Report Summary

  • 19

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    36% of other websites

  • 95

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 86% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    55% of websites

  • 86

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    60% of websites

m.benton.org

Benton Institute for Broadband & Society | Broadband Delivers Opportunities and Strengthens Communities

Page Load Speed

3.3 sec in total

First Response

93 ms

Resources Loaded

1.9 sec

Page Rendered

1.4 sec

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Key Findings

We analyzed M.benton.org page load time and found that the first response time was 93 ms and then it took 3.2 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 55% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

m.benton.org performance score

19

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.9 s

11/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value8.1 s

2/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value9.8 s

10/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value5,030 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.046

99/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value11.7 s

17/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

m.benton.org

93 ms

www.benton.org

117 ms

css_lQaZfjVpwP_oGNqdtWCSpJT1EMqXdMiU84ekLLxQnc4.css

55 ms

css_okkweGEZPG-7s2NBqJf69R7jvQWkbP2l36pGzUumAK4.css

183 ms

css_7WUVCYD_xO4SO_AP4u7_sUHkraYsrbIkpI1DP7YoDVI.css

184 ms

Our browser made a total of 64 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 2% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original M.benton.org, 31% (20 requests) were made to Benton.org and 20% (13 requests) were made to Use.typekit.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (612 ms) relates to the external source Benton.org.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 131.5 kB (7%)

Content Size

1.9 MB

After Optimization

1.7 MB

In fact, the total size of M.benton.org main page is 1.9 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. 65% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.6 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-74%

Potential reduce by 33.1 kB

  • Original 44.5 kB
  • After minification 44.4 kB
  • After compression 11.4 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. 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 33.1 kB or 74% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-4%

Potential reduce by 61.4 kB

  • Original 1.6 MB
  • After minification 1.6 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. M Benton images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-22%

Potential reduce by 34.6 kB

  • Original 159.2 kB
  • After minification 159.2 kB
  • After compression 124.5 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 34.6 kB or 22% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-19%

Potential reduce by 2.4 kB

  • Original 12.6 kB
  • After minification 10.6 kB
  • After compression 10.2 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. M.benton.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 2.4 kB or 19% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 28 (61%)

Requests Now

46

After Optimization

18

The browser has sent 46 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of M Benton. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 19 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 11 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

m.benton.org accessibility score

95

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

Best Practices

m.benton.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

m.benton.org SEO score

86

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

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 M.benton.org 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 M.benton.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 M Benton. 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: