Report Summary

  • 35

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    55% of other websites

  • 91

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 77% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    35% of websites

  • 62

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    22% of websites

accunet.org

ASSOCIATION OF CATHOLIC COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES - ACCU

Page Load Speed

1.5 sec in total

First Response

30 ms

Resources Loaded

1 sec

Page Rendered

480 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Accunet.org page load time and found that the first response time was 30 ms and then it took 1.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 30% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

accunet.org performance score

35

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value9.8 s

0/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value28.2 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value10.9 s

6/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value430 ms

64/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.043

99/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value23.9 s

1/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

accunet.org

30 ms

www.accunet.org

155 ms

fbevents.js

124 ms

default.css

18 ms

css

154 ms

Our browser made a total of 134 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 90% of them (120 requests) were addressed to the original Accunet.org, 3% (4 requests) were made to Fonts.googleapis.com and 3% (4 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (265 ms) belongs to the original domain Accunet.org.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 980.5 kB (35%)

Content Size

2.8 MB

After Optimization

1.8 MB

In fact, the total size of Accunet.org main page is 2.8 MB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 80% of websites need less resources to load and that’s why Accessify’s recommendations for optimization and resource minification can be helpful for this project. Images take 1.4 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 87.9 kB

  • Original 104.7 kB
  • After minification 80.4 kB
  • After compression 16.8 kB

HTML content can be minified and compressed by a website’s server. The most efficient way is to compress content using GZIP which reduces data amount travelling through the network between server and browser. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 24.3 kB, which is 23% of the original size. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 87.9 kB or 84% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-6%

Potential reduce by 86.3 kB

  • Original 1.4 MB
  • After minification 1.3 MB

Image size optimization can help to speed up a website loading time. The chart above shows the difference between the size before and after optimization. ACCU Net images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-41%

Potential reduce by 296.1 kB

  • Original 717.9 kB
  • After minification 670.0 kB
  • After compression 421.7 kB

It’s better to minify JavaScript in order to improve website performance. The diagram shows the current total size of all JavaScript files against the prospective JavaScript size after its minification and compression. It is highly recommended that all JavaScript files should be compressed and minified as it can save up to 296.1 kB or 41% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-86%

Potential reduce by 510.1 kB

  • Original 593.2 kB
  • After minification 432.0 kB
  • After compression 83.0 kB

CSS files minification is very important to reduce a web page rendering time. The faster CSS files can load, the earlier a page can be rendered. Accunet.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 510.1 kB or 86% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 106 (85%)

Requests Now

125

After Optimization

19

The browser has sent 125 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of ACCU Net. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 42 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 66 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

accunet.org accessibility score

91

Accessibility Issues

Contrast

These are opportunities to improve the legibility of your content.

Impact

Issue

High

Background and foreground colors do not have a sufficient contrast ratio.

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order

Names and labels

These are opportunities to improve the semantics of the controls in your application. This may enhance the experience for users of assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

Links do not have a discernible name

Tables and lists

These are opportunities to improve the experience of reading tabular or list data using assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

Lists do not contain only <li> elements and script supporting elements (<script> and <template>).

Best Practices

accunet.org best practices score

75

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

High

Includes front-end JavaScript libraries with known security vulnerabilities

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Missing source maps for large first-party JavaScript

SEO Factors

accunet.org SEO score

62

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Content Best Practices

Format your HTML in a way that enables crawlers to better understand your app’s content.

Impact

Issue

High

Links do not have descriptive text

Crawling and Indexing

To appear in search results, crawlers need access to your app.

Impact

Issue

High

Links are not crawlable

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    EN

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Accunet.org can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and it matches the claimed language. Our system also found out that Accunet.org main page’s claimed encoding is utf-8. Use of this encoding format is the best practice as the main page visitors from all over the world won’t have any issues with symbol transcription.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of ACCU Net. Lack of Open Graph description can be counter-productive for their social media presence, as such a description allows converting a website homepage (or other pages) into good-looking, rich and well-structured posts, when it is being shared on Facebook and other social media. For example, adding the following code snippet into HTML <head> tag will help to represent this web page correctly in social networks: