Report Summary

  • 26

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    46% of other websites

  • 97

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 94% of websites

  • 92

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    86% of websites

  • 98

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    94% of websites

carrcommunications.ie

Carr Communications Ltd. | Public Relations & Training | Home

Page Load Speed

6.7 sec in total

First Response

2.1 sec

Resources Loaded

3.9 sec

Page Rendered

600 ms

carrcommunications.ie screenshot

About Website

Visit carrcommunications.ie now to see the best up-to-date Carr Communications content for Ireland and also check out these interesting facts you probably never knew about carrcommunications.ie

Carr Communications is one of Ireland’s longest-running communications and training companies. We help people and organisations to deliver

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Key Findings

We analyzed Carrcommunications.ie page load time and found that the first response time was 2.1 sec and then it took 4.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 65% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

carrcommunications.ie performance score

26

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value15.9 s

0/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value16.8 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value36.1 s

0/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value800 ms

37/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.002

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value30.0 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

carrcommunications.ie

2140 ms

k2.css

169 ms

widgetkit-87e4f889.css

171 ms

bootstrap.css

257 ms

style.css

171 ms

Our browser made a total of 136 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 58% of them (79 requests) were addressed to the original Carrcommunications.ie, 20% (27 requests) were made to Google.com and 10% (13 requests) were made to Maps.googleapis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2.1 sec) belongs to the original domain Carrcommunications.ie.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.2 MB (40%)

Content Size

2.9 MB

After Optimization

1.7 MB

In fact, the total size of Carrcommunications.ie main page is 2.9 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. 70% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.3 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-80%

Potential reduce by 28.8 kB

  • Original 36.0 kB
  • After minification 34.7 kB
  • After compression 7.2 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 28.8 kB or 80% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-3%

Potential reduce by 35.3 kB

  • Original 1.3 MB
  • After minification 1.3 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. Carr Communications images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-69%

Potential reduce by 854.0 kB

  • Original 1.2 MB
  • After minification 1.2 MB
  • After compression 389.8 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 854.0 kB or 69% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-83%

Potential reduce by 246.6 kB

  • Original 296.0 kB
  • After minification 237.3 kB
  • After compression 49.4 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. Carrcommunications.ie needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 246.6 kB or 83% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 69 (54%)

Requests Now

128

After Optimization

59

The browser has sent 128 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Carr Communications. 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 36 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

carrcommunications.ie accessibility score

97

Accessibility Issues

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

carrcommunications.ie best practices score

92

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

SEO Factors

carrcommunications.ie 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

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Carrcommunications.ie 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 Carrcommunications.ie 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 Carr Communications. 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: