Report Summary

  • 16

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    30% of other websites

  • 94

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 84% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 90

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    69% of websites

alamosa.org

The Official Site for Alamosa, Colorado Tourism Information

Page Load Speed

11.2 sec in total

First Response

136 ms

Resources Loaded

8.4 sec

Page Rendered

2.7 sec

alamosa.org screenshot

About Website

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Plan your perfect Colorado trip in Alamosa for a unique experience. See the Great Sand Dunes, take a scenic train ride through Colorado and explore Colorado's rich heritage.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Alamosa.org page load time and found that the first response time was 136 ms and then it took 11.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 90% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

alamosa.org performance score

16

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value12.7 s

0/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value23.0 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value17.9 s

0/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value2,850 ms

3/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value38.8 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

alamosa.org

136 ms

www.alamosa.org

1060 ms

gtm.js

151 ms

plugin.css

88 ms

colorbox2.min.css

91 ms

Our browser made a total of 141 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 44% of them (62 requests) were addressed to the original Alamosa.org, 15% (21 requests) were made to Starling.crowdriff.com and 6% (9 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (3.3 sec) relates to the external source Fonts.gstatic.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 453.4 kB (7%)

Content Size

6.4 MB

After Optimization

6.0 MB

In fact, the total size of Alamosa.org main page is 6.4 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. 85% 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 6.0 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 170.6 kB

  • Original 202.0 kB
  • After minification 192.0 kB
  • After compression 31.4 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 170.6 kB or 84% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-4%

Potential reduce by 225.9 kB

  • Original 6.0 MB
  • After minification 5.8 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. Alamosa images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-21%

Potential reduce by 37.0 kB

  • Original 174.3 kB
  • After minification 174.3 kB
  • After compression 137.4 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 37.0 kB or 21% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-25%

Potential reduce by 20.0 kB

  • Original 78.4 kB
  • After minification 78.4 kB
  • After compression 58.4 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. Alamosa.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 20.0 kB or 25% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 83 (69%)

Requests Now

120

After Optimization

37

The browser has sent 120 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Alamosa. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 54 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 23 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

alamosa.org accessibility score

94

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

Best Practices

alamosa.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

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Displays images with incorrect aspect ratio

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

SEO Factors

alamosa.org SEO score

90

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 Alamosa.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 Alamosa.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 data is detected on the main page of Alamosa. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: