Report Summary

  • 10

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    23% of other websites

  • 65

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 31% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 89

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    67% of websites

lucyathome.co.uk

Lucy At Home — Gentle Parenting and Respectful Discipline

Page Load Speed

43.5 sec in total

First Response

289 ms

Resources Loaded

42.4 sec

Page Rendered

835 ms

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About Website

Click here to check amazing Lucy At Home content. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about lucyathome.co.uk

Lucy At Home is a popular UK parenting blog with a strong focus on valuing children and building them up. The founder and editor is Lucy, a stay at home mum of 8 years who is passionate about rekindli...

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Key Findings

We analyzed Lucyathome.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 289 ms and then it took 43.2 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is an excellent result, as only a small number of websites can load faster. Unfortunately, there were 3 request timeouts, which can generally increase the web page load time, as the browser stays idle while waiting for website response.

Performance Metrics

lucyathome.co.uk performance score

10

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value7.2 s

1/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value15.6 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value18.3 s

0/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value940 ms

30/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.638

9/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value33.3 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

lucyathome.co.uk

289 ms

lucyathome.co.uk

1093 ms

shareaholic.js

48 ms

css2

52 ms

style.min.css

396 ms

Our browser made a total of 74 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 47% of them (35 requests) were addressed to the original Lucyathome.co.uk, 14% (10 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com and 5% (4 requests) were made to Pagead2.googlesyndication.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (20 sec) relates to the external source Tots100.co.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 2.1 MB (28%)

Content Size

7.6 MB

After Optimization

5.5 MB

In fact, the total size of Lucyathome.co.uk main page is 7.6 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. 70% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 6.6 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-82%

Potential reduce by 122.2 kB

  • Original 149.2 kB
  • After minification 140.6 kB
  • After compression 27.0 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 122.2 kB or 82% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-21%

Potential reduce by 1.4 MB

  • Original 6.6 MB
  • After minification 5.2 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. Obviously, Lucy At Home needs image optimization as it can save up to 1.4 MB or 21% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-63%

Potential reduce by 254.7 kB

  • Original 405.7 kB
  • After minification 390.9 kB
  • After compression 151.0 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 254.7 kB or 63% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-86%

Potential reduce by 362.9 kB

  • Original 424.3 kB
  • After minification 316.2 kB
  • After compression 61.4 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. Lucyathome.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 362.9 kB or 86% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 17 (31%)

Requests Now

54

After Optimization

37

The browser has sent 54 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Lucy At Home. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 14 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 5 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

lucyathome.co.uk accessibility score

65

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-*] attributes do not match their roles

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

Buttons do not have an accessible name

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

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

[id] attributes on active, focusable elements are not unique

High

Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order

Tables and lists

These are opportunities to improve the experience of reading tabular or list data using assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

Lists do not contain only <li> elements and script supporting elements (<script> and <template>).

Best Practices

lucyathome.co.uk best practices score

75

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

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Page has valid source maps

High

Issues were logged in the Issues panel in Chrome Devtools

SEO Factors

lucyathome.co.uk SEO score

89

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

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    EN

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Lucyathome.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 Lucyathome.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 Lucy At Home. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: