Report Summary

  • 82

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    87% of other websites

  • 51

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 21% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    56% of websites

  • 92

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    75% of websites

ancienttexts.org

Academy for Ancient Texts. Ancient texts library.

Page Load Speed

2.7 sec in total

First Response

313 ms

Resources Loaded

2.1 sec

Page Rendered

287 ms

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About Website

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Academy for Ancient Texts. The world's largest library of on-line ancient texts. Ancient Texts, Sacred Texts, Enuma Elish, Emerald Tablet, Book of the Dead, Book of Enoch, more.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Ancienttexts.org page load time and found that the first response time was 313 ms and then it took 2.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 45% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

ancienttexts.org performance score

82

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value2.0 s

83/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value2.0 s

97/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value2.1 s

99/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value30 ms

100/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value1.589

0/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value2.4 s

99/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

ancienttexts.org

313 ms

jquery.js

684 ms

init.js

314 ms

adsbygoogle.js

5 ms

core.css

201 ms

Our browser made a total of 38 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 37% of them (14 requests) were addressed to the original Ancienttexts.org, 13% (5 requests) were made to Pagead2.googlesyndication.com and 11% (4 requests) were made to Googleads.g.doubleclick.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (833 ms) belongs to the original domain Ancienttexts.org.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 152.6 kB (31%)

Content Size

485.1 kB

After Optimization

332.5 kB

In fact, the total size of Ancienttexts.org main page is 485.1 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. 35% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 246.2 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-74%

Potential reduce by 8.9 kB

  • Original 12.1 kB
  • After minification 10.2 kB
  • After compression 3.2 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 2.0 kB, which is 16% 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 8.9 kB or 74% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-19%

Potential reduce by 46.1 kB

  • Original 246.2 kB
  • After minification 200.1 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. Obviously, Ancient Texts needs image optimization as it can save up to 46.1 kB or 19% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-40%

Potential reduce by 83.9 kB

  • Original 210.1 kB
  • After minification 204.6 kB
  • After compression 126.2 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 83.9 kB or 40% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-82%

Potential reduce by 13.7 kB

  • Original 16.7 kB
  • After minification 11.1 kB
  • After compression 3.0 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. Ancienttexts.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 13.7 kB or 82% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 15 (48%)

Requests Now

31

After Optimization

16

The browser has sent 31 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Ancient Texts. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 10 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 7 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

ancienttexts.org accessibility score

51

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.

Internationalization and localization

These are opportunities to improve the interpretation of your content by users in different locales.

Impact

Issue

High

<html> element does not have a [lang] attribute

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

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

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

ancienttexts.org 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

ancienttexts.org SEO score

92

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

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

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

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    N/A

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Ancienttexts.org can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. Our system also found out that Ancienttexts.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 Ancient Texts. 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: