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Mobile Usability

99/100

Good

Mobile Speed

63/100

Bad

Last tested: 2017-08-27

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news.com.au Mobile Usability: 99/100
news.com.au 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="mobile-nav-button"></div> is close to 1 other tap targets.
The tap target <div id="mobile-nav-button"></div> is close to 1 other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="http://m.weath…changeLocation" class="set-weather-link">Set your weather</a> is close to 2 other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="/finance/econo…federal-budget">Federal Budget</a> and 7 others are close to other tap targets.
news.com.au Mobile Speed: 63/100
news.com.au 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://s2.wp.com/_static/??-eJx9j+FOwzAMhF+I4FUas…L7cHx7OR0Op2E4fwGATbHe
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:
http://cdn.newsdiscover.com.au/rubicon/rp-ndm-clk.min.js (expiration not specified)
http://secure-gl.imrworldwide.com/v60.js (expiration not specified)
https://secure-assets.rubiconproject.com/campaigns…mpaign_file_m2dnqp.jpg (expiration not specified)
https://secure-assets.rubiconproject.com/campaigns…mpaign_file_rxusxq.jpg (expiration not specified)
http://static.hotjar.com/c/hotjar-385732.js?sv=5 (60 seconds)
http://tags.tiqcdn.com/utag/newsltd/news/prod/utag.js?ver=4.7.4 (5 minutes)
http://cdn.mediavoice.com/nativeads/script/newscor…lar-mobile-homepage.js (5 minutes)
http://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/285633425101545?v=2.7.6 (20 minutes)
http://tags.tiqcdn.com/utag/tiqapp/utag.v.js?a=new…30647&cb=1494286249798 (30 minutes)
http://au.tags.newscgp.com/prod/ncg/ncg.js (60 minutes)
http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/osd.js (60 minutes)
http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_companion_ad.js (60 minutes)
http://plugin.mediavoice.com/plugin.js (67.5 minutes)
http://static.chartbeat.com/js/chartbeat.js (2 hours)
http://stats.g.doubleclick.net/dc.js (2 hours)
http://ads.rubiconproject.com/ad/7725.js (2.9 hours)
https://z.moatads.com/newsaustralia610483468987/moatad.js (6.3 hours)
http://tags.news.com.au/prod/tad/tad.js (8.9 hours)
http://tags.news.com.au/prod/metrics/metrics.js (15.7 hours)
http://tags.news.com.au/prod/ntag/ntag.js (16.1 hours)
http://tags.news.com.au/prod/adblock/adblock.js (16.4 hours)
http://tags.news.com.au/prod/mitas/mitas.js (19.1 hours)
Optimize images

Properly formatting and compressing images can save many bytes of data.
Optimize the following images to reduce their size by 42.6KiB (29% reduction).
Compressing http://cdn.newsapi.com.au/image/v1/2b0c18da8d9dad85f3d5b468675e3009 could save 14.7KiB (29% reduction).
Compressing http://cdn.newsapi.com.au/image/v1/a8797299f41cd9aa0a68f604b433f51c could save 14.4KiB (30% reduction).
Compressing https://tpc.googlesyndication.com/simgad/10570924681061981260 could save 5.6KiB (18% reduction).
Compressing https://secure-assets.rubiconproject.com/campaigns…mpaign_file_m2dnqp.jpg could save 5.3KiB (40% reduction).
Compressing https://secure-assets.rubiconproject.com/campaigns…mpaign_file_rxusxq.jpg could save 2.6KiB (48% reduction).
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 10.1KiB (15% reduction).
Minifying https://s1.wp.com/_static/??-eJyNkG0KwjAMhi9krRNF/…3bFavtZrkt1qtFewUQepp5 could save 6.5KiB (13% reduction) after compression.
Minifying https://s0.wp.com/_static/??-eJxdjUEOwjAMBD9EcFshE…Qtl/Zw7prm2Han9AKXkDp5 could save 3KiB (37% reduction) after compression.
Minifying http://secure-dcr.imrworldwide.com/cgi-bin/cfg?pli…=1494286251&rnd=929426 could save 558B (11% reduction) after compression.
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 3.7KiB (17% reduction).
Minifying http://secure-gl.imrworldwide.com/storageframe.html could save 1.2KiB (35% reduction) after compression.
Minifying http://cdn-gl.imrworldwide.com/novms/html/ls.html could save 885B (40% reduction) after compression.
Minifying http://tap2-cdn.rubiconproject.com/partner/scripts…725/25640&geo=na&co=us could save 860B (11% reduction) after compression.
Minifying http://tap2-cdn.rubiconproject.com/partner/scripts…725/12338&geo=na&co=us could save 859B (11% 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 1.1KiB (61% reduction).
Compressing http://cdn.newsdiscover.com.au/rubicon/rp-ndm-clk.min.js could save 1.1KiB (61% reduction).

news.com.au Mobile Resources


Total Resources191
Number of Hosts62
Static Resources112
JavaScript Resources63
CSS Resources1

news.com.au Mobile Resource Breakdown