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99/100

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Mobile Speed

56/100

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Last tested: 2017-08-27

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techcrunch.com Mobile Usability: 99/100
techcrunch.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://techcr…et-neutrality/">The FCC’s comm…net neutrality</a> and 9 others are close to other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="/author/devin-coldewey/">Devin Coldewey</a> and 16 others are close to other tap targets.
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techcrunch.com Mobile Speed: 56/100
techcrunch.com Mobile Speed Test Quick Overview

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

Your page has 5 blocking script resources and 1 blocking CSS resources. This causes a delay in rendering your page.
https://r-login.wordpress.com/remote-login.php?act…2F%2Ftechcrunch.com%2F
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https://o.aolcdn.com/os/aol/omniture.min.js
https://o.aolcdn.com/os/aol/beacon.min.js
https://www.google.com/recaptcha/api.js
Optimize CSS Delivery of the following:
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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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https://o.aolcdn.com/os/aol/omniture.min.js (expiration not specified)
https://o.aolcdn.com/os/moat/prod/moatuac.js (expiration not specified)
https://s.aolcdn.com/os/aol/unb.min.js (expiration not specified)
https://s.blogsmithmedia.com/asvcs.aol.com/include/sn_sync-built.js (expiration not specified)
https://secure-api.gravity.com/v1/beacons/initialize (expiration not specified)
https://secure-dcr.imrworldwide.com/novms/js/2/ggcmb500.js (expiration not specified)
https://www.google.com/recaptcha/api2/payload?c=03…af4I3gxiNXsRkMM3cQYmy9 (30 seconds)
https://dtm.advertising.com/23d2cbf5-326d-4373-a4e3-57dcab83ed9a.js (5 minutes)
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https://www.google.com/recaptcha/api.js (5 minutes)
https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js (20 minutes)
https://dashboard.tinypass.com/xbuilder/experience/load?aid=Fy7FpgyUxA (30 minutes)
https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js?ver=20111117 (30 minutes)
https://cdn.tinypass.com/api/tinypass.min.js (60 minutes)
https://s.skimresources.com/js/72705X1553005.skimlinks.js (60 minutes)
https://plugin.mediavoice.com/mediaconductor/mc.js (78.2 minutes)
https://ssl.google-analytics.com/ga.js (2 hours)
https://plugin.mediavoice.com/plugin.js (2.1 hours)
https://js.moatads.com/polar984REuc19/moatad.js (2.7 hours)
https://www.npttech.com/advertising.js (8 hours)
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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 85.6KiB (76% reduction).
Compressing https://delivery.vidible.tv/jsonp/pid=56df4e9de4b0…13b67b6231408bc51ee.js could save 73.4KiB (79% reduction).
Compressing https://d8rk54i4mohrb.cloudfront.net/js/reach.js could save 8.9KiB (60% reduction).
Compressing https://d8rk54i4mohrb.cloudfront.net/container.htm…e_buster=1494273570431 could save 3.4KiB (63% reduction).
Optimize images

Properly formatting and compressing images can save many bytes of data.
Optimize the following images to reduce their size by 5.4KiB (27% reduction).
Compressing https://tctechcrunch2011.files.wordpress.com/2016/…1&quality=85&strip=all could save 2.5KiB (37% reduction).
Compressing https://s.aolcdn.com/dims/MOBL/5/500/369/50/https:…1&quality=85&strip=all could save 1.7KiB (19% reduction).
Compressing https://s0.wp.com/wp-content/themes/vip/techcrunch…ges/crunch-network.jpg could save 1.1KiB (29% reduction).
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 5.5KiB (13% reduction).
Minifying https://techcrunch.com/ could save 4.7KiB (12% reduction) after compression.
Minifying https://cdn-gl.imrworldwide.com/novms/html/ls.html could save 885B (40% 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 4KiB (30% reduction).
Minifying https://s0.wp.com/_static/??/wp-content/js/devicep…ndler.js?m=1492006127j could save 2.9KiB (39% reduction) after compression.
Minifying https://dashboard.tinypass.com/xbuilder/experience/load?aid=Fy7FpgyUxA could save 557B (50% reduction) after compression.
Minifying https://secure-dcr.imrworldwide.com/cgi-bin/cfg?pl…=1494273571&rnd=402419 could save 532B (11% reduction) after compression.

techcrunch.com Mobile Resources


Total Resources200
Number of Hosts75
Static Resources94
JavaScript Resources68
CSS Resources5

techcrunch.com Mobile Resource Breakdown