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Mobile Usability

99/100

Good

Mobile Speed

58/100

Bad

Last tested: 2017-08-29

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state.ma.us Mobile Usability: 99/100
state.ma.us 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="/portal/global-a-z-list.html">State A-Z Topics</a> is close to 1 other tap targets.
The tap target <label for="to-language" class="accessibility">Translate this page to:</label> is close to 3 other tap targets.
state.ma.us Mobile Speed: 58/100
state.ma.us Mobile Speed Test Quick Overview

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

Your page has 3 blocking script resources and 4 blocking CSS resources. This causes a delay in rendering your page.
http://www.mass.gov/resources/scripts/vendor/jquery.js
http://www.mass.gov/resources/scripts/vendor/modernizr-2.6.1.min.js
http://www.mass.gov/resources/foresee/foresee-trigger.js
Optimize CSS Delivery of the following:
http://www.mass.gov/resources/styles/main.css
http://www.mass.gov/resources/styles/normalize.css
http://www.mass.gov/resources/styles/ui-lightness/…i-1.9.0.custom.min.css
http://www.mass.gov/resources/styles/site/portal.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:
http://www.mass.gov/portal/images/homepage/cta/hom…a-governor-240x151.png (8.2 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/portal/images/homepage/cards/home-card-fishingderby.jpg (8.5 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/portal/images/homepage/cta/home-cta-courts-240x151.png (8.5 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/portal/images/icons/directory-icon.png (9.9 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/portal/images/homepage/cards/home-card-knowyourzone.png (13.3 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/portal/images/homepage/cta/home-cta-bg-seal-200x200.png (14.1 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/portal/images/homepage/cards/home-card-opioid.jpg (14.2 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/portal/assets/fonts/icomoon.ttf (14.7 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/portal/images/homepage/cta/hom…egislature-240x151.png (14.7 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/portal/images/homepage/cta/hom…ties-towns-240x151.png (15 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/resources/fonts/fontawesome-webfont.woff?v=4.0.0 (15 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/resources/foresee/foresee-trigger.js (15 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/resources/images/backgrounds/portal.gif (15 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/resources/images/template/alert-icon.png (15 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/resources/images/template/container_bck.png (15 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/resources/images/template/header-seal.gif (15 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/resources/images/template/massgovlogo-mmg.png (15 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/resources/images/template/search-left.png (15 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/resources/images/template/translate.png (15 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/resources/scripts/app.js (15 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/resources/scripts/megadd.js (15 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/resources/scripts/responsive.js (15 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/resources/scripts/tracking.js (15 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/resources/scripts/translate.js (15 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/resources/scripts/vendor/jquery.js (15 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/resources/scripts/vendor/modernizr-2.6.1.min.js (15 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/resources/scripts/vendor/plugins.js (15 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/resources/styles/main.css (15 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/resources/styles/normalize.css (15 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/resources/styles/site/portal.css (15 minutes)
http://www.mass.gov/resources/styles/ui-lightness/…i-1.9.0.custom.min.css (15 minutes)
http://www.google-analytics.com/ga.js (2 hours)
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://state.ma.us/
http://www.mass.gov/
http://www.mass.gov/portal/
Optimize images

Properly formatting and compressing images can save many bytes of data.
Optimize the following images to reduce their size by 71KiB (45% reduction).
Compressing http://www.mass.gov/portal/images/homepage/cards/home-card-opioid.jpg could save 42.9KiB (72% reduction).
Compressing http://www.mass.gov/portal/images/homepage/cta/home-cta-bg-seal-200x200.png could save 15.7KiB (30% reduction).
Compressing http://www.mass.gov/portal/images/homepage/cards/home-card-fishingderby.jpg could save 4.2KiB (14% reduction).
Compressing http://www.mass.gov/resources/images/template/search-left.png could save 2.8KiB (76% reduction).
Compressing http://www.mass.gov/resources/images/template/translate.png could save 2.8KiB (71% reduction).
Compressing http://www.mass.gov/resources/images/backgrounds/portal.gif could save 1.1KiB (91% reduction).
Compressing http://www.mass.gov/resources/images/template/container_bck.png could save 841B (84% reduction).
Compressing http://www.mass.gov/portal/images/icons/directory-icon.png could save 580B (12% reduction).
Minify CSS

Compacting CSS code can save many bytes of data and speed up download and parse times.
Minify CSS for the following resources to reduce their size by 16.8KiB (39% reduction).
Minifying http://www.mass.gov/resources/styles/main.css could save 14.8KiB (40% reduction) after compression.
Minifying http://www.mass.gov/resources/styles/normalize.css could save 1.4KiB (58% reduction) after compression.
Minifying http://www.mass.gov/resources/styles/ui-lightness/…i-1.9.0.custom.min.css could save 621B (19% 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 8KiB (30% reduction).
Minifying http://www.mass.gov/resources/scripts/megadd.js could save 3KiB (46% reduction) after compression.
Minifying http://www.mass.gov/resources/scripts/vendor/plugins.js could save 1.6KiB (14% reduction) after compression.
Minifying http://www.mass.gov/resources/scripts/tracking.js could save 1.1KiB (47% reduction) after compression.
Minifying http://www.mass.gov/resources/scripts/responsive.js could save 1KiB (40% reduction) after compression.
Minifying http://www.mass.gov/resources/scripts/app.js could save 755B (32% reduction) after compression.
Minifying http://www.mass.gov/resources/scripts/translate.js could save 581B (44% 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 (29% reduction).
Minifying http://www.mass.gov/portal/ could save 3.7KiB (29% reduction) after compression.

state.ma.us Mobile Resources


Total Resources37
Number of Hosts3
Static Resources32
JavaScript Resources10
CSS Resources4

state.ma.us Mobile Resource Breakdown