Report Summary

  • 70

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    82% of other websites

  • 86

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 63% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    57% of websites

  • 82

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    44% of websites

bookguild.co.uk

The Book Guild Ltd

Page Load Speed

9.5 sec in total

First Response

2.5 sec

Resources Loaded

6.7 sec

Page Rendered

302 ms

bookguild.co.uk screenshot

About Website

Welcome to bookguild.co.uk homepage info - get ready to check Book Guild best content right away, or after learning these important things about bookguild.co.uk

The Book Guild Ltd is a well-established independent book publishing company based in Leicestershire which has been publishing books in all subjects for over 30 years. We have an eclectic offering, pu...

Visit bookguild.co.uk

Key Findings

We analyzed Bookguild.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 2.5 sec and then it took 7 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 80% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

bookguild.co.uk performance score

70

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value2.2 s

78/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value5.9 s

14/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value2.3 s

99/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value10 ms

100/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.19

64/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value4.0 s

87/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

www.bookguild.co.uk

2543 ms

wp-emoji-release.min.js

318 ms

jscss.php

386 ms

font-awesome.min.css

5 ms

jscss.php

1395 ms

Our browser made a total of 61 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 82% of them (50 requests) were addressed to the original Bookguild.co.uk, 7% (4 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 5% (3 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2.5 sec) belongs to the original domain Bookguild.co.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 481.8 kB (27%)

Content Size

1.8 MB

After Optimization

1.3 MB

In fact, the total size of Bookguild.co.uk main page is 1.8 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. 70% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.2 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-78%

Potential reduce by 43.0 kB

  • Original 55.1 kB
  • After minification 55.0 kB
  • After compression 12.1 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 43.0 kB or 78% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-7%

Potential reduce by 88.4 kB

  • Original 1.2 MB
  • After minification 1.1 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. Book Guild images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-68%

Potential reduce by 287.8 kB

  • Original 424.7 kB
  • After minification 423.8 kB
  • After compression 136.9 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 287.8 kB or 68% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-83%

Potential reduce by 62.6 kB

  • Original 75.5 kB
  • After minification 75.3 kB
  • After compression 12.8 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. Bookguild.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 62.6 kB or 83% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 36 (64%)

Requests Now

56

After Optimization

20

The browser has sent 56 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Book Guild. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 29 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 9 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

bookguild.co.uk accessibility score

86

Accessibility Issues

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 input fields do not have accessible names

High

Elements with an ARIA [role] that require children to contain a specific [role] are missing some or all of those required children.

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

bookguild.co.uk 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

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

bookguild.co.uk SEO score

82

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

Links do not have descriptive text

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 Bookguild.co.uk 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 Bookguild.co.uk 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 Book Guild. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: