Report Summary

  • 53

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    72% of other websites

  • 69

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 35% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 69

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    28% of websites

calligraphersguild.org

The Washington (DC) Calligraphers Guild, promoting hand lettering

Page Load Speed

479 ms in total

First Response

66 ms

Resources Loaded

235 ms

Page Rendered

178 ms

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About Website

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The Washington Calligraphers Guild promotes calligraphy and the lettering arts in the Washington, DC area and beyond.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Calligraphersguild.org page load time and found that the first response time was 66 ms and then it took 413 ms to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is an excellent result, as only 5% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

calligraphersguild.org performance score

53

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.7 s

29/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value4.3 s

41/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value4.5 s

71/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value690 ms

43/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value7.0 s

53/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

calligraphersguild.org

66 ms

bodytext.css

42 ms

WCG.css

55 ms

spacer.gif

71 ms

WCG_new_logo.jpg

72 ms

Our browser made a total of 16 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 88% of them (14 requests) were addressed to the original Calligraphersguild.org, 13% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (121 ms) belongs to the original domain Calligraphersguild.org.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 129.3 kB (44%)

Content Size

294.4 kB

After Optimization

165.1 kB

In fact, the total size of Calligraphersguild.org main page is 294.4 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. 20% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 262.2 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-64%

Potential reduce by 6.1 kB

  • Original 9.5 kB
  • After minification 8.8 kB
  • After compression 3.4 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 6.1 kB or 64% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-45%

Potential reduce by 118.5 kB

  • Original 262.2 kB
  • After minification 143.7 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, Calligraphers Guild needs image optimization as it can save up to 118.5 kB or 45% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-0%

Potential reduce by 34 B

  • Original 17.2 kB
  • After minification 17.2 kB
  • After compression 17.1 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. This website has mostly compressed JavaScripts.

CSS Optimization

-83%

Potential reduce by 4.7 kB

  • Original 5.6 kB
  • After minification 4.7 kB
  • After compression 959 B

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. Calligraphersguild.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 4.7 kB or 83% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

We found no issues to fix!

Requests Now

15

After Optimization

15

The browser has sent 15 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Calligraphers Guild. According to our analytics all requests are already optimized.

Accessibility Review

calligraphersguild.org accessibility score

69

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.

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

calligraphersguild.org best practices score

75

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Displays images with incorrect aspect ratio

High

Serves images with low resolution

SEO Factors

calligraphersguild.org SEO score

69

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

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

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 Calligraphersguild.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 Calligraphersguild.org 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 Calligraphers Guild. 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: