Report Summary

  • 100

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    97% of other websites

  • 68

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 33% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 55

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    19% of websites

Page Load Speed

3.1 sec in total

First Response

48 ms

Resources Loaded

1.9 sec

Page Rendered

1.1 sec

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Key Findings

We analyzed Rcn.net page load time and found that the first response time was 48 ms and then it took 3 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

rcn.net performance score

100

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value0.6 s

100/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value0.6 s

100/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value0.6 s

100/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value0 ms

100/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value0.6 s

100/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

rcn.net

48 ms

customer-center

93 ms

360 ms

main.css

64 ms

moxieColor.css

13 ms

Our browser made a total of 83 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 1% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Rcn.net, 72% (60 requests) were made to Rcn.com and 5% (4 requests) were made to My.rcn.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1 sec) relates to the external source Rcn.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 692.7 kB (21%)

Content Size

3.3 MB

After Optimization

2.6 MB

In fact, the total size of Rcn.net main page is 3.3 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. 60% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 2.4 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-82%

Potential reduce by 55.5 kB

  • Original 67.9 kB
  • After minification 50.5 kB
  • After compression 12.4 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 17.5 kB, which is 26% 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 55.5 kB or 82% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-2%

Potential reduce by 51.8 kB

  • Original 2.4 MB
  • After minification 2.3 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. Rcn images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-67%

Potential reduce by 408.5 kB

  • Original 605.4 kB
  • After minification 575.8 kB
  • After compression 196.9 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 408.5 kB or 67% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-85%

Potential reduce by 176.9 kB

  • Original 207.9 kB
  • After minification 205.7 kB
  • After compression 31.0 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. Rcn.net needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 176.9 kB or 85% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 38 (52%)

Requests Now

73

After Optimization

35

The browser has sent 73 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Rcn. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 28 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 5 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

rcn.net accessibility score

68

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

Document doesn't have a <title> element

Internationalization and localization

These are opportunities to improve the interpretation of your content by users in different locales.

Impact

Issue

High

<html> element does not have a [lang] attribute

Best Practices

rcn.net 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

SEO Factors

rcn.net SEO score

55

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

Document doesn't have a <title> element

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    N/A

  • Language Claimed

    N/A

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Rcn.net can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Unfortunately we cannot identify language used on the page (probably there is a mix of languages, too little text or something else) and no language is claimed in <html> or <meta> tags either. Our system also found out that Rcn.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 Rcn. 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: