Report Summary

  • 76

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    84% of other websites

  • 87

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 67% of websites

  • 92

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    81% of websites

  • 93

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    84% of websites

historic-newspapers.co.uk

Historic Newspapers - The World's Largest Newspaper Archive

Page Load Speed

3.5 sec in total

First Response

209 ms

Resources Loaded

3 sec

Page Rendered

313 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Historic-newspapers.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 209 ms and then it took 3.3 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

historic-newspapers.co.uk performance score

76

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.5 s

34/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value3.6 s

62/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value5.3 s

58/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value140 ms

95/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value4.9 s

78/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

historic-newspapers.co.uk

209 ms

www.historic-newspapers.co.uk

984 ms

font-awesome.css

262 ms

css

14 ms

jquery.min.js

27 ms

Our browser made a total of 126 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 42% of them (53 requests) were addressed to the original Historic-newspapers.co.uk, 13% (16 requests) were made to Widget.trustpilot.com and 4% (5 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.1 sec) belongs to the original domain Historic-newspapers.co.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.8 MB (42%)

Content Size

4.2 MB

After Optimization

2.4 MB

In fact, the total size of Historic-newspapers.co.uk main page is 4.2 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 1.9 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-79%

Potential reduce by 131.6 kB

  • Original 166.6 kB
  • After minification 142.9 kB
  • After compression 35.0 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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 23.7 kB, which is 14% 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 79% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-8%

Potential reduce by 158.6 kB

  • Original 1.9 MB
  • After minification 1.7 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. Historic Newspapers images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-63%

Potential reduce by 949.0 kB

  • Original 1.5 MB
  • After minification 1.5 MB
  • After compression 556.2 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 949.0 kB or 63% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-86%

Potential reduce by 518.0 kB

  • Original 599.7 kB
  • After minification 562.4 kB
  • After compression 81.7 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. Historic-newspapers.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 518.0 kB or 86% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 60 (54%)

Requests Now

111

After Optimization

51

The browser has sent 111 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Historic Newspapers. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 35 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 9 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

historic-newspapers.co.uk accessibility score

87

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

[aria-hidden="true"] elements contain focusable descendents

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

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

historic-newspapers.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

historic-newspapers.co.uk SEO score

93

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

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

    N/A

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Historic-newspapers.co.uk can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. Our system also found out that Historic-newspapers.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 Historic Newspapers. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: