Report Summary

  • 32

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    52% of other websites

  • 98

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 94% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 84

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    53% of websites

cervicalcheck.ie

Cervical screening - CervicalCheck - HSE.ie

Page Load Speed

3.8 sec in total

First Response

366 ms

Resources Loaded

3.3 sec

Page Rendered

168 ms

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About Website

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Key Findings

We analyzed Cervicalcheck.ie page load time and found that the first response time was 366 ms and then it took 3.4 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

cervicalcheck.ie performance score

32

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.8 s

28/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value5.5 s

19/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value8.0 s

22/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value1,510 ms

14/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.004

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value9.0 s

34/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

cervicalcheck.ie

366 ms

www.cervicalcheck.ie

354 ms

www.cervicalcheck.ie

872 ms

css

33 ms

reset-fonts-grids.css

93 ms

Our browser made a total of 41 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 73% of them (30 requests) were addressed to the original Cervicalcheck.ie, 7% (3 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 5% (2 requests) were made to Fonts.googleapis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (872 ms) belongs to the original domain Cervicalcheck.ie.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.0 MB (78%)

Content Size

1.3 MB

After Optimization

293.5 kB

In fact, the total size of Cervicalcheck.ie main page is 1.3 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. 20% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 1.2 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-71%

Potential reduce by 32.3 kB

  • Original 45.1 kB
  • After minification 42.1 kB
  • After compression 12.9 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 32.3 kB or 71% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-26%

Potential reduce by 15.8 kB

  • Original 60.9 kB
  • After minification 45.1 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, Cervical Check needs image optimization as it can save up to 15.8 kB or 26% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-81%

Potential reduce by 933.2 kB

  • Original 1.2 MB
  • After minification 701.0 kB
  • After compression 220.3 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 933.2 kB or 81% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-81%

Potential reduce by 64.9 kB

  • Original 80.2 kB
  • After minification 63.7 kB
  • After compression 15.3 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. Cervicalcheck.ie needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 64.9 kB or 81% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 28 (76%)

Requests Now

37

After Optimization

9

The browser has sent 37 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Cervical Check. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 12 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 5 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

cervicalcheck.ie accessibility score

98

Accessibility Issues

Tables and lists

These are opportunities to improve the experience of reading tabular or list data using assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

Lists do not contain only <li> elements and script supporting elements (<script> and <template>).

Best Practices

cervicalcheck.ie 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

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Displays images with incorrect aspect ratio

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

cervicalcheck.ie SEO score

84

Search Engine Optimization Advices

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 doesn't use 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 Cervicalcheck.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 Cervicalcheck.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 Cervical Check. 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: