Report Summary

  • 37

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    56% of other websites

  • 86

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 69% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    47% of websites

  • 79

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    48% of websites

buchanangalleries.co.uk

Buchanan Galleries | Glasgow Shopping Centre

Page Load Speed

17.1 sec in total

First Response

6.7 sec

Resources Loaded

10.2 sec

Page Rendered

160 ms

buchanangalleries.co.uk screenshot

About Website

Welcome to buchanangalleries.co.uk homepage info - get ready to check Buchanan Galleries best content for United Kingdom right away, or after learning these important things about buchanangalleries.co.uk

Buchanan Galleries: shopping in the middle of Glasgow city centre. Home to John Lewis and 80+ of the best retail names, from giants to independents.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Buchanangalleries.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 6.7 sec and then it took 10.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 85% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

buchanangalleries.co.uk performance score

37

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value2.3 s

75/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value12.8 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value8.0 s

21/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value810 ms

36/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.058

98/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value12.1 s

16/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

buchanangalleries.co.uk

6739 ms

system.base.css

236 ms

system.menus.css

159 ms

system.messages.css

160 ms

system.theme.css

236 ms

Our browser made a total of 100 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 84% of them (84 requests) were addressed to the original Buchanangalleries.co.uk, 10% (10 requests) were made to F.fontdeck.com and 2% (2 requests) were made to Ajax.googleapis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (6.7 sec) belongs to the original domain Buchanangalleries.co.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 604.1 kB (27%)

Content Size

2.2 MB

After Optimization

1.6 MB

In fact, the total size of Buchanangalleries.co.uk main page is 2.2 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. 50% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.7 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-85%

Potential reduce by 42.8 kB

  • Original 50.5 kB
  • After minification 39.3 kB
  • After compression 7.8 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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 11.2 kB, which is 22% 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 42.8 kB or 85% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-10%

Potential reduce by 176.3 kB

  • Original 1.7 MB
  • After minification 1.5 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. Buchanan Galleries images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-72%

Potential reduce by 240.4 kB

  • Original 332.1 kB
  • After minification 240.7 kB
  • After compression 91.7 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 240.4 kB or 72% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 144.7 kB

  • Original 173.0 kB
  • After minification 128.4 kB
  • After compression 28.3 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. Buchanangalleries.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 144.7 kB or 84% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 68 (79%)

Requests Now

86

After Optimization

18

The browser has sent 86 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Buchanan Galleries. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 27 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 28 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

buchanangalleries.co.uk accessibility score

86

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.

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order

High

Some elements have a [tabindex] value greater than 0

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

High

Links do not have a discernible name

Best Practices

buchanangalleries.co.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

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

SEO Factors

buchanangalleries.co.uk SEO score

79

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

High

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

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

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    EN

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Buchanangalleries.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 Buchanangalleries.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 description is not detected on the main page of Buchanan Galleries. 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: