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Mobile Usability

98/100

Good

Mobile Speed

64/100

Bad

Last tested: 2017-08-27

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nbcnews.com Mobile Usability: 98/100
nbcnews.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="http://secure.…bc/newsletters">Get Alerts</a> is close to 2 other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="http://secure.…bc/newsletters">Get Alerts</a> is close to 2 other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="/politics/congress">Congress</a> is close to 2 other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="http://www.nbc…137/media-kit/">advertisement</a> is close to 1 other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="/news/us-news">U.S. news</a> and 153 others are close to other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="http://www.nbcuni.com/privacy/" class="privacy-link">Privacy Policy</a> is close to 2 other tap targets.
The tap target <div class="col-lg-12 col-…perf dyMonitor">Top Videos…More</div> is close to 1 other tap targets.
The tap target <div class="panel-group_he…ther dyMonitor">Top Videos…More</div> is close to 1 other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="/video/watch-l…g-938760259777">Video…Senate Hearing</a> and 13 others are close to other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="/pages/about-nbc-news-digital">About Us</a> and 7 others are close to other tap targets.
nbcnews.com Mobile Speed: 64/100
nbcnews.com Mobile Speed Test Quick Overview

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

Your page has 1 blocking CSS resources. This causes a delay in rendering your page.
Optimize CSS Delivery of the following:
https://nodeassets.nbcnews.com/styles/main-b07db89a7e.min.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:
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http://cdn.dynamicyield.com/api/8765428/api_dynamic.js (5 minutes)
http://tags.tiqcdn.com/utag/xaxis/-nbc/prod/utag.js (5 minutes)
http://tags.tiqcdn.com/utag/xaxis/nbcnews.com/prod/utag.js (5 minutes)
http://secure-ds.serving-sys.com/SemiCachedScripts/ebOneTag.js (14 minutes)
http://www.googletagservices.com/tag/js/gpt.js (15 minutes)
http://connect.facebook.net/en_US/fbds.js (20 minutes)
http://tags.tiqcdn.com/utag/tiqapp/utag.v.js?a=xax…11611&cb=1494278143862 (30 minutes)
http://cdn.dynamicyield.com/api/8765428/api_static.js (60 minutes)
http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/osd.js (60 minutes)
http://stats.g.doubleclick.net/dc.js (2 hours)
https://www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js (2 hours)
https://cdn.taboola.com/libtrc/nbcnews/loader.js (4 hours)
https://nodeassets.nbcnews.com/cdnassets/projects/…tly-news-logo-mark.png (24 hours)
https://nodeassets.nbcnews.com/cdnassets/projects/today-logo-site-nav.png (24 hours)
https://nodeassets.nbcnews.com/images/transparent-placeholder.gif (24 hours)
https://nodeassets.nbcnews.com/scripts/vendor/e13156bf.modernizr.js (24 hours)
https://nodeassets.nbcnews.com/styles/fonts/ProximaNova-Sbold-webfont.woff2 (24 hours)
Minify HTML

Compacting HTML code, including any inline JavaScript and CSS contained in it, can save many bytes of data and speed up download and parse times.
Minify HTML for the following resources to reduce their size by 6.5KiB (13% reduction).
Minifying http://www.nbcnews.com/ could save 6.5KiB (13% reduction) after compression.
Minify JavaScript

Compacting JavaScript code can save many bytes of data and speed up downloading, parsing, and execution time.
Minify JavaScript for the following resources to reduce their size by 5.4KiB (21% reduction).
Minifying http://mps.nbcnews.com/fetch/ext/load-nbcnews-web.js could save 4.7KiB (24% reduction) after compression.
Minifying http://cdn-akamai.mookie1.com/LB/LightningBolt.js could save 769B (13% reduction) after compression.
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 2.5KiB (56% reduction).
Compressing https://ssum-sec.casalemedia.com/usermatch?s=18408…aac84325%26exid%3D&C=1 could save 1,007B (62% reduction).
Compressing https://storage.cloud.kargo.com/ad/network/tag/fz/Kargo-Fz-v1.js could save 942B (50% reduction).
Compressing https://crb.kargo.com/api/v1/initsync/0506d9fc-c663-41e5-961b-befa24935708 could save 615B (57% reduction).
Optimize images

Properly formatting and compressing images can save many bytes of data.
Optimize the following images to reduce their size by 1.8KiB (68% reduction).
Compressing https://nodeassets.nbcnews.com/cdnassets/projects/today-logo-site-nav.png could save 1.1KiB (58% reduction).
Compressing https://nodeassets.nbcnews.com/images/transparent-placeholder.gif could save 739B (91% reduction).

nbcnews.com Mobile Resources


Total Resources238
Number of Hosts89
Static Resources106
JavaScript Resources59
CSS Resources8

nbcnews.com Mobile Resource Breakdown