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Last tested: 2017-08-27

Rescan Mobile Usability: 97/100 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="slide-nav" class="nav-main-conta…vbar-fixed-top">Toggle navigat…Post on Patch</div> is close to 1 other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="https://patch.…s/cody-fenwick" class="article-author">Cody Fenwick (…ional Staff) -</a> and 17 others are close to other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="" class="taxonomy-region">US</a> and 22 others are close to other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="/connecticut/southwindsor">South Windsor, CT</a> and 4 others are close to other tap targets. Mobile Speed: 42/100 Mobile Speed Test Quick Overview

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Leverage browser caching

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Enable compression

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Total Resources144
Number of Hosts58
Static Resources87
JavaScript Resources37
CSS Resources3 Mobile Resource Breakdown