Report Summary

  • 28

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    49% of other websites

  • 78

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 47% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    57% of websites

  • 84

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    53% of websites

admissions.aua.am

AUA Admissions

Page Load Speed

5.1 sec in total

First Response

718 ms

Resources Loaded

4.1 sec

Page Rendered

247 ms

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About Website

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Key Findings

We analyzed Admissions.aua.am page load time and found that the first response time was 718 ms and then it took 4.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 65% of websites can load faster. This domain responded with an error, which can significantly jeopardize Admissions.aua.am rating and web reputation

Performance Metrics

admissions.aua.am performance score

28

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.5 s

35/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value5.4 s

21/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value19.0 s

0/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value670 ms

45/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.305

39/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value23.4 s

1/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

admissions.aua.am

718 ms

style.css

171 ms

events.css

324 ms

styles.css

329 ms

style.css

328 ms

Our browser made a total of 134 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 39% of them (52 requests) were addressed to the original Admissions.aua.am, 9% (12 requests) were made to Static.xx.fbcdn.net and 8% (11 requests) were made to Google.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2.1 sec) relates to the external source Aua.am.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.1 MB (43%)

Content Size

2.7 MB

After Optimization

1.5 MB

In fact, the total size of Admissions.aua.am main page is 2.7 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. 65% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 1.2 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-74%

Potential reduce by 80.9 kB

  • Original 109.2 kB
  • After minification 107.1 kB
  • After compression 28.3 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. HTML code on this page is well minified. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 80.9 kB or 74% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-3%

Potential reduce by 36.9 kB

  • Original 1.1 MB
  • After minification 1.1 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. Admissions AUA images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-67%

Potential reduce by 801.2 kB

  • Original 1.2 MB
  • After minification 1.2 MB
  • After compression 398.2 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 801.2 kB or 67% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-87%

Potential reduce by 223.6 kB

  • Original 257.4 kB
  • After minification 233.0 kB
  • After compression 33.8 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. Admissions.aua.am needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 223.6 kB or 87% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 79 (62%)

Requests Now

127

After Optimization

48

The browser has sent 127 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Admissions AUA. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 46 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 12 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

admissions.aua.am accessibility score

78

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.

ARIA

These are opportunities to improve the usage of ARIA in your application which may enhance the experience for users of assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

ARIA IDs are not unique

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

Best practices

These items highlight common accessibility best practices.

Impact

Issue

High

[user-scalable="no"] is used in the <meta name="viewport"> element or the [maximum-scale] attribute is less than 5.

Best Practices

admissions.aua.am best practices score

83

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

SEO Factors

admissions.aua.am SEO score

84

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Crawling and Indexing

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

Impact

Issue

High

Links are not crawlable

Mobile Friendly

Make sure your pages are mobile friendly so users don’t have to pinch or zoom in order to read the content pages. [Learn more](https://developers.google.com/search/mobile-sites/).

Impact

Issue

High

Document uses legible font sizes

High

Tap targets are not sized appropriately

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 Admissions.aua.am 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 Admissions.aua.am 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 Admissions AUA. 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: