Report Summary

  • 31

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    52% of other websites

  • 98

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 95% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    57% of websites

  • 93

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    84% of websites

ancestry.it

Ancestry® | Genealogia, alberi genealogici e documenti di storia della famiglia

Page Load Speed

1.8 sec in total

First Response

216 ms

Resources Loaded

1.4 sec

Page Rendered

213 ms

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About Website

Click here to check amazing Ancestry content for Italy. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about ancestry.it

Scopri i tuoi antenati nel sito Web più grande del mondo dedicato alla storia familiare. Inizia un albero genealogico, consulta il censimento e altro materiale online su Ancestry.it

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Key Findings

We analyzed Ancestry.it page load time and found that the first response time was 216 ms and then it took 1.6 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 25% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

ancestry.it performance score

31

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.3 s

18/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value7.5 s

4/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value5.2 s

60/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value1,710 ms

11/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value9.0 s

34/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

ancestry.it

216 ms

www.ancestry.it

313 ms

combo.ashx

12 ms

combo.ashx

19 ms

header.js

9 ms

Our browser made a total of 53 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 4% of them (2 requests) were addressed to the original Ancestry.it, 42% (22 requests) were made to C.mfcreative.com and 23% (12 requests) were made to Canary.mfcreative.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (436 ms) relates to the external source Banner.ajax.ancestry.it.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 328.0 kB (56%)

Content Size

581.8 kB

After Optimization

253.8 kB

In fact, the total size of Ancestry.it main page is 581.8 kB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 55% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 212.7 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-75%

Potential reduce by 38.6 kB

  • Original 51.4 kB
  • After minification 49.2 kB
  • After compression 12.8 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. 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 38.6 kB or 75% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-7%

Potential reduce by 9.8 kB

  • Original 130.6 kB
  • After minification 120.8 kB

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. Ancestry images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-63%

Potential reduce by 133.7 kB

  • Original 212.7 kB
  • After minification 212.0 kB
  • After compression 79.0 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 133.7 kB or 63% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-78%

Potential reduce by 146.0 kB

  • Original 187.2 kB
  • After minification 187.1 kB
  • After compression 41.2 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. Ancestry.it needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 146.0 kB or 78% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 22 (61%)

Requests Now

36

After Optimization

14

The browser has sent 36 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Ancestry. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 17 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 7 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

ancestry.it accessibility score

98

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.

Best Practices

ancestry.it 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

High

Missing source maps for large first-party JavaScript

SEO Factors

ancestry.it SEO score

93

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

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    IT

  • Language Claimed

    EN

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Ancestry.it can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that Italian is used on the page, and it does not match the claimed English language. Our system also found out that Ancestry.it 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 Ancestry. 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: