Report Summary

  • 6

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    21% of other websites

  • 67

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 32% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    35% of websites

  • 89

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    66% of websites

aigahouston.org

AIGA | the professional association for design. AIGA Houston

Page Load Speed

1.1 sec in total

First Response

15 ms

Resources Loaded

851 ms

Page Rendered

186 ms

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About Website

Click here to check amazing AIGA Houston content. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about aigahouston.org

This is the website for AIGA Houston Chapter. Founded in 1914 as the American Institute of Graphic Arts, AIGA remains the oldest and largest professional

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Key Findings

We analyzed Aigahouston.org page load time and found that the first response time was 15 ms and then it took 1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 20% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

aigahouston.org performance score

6

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value5.0 s

9/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value18.0 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value9.8 s

10/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value7,150 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.473

18/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value14.0 s

10/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

aigahouston.org

15 ms

houston.aiga.org

5 ms

houston.aiga.org

165 ms

style.css

16 ms

style.css

29 ms

Our browser made a total of 63 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 2% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Aigahouston.org, 63% (40 requests) were made to Houston.aiga.org and 25% (16 requests) were made to Use.typekit.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (254 ms) relates to the external source Aigahouston.disqus.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 246.2 kB (9%)

Content Size

2.6 MB

After Optimization

2.4 MB

In fact, the total size of Aigahouston.org main page is 2.6 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. 60% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 2.3 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-90%

Potential reduce by 98.3 kB

  • Original 109.1 kB
  • After minification 71.8 kB
  • After compression 10.8 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 37.3 kB, which is 34% 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 98.3 kB or 90% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-5%

Potential reduce by 123.1 kB

  • Original 2.3 MB
  • After minification 2.2 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. AIGA Houston images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-14%

Potential reduce by 16.9 kB

  • Original 122.6 kB
  • After minification 122.5 kB
  • After compression 105.7 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 16.9 kB or 14% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-17%

Potential reduce by 7.8 kB

  • Original 47.4 kB
  • After minification 47.2 kB
  • After compression 39.6 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. Aigahouston.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 7.8 kB or 17% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 25 (56%)

Requests Now

45

After Optimization

20

The browser has sent 45 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of AIGA Houston. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 18 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 9 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

aigahouston.org accessibility score

67

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

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

aigahouston.org best practices score

75

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Page has valid source maps

High

Issues were logged in the Issues panel in Chrome Devtools

SEO Factors

aigahouston.org SEO score

89

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 Aigahouston.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 Aigahouston.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 AIGA Houston. 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: