Report Summary

  • 27

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    48% of other websites

  • 58

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 38% of websites

  • 67

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    38% of websites

  • 62

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    36% of websites

showbiz.ie

ShowBiz Ireland - Irish Celebrity News & Photos, Society Gossip and Entertainment Listings...

Page Load Speed

3.1 sec in total

First Response

282 ms

Resources Loaded

2.2 sec

Page Rendered

645 ms

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ShowBiz Ireland - News from the Emeral Isle: The resource for all things Irish and Showbiz related...

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Key Findings

We analyzed Showbiz.ie page load time and found that the first response time was 282 ms and then it took 2.8 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 45% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

showbiz.ie performance score

27

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value2.9 s

52/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value9.9 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value7.2 s

29/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value750 ms

40/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.348

32/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value11.5 s

18/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

showbiz.ie

282 ms

www.showbiz.ie

743 ms

bg01.gif

274 ms

show_ads.js

8 ms

60x84-umag01.gif

364 ms

Our browser made a total of 73 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 74% of them (54 requests) were addressed to the original Showbiz.ie, 8% (6 requests) were made to Tpc.googlesyndication.com and 7% (5 requests) were made to Pagead2.googlesyndication.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.1 sec) belongs to the original domain Showbiz.ie.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 262.9 kB (25%)

Content Size

1.1 MB

After Optimization

796.4 kB

In fact, the total size of Showbiz.ie main page is 1.1 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. 30% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 876.3 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-86%

Potential reduce by 61.0 kB

  • Original 71.2 kB
  • After minification 57.4 kB
  • After compression 10.2 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 13.8 kB, which is 19% 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 61.0 kB or 86% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-15%

Potential reduce by 130.0 kB

  • Original 876.3 kB
  • After minification 746.3 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. Obviously, Show Biz needs image optimization as it can save up to 130.0 kB or 15% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-64%

Potential reduce by 71.8 kB

  • Original 111.7 kB
  • After minification 108.0 kB
  • After compression 39.9 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 71.8 kB or 64% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 36 (51%)

Requests Now

71

After Optimization

35

The browser has sent 71 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Show Biz. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 8 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

showbiz.ie accessibility score

58

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

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

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

showbiz.ie best practices score

67

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

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

SEO Factors

showbiz.ie SEO score

62

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Crawling and Indexing

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

Impact

Issue

High

robots.txt is not valid

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

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    N/A

  • Language Claimed

    N/A

  • Encoding

    ISO-8859-1

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Showbiz.ie 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 Showbiz.ie main page’s claimed encoding is iso-8859-1. Changing it to UTF-8 can be a good choice, as this format is commonly used for encoding all over the web and thus their visitors won’t have any troubles with symbol transcription or reading.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Show Biz. 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: