Report Summary

  • 13

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    25% of other websites

  • 50

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 20% of websites

  • 0

    Best Practices

  • 86

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    60% of websites

orangecountynews.net

Orange County News.Net - all the news from OC, California

Page Load Speed

2.8 sec in total

First Response

16 ms

Resources Loaded

2.3 sec

Page Rendered

546 ms

orangecountynews.net screenshot

About Website

Welcome to orangecountynews.net homepage info - get ready to check Orange County News best content right away, or after learning these important things about orangecountynews.net

From the county seat of Santa Ana to the 33 other cities in the county including Anaheim, Irvine and Huntington Beach, this news site covers it all

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Key Findings

We analyzed Orangecountynews.net page load time and found that the first response time was 16 ms and then it took 2.8 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 50% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

orangecountynews.net performance score

13

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.3 s

18/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value6.2 s

11/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value8.6 s

17/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value8,400 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.261

47/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value24.2 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

orangecountynews.net

16 ms

www.orangecountynews.net

576 ms

foundation.min.css

60 ms

red_style.css

66 ms

font-awesome.css

41 ms

Our browser made a total of 76 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 3% of them (2 requests) were addressed to the original Orangecountynews.net, 37% (28 requests) were made to Cdn.bignewsnetwork.com and 18% (14 requests) were made to Static.themainstreammedia.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.6 sec) relates to the external source Cdn.bignewsnetwork.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 400.6 kB (28%)

Content Size

1.5 MB

After Optimization

1.1 MB

In fact, the total size of Orangecountynews.net main page is 1.5 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 590.6 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-81%

Potential reduce by 52.4 kB

  • Original 64.6 kB
  • After minification 53.3 kB
  • After compression 12.2 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 11.3 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 52.4 kB or 81% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-5%

Potential reduce by 29.0 kB

  • Original 590.6 kB
  • After minification 561.6 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. Orange County News images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 2.8 kB

  • Original 405.1 kB
  • After minification 405.1 kB
  • After compression 402.3 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. This website has mostly compressed JavaScripts.

CSS Optimization

-81%

Potential reduce by 316.4 kB

  • Original 390.5 kB
  • After minification 389.8 kB
  • After compression 74.1 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. Orangecountynews.net needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 316.4 kB or 81% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 18 (25%)

Requests Now

73

After Optimization

55

The browser has sent 73 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Orange County News. 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 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

orangecountynews.net accessibility score

50

Accessibility Issues

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

Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order

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.

SEO Factors

orangecountynews.net SEO score

86

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

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 Orangecountynews.net 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 Orangecountynews.net 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 description is not detected on the main page of Orange County News. 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: