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Mobile Usability

99/100

Good

Mobile Speed

57/100

Bad

Last tested: 2017-08-27

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lifewire.com Mobile Usability: 99/100
lifewire.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 <a href="https://www.li…how-to-4102585" class="column-btn">All HOW TO</a> and 3 others are close to other tap targets.
lifewire.com Mobile Speed: 57/100
lifewire.com Mobile Speed Test Quick Overview

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

Your page has 2 blocking script resources. This causes a delay in rendering your page.
https://www.lifewire.com/static/2.13.1/cache/eNp1k…gEmxGj0R_F6q7og.min.js
https://www.lifewire.com/static/2.13.1/cache/eNqVU…CKQ7lgj4BSXA4YQ.min.js
Avoid landing page redirects

Your page has 2 redirects. Redirects introduce additional delays before the page can be loaded.
Avoid landing page redirects for the following chain of redirected URLs.
http://lifewire.com/
https://lifewire.com/
https://www.lifewire.com/
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://ak.sail-horizon.com/spm/spm.v1.min.js (expiration not specified)
https://www.googletagmanager.com/gtm.js?id=GTM-MHH3PJ (15 minutes)
https://www.googletagservices.com/tag/js/gpt.js (15 minutes)
https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/fbevents.js (20 minutes)
https://connect.facebook.net/signals/config/786108458181251?v=2.7.6 (20 minutes)
https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/osd.js (60 minutes)
https://www.google-analytics.com/plugins/ua/ec.js (60 minutes)
https://www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js (2 hours)
Optimize images

Properly formatting and compressing images can save many bytes of data.
Optimize the following images to reduce their size by 18KiB (44% reduction).
Compressing https://tpc.googlesyndication.com/simgad/8333858461713603756 could save 14.7KiB (54% reduction).
Compressing https://www.lifewire.com/static/2.13.1/image/fullscreen-nav-buy.png could save 1KiB (21% reduction).
Compressing https://www.lifewire.com/static/2.13.1/image/fullscreen-nav-domore.png could save 932B (31% reduction).
Compressing https://www.lifewire.com/static/2.13.1/image/fullscreen-nav-fix.png could save 803B (21% reduction).
Compressing https://www.lifewire.com/static/2.13.1/image/fullscreen-nav-howto.png could save 626B (19% reduction).

lifewire.com Mobile Resources


Total Resources53
Number of Hosts23
Static Resources29
JavaScript Resources20

lifewire.com Mobile Resource Breakdown