Report Summary

  • 94

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    93% of other websites

  • 68

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 33% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    57% of websites

  • 91

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    71% of websites

xcweather.co.uk

Wind Map - Britain Observations

Page Load Speed

1.5 sec in total

First Response

551 ms

Resources Loaded

828 ms

Page Rendered

151 ms

xcweather.co.uk screenshot

About Website

Click here to check amazing Xcweather content for United Kingdom. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about xcweather.co.uk

Current weather observations and forecast. Providing near real time weather maps of wind strength and direction across the UK and Europe

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Key Findings

We analyzed Xcweather.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 551 ms and then it took 979 ms to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 15% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

xcweather.co.uk performance score

94

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value1.5 s

96/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value2.6 s

87/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value1.7 s

100/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value150 ms

95/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.076

95/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value2.6 s

98/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

xcweather.co.uk

551 ms

ss16.min.css

185 ms

cookieconsent.min.js

198 ms

gpt.js

10 ms

dc.js

41 ms

Our browser made a total of 15 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 60% of them (9 requests) were addressed to the original Xcweather.co.uk, 20% (3 requests) were made to Stats.g.doubleclick.net and 7% (1 request) were made to Googletagservices.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (551 ms) belongs to the original domain Xcweather.co.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 330.4 kB (66%)

Content Size

500.5 kB

After Optimization

170.1 kB

In fact, the total size of Xcweather.co.uk main page is 500.5 kB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 20% of websites need less resources to load. HTML takes 291.4 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-72%

Potential reduce by 210.4 kB

  • Original 291.4 kB
  • After minification 290.7 kB
  • After compression 81.0 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 210.4 kB or 72% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-16%

Potential reduce by 2.5 kB

  • Original 16.0 kB
  • After minification 13.4 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, Xcweather needs image optimization as it can save up to 2.5 kB or 16% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-59%

Potential reduce by 105.0 kB

  • Original 176.8 kB
  • After minification 176.8 kB
  • After compression 71.9 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 105.0 kB or 59% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-76%

Potential reduce by 12.5 kB

  • Original 16.3 kB
  • After minification 16.1 kB
  • After compression 3.9 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. Xcweather.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 12.5 kB or 76% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 3 (21%)

Requests Now

14

After Optimization

11

The browser has sent 14 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Xcweather. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 4 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

xcweather.co.uk accessibility score

68

Accessibility Issues

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.

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

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

xcweather.co.uk best practices score

83

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

SEO Factors

xcweather.co.uk SEO score

91

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 Xcweather.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 Xcweather.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 description is not detected on the main page of Xcweather. 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: