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Mobile Usability

98/100

Good

Mobile Speed

70/100

Medium

Last tested: 2017-08-27

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bbc.com Mobile Usability: 98/100
bbc.com Mobile Usability Test Quick Overview

Size tap targets appropriately

Some of the links/buttons on your webpage may be too small for a user to easily tap on a touchscreen. Consider making these tap targets larger to provide a better user experience.
The following tap targets are close to other nearby tap targets and may need additional spacing around them.
The tap target <div id="orb-header" class="orb-nav-pri or…-w orb-nav-dyn">Accessibility…ermSearchClose</div> and 2 others are close to other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="/news/world/europe" class="media__tag tag tag--europe">Europe</a> and 28 others are close to other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="http://www.bbc…international/" class="bbccom_text">Advertisement</a> is close to 1 other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="http://www.bbc…international/" class="bbccom_text">Advertisement</a> is close to 1 other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="http://www.bbc…international/" class="bbccom_text">Advertisement</a> is close to 1 other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="http://www.bbc…international/" class="bbccom_text">Advertisement</a> is close to 1 other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="http://www.bbc…annel%20Module">Schedule</a> and 3 others are close to other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="http://www.bbc…annel%20Module">Schedule</a> and 3 others are close to other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="/mundo/noticia…ional-39840794" class="ws-headline__title-link">5 razones por…cia de Francia</a> and 1 others are close to other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="http://www.bbc.com/news/">News</a> and 15 others are close to other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="/weather/">Weather</a> and 6 others are close to other tap targets.
bbc.com Mobile Speed: 70/100
bbc.com Mobile Speed Test Quick Overview

Eliminate render-blocking JavaScript and CSS in above-the-fold content

Your page has 8 blocking script resources and 7 blocking CSS resources. This causes a delay in rendering your page.
http://static.bbci.co.uk/frameworks/requirejs/lib.js
https://fig.bbc.co.uk/frameworks/fig/1/fig.js
http://static.bbci.co.uk/frameworks/barlesque/3.21…/script/orb/api.min.js
http://www.bbc.co.uk/wwscripts/flag
http://static.bbci.co.uk/bbcdotcom/1.52.0/script/dist/bbcdotcom.js
http://static.bbc.co.uk/id/0.37.24/modules/idcta/dist/idcta-1.min.js
http://static.bbci.co.uk/wwhp/1.114.0/modules/vend…ilt/vwo/mvt-snippet.js
http://static.bbci.co.uk/wwhp/1.114.0/modules/vend…modernizr/modernizr.js
Optimize CSS Delivery of the following:
http://static.bbci.co.uk/frameworks/barlesque/3.21…rb/4/style/orb.min.css
http://nav.files.bbci.co.uk/searchbox/1.0.0-126/css/main.css
http://static.bbc.co.uk/id/0.37.24/style/id-cta.css
http://static.bbc.co.uk/id/0.37.24/style/id-cta-v5.css
http://mybbc.files.bbci.co.uk/notification-ui/3.7.3/css/main.min.css
http://static.bbci.co.uk/wwhp/1.114.0/responsive/css/wwhp.min.css
http://static.bbci.co.uk/bbcdotcom/1.52.0/style/dist/bbcdotcom-async.css
Leverage browser caching

Setting an expiry date or a maximum age in the HTTP headers for static resources instructs the browser to load previously downloaded resources from local disk rather than over the network.
Leverage browser caching for the following cacheable resources:
https://secure-assets.rubiconproject.com/static/psa/43.png (expiration not specified)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/wwscripts/flag (2 minutes)
https://fig.bbc.co.uk/frameworks/fig/1/fig.js (4 minutes)
http://emp.bbci.co.uk/emp/bump-3/bump-3.js (5 minutes)
http://www.googletagservices.com/tag/js/gpt.js (15 minutes)
http://static.bbci.co.uk/frameworks/requirejs/lib.js (30 minutes)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/idcta/translations?callback&locale=en-GB (30 minutes)
https://securepubads.g.doubleclick.net/static/glade.js (30 minutes)
http://gum.criteo.com/sync?c=2&r=2&j=rp_onUserIdLoaded_72686_43 (60 minutes)
http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/osd.js (60 minutes)
http://static.chartbeat.com/js/chartbeat.js (2 hours)
http://ads.rubiconproject.com/ad/9176.js (2.4 hours)
Optimize images

Properly formatting and compressing images can save many bytes of data.
Optimize the following images to reduce their size by 16.4KiB (28% reduction).
Compressing http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/wwhp/144/ibroadcast/images…/p0/52/22/p05222jm.jpg could save 2.5KiB (43% reduction).
Compressing http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/wwhp/144/cpsprodpb/CF11/pr…newyorktimesredux3.jpg could save 1.6KiB (34% reduction).
Compressing http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/wwhp/400/cpsprodpb/1704E/p…_mediaitem95966118.jpg could save 1.6KiB (11% reduction).
Compressing http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/wwhp/144/cpsprodpb/1704E/p…_mediaitem95966118.jpg could save 1.6KiB (32% reduction).
Compressing http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/wwhp/144/cpsprodpb/1588A/p…-ab47-dc7bcbc12a15.jpg could save 1.6KiB (27% reduction).
Compressing http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/wwhp/144/cpsprodpb/D408/pr…n/_95908245_icoast.jpg could save 1.6KiB (31% reduction).
Compressing http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/wwhp/144/cpsprodpb/DE02/pr…tion/_95943865_pic.jpg could save 1.6KiB (37% reduction).
Compressing http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/wwhp/144/cpsprodpb/15AD/pr…_clayton-blast-two.jpg could save 1.6KiB (41% reduction).
Compressing http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/wwhp/144/cpsprodpb/3464/pr…5921431_robyn-8675.jpg could save 1.6KiB (33% reduction).
Compressing http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/wwhp/144/ibroadcast/images…/p0/51/y4/p051y4n8.jpg could save 1.4KiB (27% reduction).
Enable compression

Compressing resources with gzip or deflate can reduce the number of bytes sent over the network.
Enable compression for the following resources to reduce their transfer size by 5.4KiB (69% reduction).
Compressing http://www.bbc.co.uk/idcta/translations?callback&locale=en-GB could save 2.3KiB (78% reduction).
Compressing https://fig.bbc.co.uk/frameworks/fig/1/fig.js could save 2.2KiB (63% reduction).
Compressing http://www.bbc.co.uk/idcta/config?callback&locale=…rt=http://www.bbc.com/ could save 857B (67% reduction).

bbc.com Mobile Resources


Total Resources90
Number of Hosts32
Static Resources62
JavaScript Resources35
CSS Resources8

bbc.com Mobile Resource Breakdown