Report Summary

  • 47

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    67% of other websites

  • 81

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 52% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 98

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    92% of websites

broadland.gov.uk

Home Page – Broadland and South Norfolk

Page Load Speed

2.4 sec in total

First Response

455 ms

Resources Loaded

1.8 sec

Page Rendered

136 ms

broadland.gov.uk screenshot

About Website

Click here to check amazing Broadland content for United Kingdom. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about broadland.gov.uk

Welcome to the Broadland District Council and South Norfolk Council joint website, providing information on council services for residents, businesses and visitors.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Broadland.gov.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 455 ms and then it took 1.9 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 35% of websites can load faster. This domain responded with an error, which can significantly jeopardize Broadland.gov.uk rating and web reputation

Performance Metrics

broadland.gov.uk performance score

47

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.1 s

21/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value6.6 s

8/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value5.5 s

55/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value390 ms

68/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.114

86/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value8.3 s

39/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

broadland.gov.uk

455 ms

global.css

273 ms

navigation.css

181 ms

home.css

182 ms

global.js

188 ms

Our browser made a total of 53 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 57% of them (30 requests) were addressed to the original Broadland.gov.uk, 21% (11 requests) were made to F1.eu.readspeaker.com and 9% (5 requests) were made to Optanon.blob.core.windows.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (566 ms) relates to the external source Az124298.vo.msecnd.net.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 362.0 kB (61%)

Content Size

595.3 kB

After Optimization

233.3 kB

In fact, the total size of Broadland.gov.uk main page is 595.3 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. 30% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 336.5 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 40.0 kB

  • Original 47.3 kB
  • After minification 33.5 kB
  • After compression 7.3 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 13.9 kB, which is 29% 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 40.0 kB or 84% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-23%

Potential reduce by 33.9 kB

  • Original 144.8 kB
  • After minification 111.0 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, Broadland needs image optimization as it can save up to 33.9 kB or 23% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-69%

Potential reduce by 232.2 kB

  • Original 336.5 kB
  • After minification 334.8 kB
  • After compression 104.3 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 232.2 kB or 69% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 55.9 kB

  • Original 66.6 kB
  • After minification 55.1 kB
  • After compression 10.7 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. Broadland.gov.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 55.9 kB or 84% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 27 (55%)

Requests Now

49

After Optimization

22

The browser has sent 49 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Broadland. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 16 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

broadland.gov.uk accessibility score

81

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

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

High

[role]s are not contained by their required parent element

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.

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

Tables and lists

These are opportunities to improve the experience of reading tabular or list data using assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

List items (<li>) are not contained within <ul> or <ol> parent elements.

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

Some elements have a [tabindex] value greater than 0

Best Practices

broadland.gov.uk 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

Serves images with low resolution

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

SEO Factors

broadland.gov.uk SEO score

98

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

    ISO-8859-1

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Broadland.gov.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 Broadland.gov.uk main page’s claimed encoding is iso-8859-1. Changing it to UTF-8 can be a good choice, as this format is commonly used for encoding all over the web and thus their visitors won’t have any troubles with symbol transcription or reading.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Broadland. 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: