Farmersjournal.ie.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.1 MB (45%)

Content Size

2.4 MB

After Optimization

1.3 MB

In fact, the total size of Farmersjournal.ie main page is 2.4 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 941.8 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-85%

Potential reduce by 131.6 kB

  • Original 155.2 kB
  • After minification 129.2 kB
  • After compression 23.5 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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 25.9 kB, which is 17% of the original size. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 131.6 kB or 85% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-4%

Potential reduce by 37.8 kB

  • Original 941.8 kB
  • After minification 904.1 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. Farmers Journal images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-66%

Potential reduce by 579.4 kB

  • Original 878.9 kB
  • After minification 870.2 kB
  • After compression 299.5 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 579.4 kB or 66% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-83%

Potential reduce by 316.0 kB

  • Original 380.3 kB
  • After minification 375.0 kB
  • After compression 64.4 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. Farmersjournal.ie needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 316.0 kB or 83% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 83 (45%)

Requests Now

184

After Optimization

101

The browser has sent 184 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Farmers Journal. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 49 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 12 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

farmersjournal.ie accessibility score

77

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.

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

<frame> or <iframe> elements do not have a title

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

farmersjournal.ie best practices score

58

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

Displays images with incorrect aspect ratio

High

Serves images with low resolution

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

SEO Factors

farmersjournal.ie SEO score

83

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Crawling and Indexing

To appear in search results, crawlers need access to your app.

Impact

Issue

High

Links are not crawlable

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

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    EN

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Farmersjournal.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 Farmersjournal.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.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of Farmers Journal. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: