Report Summary

  • 54

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    72% of other websites

  • 55

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 23% of websites

  • 58

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    19% of websites

  • 86

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    61% of websites

catholicculture.org

Catholic News, Commentary, Information, Resources, and the Liturgical Year | Catholic Culture

Page Load Speed

1.7 sec in total

First Response

233 ms

Resources Loaded

803 ms

Page Rendered

680 ms

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About Website

Click here to check amazing Catholic Culture content for United States. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about catholicculture.org

A chief provider and curator of Catholic information on the web since 1996. Our editorial voice, always faithful to the teachings of the Church, assists and inspires Catholic clergy and laity.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Catholicculture.org page load time and found that the first response time was 233 ms and then it took 1.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 25% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

catholicculture.org performance score

54

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.2 s

19/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value7.8 s

3/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value4.4 s

75/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value210 ms

88/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.022

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value10.3 s

25/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

index.cfm

233 ms

css

32 ms

css

43 ms

font-awesome.min.css

7 ms

master.css

28 ms

Our browser made a total of 62 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 39% of them (24 requests) were addressed to the original Catholicculture.org, 10% (6 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com and 3% (2 requests) were made to Tpc.googlesyndication.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (233 ms) belongs to the original domain Catholicculture.org.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 326.1 kB (42%)

Content Size

768.6 kB

After Optimization

442.4 kB

In fact, the total size of Catholicculture.org main page is 768.6 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. 45% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 354.3 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-82%

Potential reduce by 65.7 kB

  • Original 80.1 kB
  • After minification 74.9 kB
  • After compression 14.4 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 65.7 kB or 82% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-4%

Potential reduce by 12.7 kB

  • Original 294.3 kB
  • After minification 281.6 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. Catholic Culture images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-61%

Potential reduce by 217.4 kB

  • Original 354.3 kB
  • After minification 353.8 kB
  • After compression 136.9 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 217.4 kB or 61% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-76%

Potential reduce by 30.4 kB

  • Original 39.9 kB
  • After minification 36.4 kB
  • After compression 9.5 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. Catholicculture.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 30.4 kB or 76% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 25 (46%)

Requests Now

54

After Optimization

29

The browser has sent 54 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Catholic Culture. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 10 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 7 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

catholicculture.org accessibility score

55

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.

Internationalization and localization

These are opportunities to improve the interpretation of your content by users in different locales.

Impact

Issue

High

<html> element does not have a [lang] attribute

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

Form elements do not have associated labels

High

Links do not have a discernible name

Best practices

These items highlight common accessibility best practices.

Impact

Issue

High

[user-scalable="no"] is used in the <meta name="viewport"> element or the [maximum-scale] attribute is less than 5.

Best Practices

catholicculture.org best practices score

58

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

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

SEO Factors

catholicculture.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

High

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

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

    N/A

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Catholicculture.org can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. Our system also found out that Catholicculture.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 data is detected on the main page of Catholic Culture. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: