Almera Portfolio Theme – PageSpeed Score 50:43

Theme Created:  2013-08-20   Full Theme Description   DEMO

Almera is Responsive Portfolio WordPress Theme impressive with its design and powerful functionality. Almera best suits all types of gallery and portfolio. It’s a great deal for professional photographers and artists to open their art, to share their art with the world. The theme can run in the normal and Ajax mode.
Almera is very clean, graceful and colorful theme which looks great on both wide screens and on portable devices. With ultra-sharp graphics included,  the theme looks good on Retina-Displays and is completely adapted to touchable and mobile device.
The theme is highly customizable. Layout constructor make it easy to arrange pages and posts layout by few mouse clicks only. The theme includes 12 default color skins, Skin Composer allows to edit already existed color skins, add new based on ready ones and create your own.

 

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W3C Validator

Validator performs the markup validation of HTML and XHTML documents and allows to evaluate the technical quality of web page code. It is important for browser compatibility and site usability.

Result of Home Page validation: 2 errors

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Performance evaluation via PageSpeed Insights on Desktop and Mobile Device

Analysis was done for the Home Page of theme demo. PageSpeed Insights fetches a site with a webkit renderer that emulates both mobile and desktop devices and takes into account characteristics of mobile networks.
The results returned by the PageSpeed Insights API includes the following information: PageSpeed score, summary statistics for the page and PageSpeed results for rules based on general principles of web page performance.

1. PageSpeed score

The PageSpeed Score (0-100) indicates how much faster a page could be. A high score indicates little room for improvement, while a low score indicates more room for improvement.
From the point of theme evaluating this characteristic shows how in the theme had taken into account the data processing, minification and optimal loading.

  Desktop PageSpeed Score

50 / 100

  Mobile PageSpeed Score

43 / 100

2. Page Statistic - Breakdown of page resources size

IMPORTANT! Sizes for HTML, text, CSS and JS resources in statistic are shown as for uncompressed ones.

Number and total size of all requests

Desktop Mobile
Total size of all requests (considering the compression of HTML, text, CSS and JS resources) 1409 KB 1388 KB
Number of requests 67 67

As we can see from graph and summary table:

  • The amount of downloaded data for desktop and mobile devices is virtually identical (the difference is not over 10%).
  • Total page size does not exceed the reasonable values ​​for page loading on a mobile device.
  • The number of requests for desktop and mobile devices is virtually identical.

 

3. PageSpeed results

PageSpeed analyzes web pages using rules based on main principles of web page performance and generates result for each rule. Following table shows results of the evaluation and recommendations for rules, which performance depends on the quality of the theme source code.

Rule Desktop Mobile
Avoid landing page redirects
Theme has no redirects.
Reduce server response time
In our test, server responded in 0.29 seconds. There are dozens of potential factors which may slow down the response of server: slow application logic, slow database queries, slow routing, frameworks, libraries, resource CPU starvation, or memory starvation.
Minify CSS
Compacting CSS code can save many bytes of data and speed up download and parse times.
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 JavaScript
Compacting JavaScript code can save many bytes of data and speed up downloading, parsing, and execution time.
Eliminate render-blocking JavaScript and CSS in above-the-fold content
Theme has 5 blocking script resources and 13 blocking CSS resources. This causes a delay in rendering Theme.
Optimize images
Properly formatting and compressing images can save many bytes of data.
Prioritize visible content
Theme requires additional network round trips to render the above-the-fold content. For best performance, reduce the amount of HTML needed to render above-the-fold content.
Description
   Fixing this would have a measurable impact on page performance.
    Fixing of this rule slightly helps to improve page performance.
  There is nothing to improve. Good job!
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