Report Summary

  • 32

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    53% of other websites

  • 100

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 97% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 99

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    94% of websites

appstate.edu

Appalachian State University / Boone, North Carolina

Page Load Speed

1.1 sec in total

First Response

48 ms

Resources Loaded

547 ms

Page Rendered

509 ms

appstate.edu screenshot

About Website

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Prepare to lead a purposeful life as an engaged global citizen. Apply to Appalachian State University in the North Carolina mountains.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Appstate.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 48 ms and then it took 1.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 15% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

appstate.edu performance score

32

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.5 s

15/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value8.9 s

1/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value5.6 s

53/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value830 ms

35/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.147

77/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value10.2 s

25/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

appstate.edu

48 ms

www.appstate.edu

118 ms

_style.css

82 ms

style-misc.css

68 ms

style-dance-marathon.css

42 ms

Our browser made a total of 53 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 81% of them (43 requests) were addressed to the original Appstate.edu, 11% (6 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com and 4% (2 requests) were made to Fonts.googleapis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (178 ms) belongs to the original domain Appstate.edu.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 255.1 kB (8%)

Content Size

3.2 MB

After Optimization

2.9 MB

In fact, the total size of Appstate.edu main page is 3.2 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. 40% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 2.9 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-78%

Potential reduce by 23.0 kB

  • Original 29.4 kB
  • After minification 25.7 kB
  • After compression 6.4 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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 3.7 kB, which is 13% 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 23.0 kB or 78% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 31.1 kB

  • Original 2.9 MB
  • After minification 2.8 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. App State images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-59%

Potential reduce by 103.5 kB

  • Original 176.2 kB
  • After minification 173.1 kB
  • After compression 72.7 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 103.5 kB or 59% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-88%

Potential reduce by 97.4 kB

  • Original 110.6 kB
  • After minification 90.4 kB
  • After compression 13.2 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. Appstate.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 97.4 kB or 88% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 14 (31%)

Requests Now

45

After Optimization

31

The browser has sent 45 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of App State. 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 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

appstate.edu accessibility score

100

Accessibility Issues

Best Practices

appstate.edu 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

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

SEO Factors

appstate.edu SEO score

99

Search Engine Optimization Advices

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 Appstate.edu 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 Appstate.edu 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 App State. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: