thenation.com The Nation

Mobile Usability

99/100

Good

Mobile Speed

58/100

Bad

Last tested: 2017-08-29

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thenation.com Mobile Usability: 99/100
thenation.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://www.th…ject/politics/" class="category">Politics</a> and 2 others are close to other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="https://www.th…ubject/sports/" class="category">Sports</a> and 8 others are close to other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="https://www.th…ubject/sports/" class="category">Sports</a> and 8 others are close to other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="https://www.th…gate-truthers/">Seth Rich, Con…ate ‘Truthers’</a> and 1 others are close to other tap targets.
The tap target <button type="button" class="slick-prev">Previous</button> is close to 1 other tap targets.
The tap target <button type="button" class="slick-next">Next</button> is close to 1 other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="https://google…vertising.html" class="rhtitle rhdefaultcolored">Email Marketing Tools</a> is close to 1 other tap targets.
The tap target <span class="rhbody">Quick and easy…your business</span> is close to 2 other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="https://google…vertising.html" class="rhurl rhdefaultcolored">emailsoftwareforbusiness</a> is close to 1 other tap targets.
The tap target <div id="abgc" class="abgc">AdChoices</div> is close to 3 other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="https://google…vertising.html" class="rhtitle rhdefaultcolored">Email Marketing Tools</a> is close to 1 other tap targets.
The tap target <span class="rhbody">Quick and easy…your business</span> is close to 2 other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="https://google…vertising.html" class="rhurl rhdefaultcolored">emailsoftwareforbusiness</a> is close to 1 other tap targets.
The tap target <div id="abgc" class="abgc">AdChoices</div> is close to 3 other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="https://www.th…d-the-nun-won/">Paul Ryan Deba…nd the Nun Won</a> and 4 others are close to other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="https://www.th…/john-nichols/" class="author">John Nichols</a> and 9 others are close to other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="https://www.th…katha-pollitt/" class="author">Read More Katha Pollitt  &gt;</a> and 1 others are close to other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="https://www.th…at-you-can-do/">The Activists…hat You Can Do</a> is close to 2 other tap targets.
thenation.com Mobile Speed: 58/100
thenation.com Mobile Speed Test Quick Overview

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

Your page has 6 blocking script resources and 3 blocking CSS resources. This causes a delay in rendering your page.
https://www.thenation.com/wp-includes/js/jquery/jquery.js?ver=1.12.4
https://www.thenation.com/wp-includes/js/jquery/jq…grate.min.js?ver=1.4.1
https://www.thenation.com/wp-content/themes/thenat…s/history.js?ver=4.7.2
https://www.thenation.com/wp-content/plugins/safe-…s/js/ajax.js?ver=4.7.2
https://www.thenation.com/wp-content/themes/thenat…cd_javascript.php?nc=1
https://www.thenation.com/wp-content/themes/thenat…cd_javascript.php?nc=1
Optimize CSS Delivery of the following:
https://www.thenation.com/wp-content/themes/thenation/style.css?ver=1
https://www.thenation.com/wp-content/themes/thenat…lesheets/all.css?ver=1
https://www.thenation.com/wp-content/themes/thenat…sheets/fonts.css?ver=1
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://thenation.com/
http://www.thenation.com/
https://www.thenation.com/
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:
https://www.googletagmanager.com/gtm.js?id=GTM-54LKCF3 (15 minutes)
https://www.googletagservices.com/tag/js/gpt.js (15 minutes)
https://cdn.krxd.net/controltag/IyFdEjkj.js (20 minutes)
https://cdn.krxd.net/controltag?confid=IyFdEjkj (20 minutes)
https://c.amazon-adsystem.com/aax2/getads.js (60 minutes)
https://c1.rfihub.net/js/tc.min.js (60 minutes)
https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (60 minutes)
https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/osd.js (60 minutes)
https://www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js (2 hours)
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 24.9KiB (19% reduction).
Minifying https://www.thenation.com/wp-content/themes/thenation/js/javascripts/all.js could save 18.4KiB (16% reduction) after compression.
Minifying https://www.thenation.com/wp-content/themes/thenation/js/jquery.bxslider.js could save 5.9KiB (50% reduction) after compression.
Minifying https://www.thenation.com/wp-content/themes/thenat…gin_popup.js?ver=4.7.2 could save 555B (20% 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 15.5KiB (66% reduction).
Compressing https://c1.rfihub.net/js/tc.min.js could save 13.3KiB (68% reduction).
Compressing https://t.brand-server.com/ul_cb/adj?s=23421&sz=32…ion.com/&ord=487946171 could save 1.2KiB (50% reduction).
Compressing https://ssum-sec.casalemedia.com/usermatch?s=17837…xternal_user_id%3D&C=1 could save 984B (65% 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 4.5KiB (19% reduction).
Minifying https://www.thenation.com/ could save 4.5KiB (19% reduction) after compression.

thenation.com Mobile Resources


Total Resources223
Number of Hosts66
Static Resources102
JavaScript Resources60
CSS Resources5

thenation.com Mobile Resource Breakdown