Report Summary

  • 38

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    59% of other websites

  • 76

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 44% of websites

  • 50

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    18% of websites

  • 73

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    31% of websites

congressfoundation.org

Congressional Management Foundation

Page Load Speed

3.3 sec in total

First Response

925 ms

Resources Loaded

2 sec

Page Rendered

390 ms

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The Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) is a 501(c)(3) nonpartisan nonprofit dedicated to helping Congress and its Members meet the evolving needs and expectations of an engaged and informed 21s...

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Key Findings

We analyzed Congressfoundation.org page load time and found that the first response time was 925 ms and then it took 2.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 40% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

congressfoundation.org performance score

38

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value5.7 s

5/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value7.6 s

4/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value8.3 s

19/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value270 ms

82/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.237

53/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value10.8 s

22/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

congressfoundation.org

925 ms

jceutilities-200.css

83 ms

style.css

84 ms

embed.js

84 ms

jquery-126.js

150 ms

Our browser made a total of 78 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 69% of them (54 requests) were addressed to the original Congressfoundation.org, 3% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 3% (2 requests) were made to Cm.g.doubleclick.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (925 ms) belongs to the original domain Congressfoundation.org.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 572.5 kB (57%)

Content Size

1.0 MB

After Optimization

438.1 kB

In fact, the total size of Congressfoundation.org main page is 1.0 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. 30% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 484.6 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-79%

Potential reduce by 48.7 kB

  • Original 61.5 kB
  • After minification 56.1 kB
  • After compression 12.8 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 48.7 kB or 79% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-4%

Potential reduce by 8.7 kB

  • Original 244.3 kB
  • After minification 235.6 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. Congress Foundation images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-67%

Potential reduce by 324.7 kB

  • Original 484.6 kB
  • After minification 481.5 kB
  • After compression 159.9 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 324.7 kB or 67% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-86%

Potential reduce by 190.3 kB

  • Original 220.2 kB
  • After minification 139.2 kB
  • After compression 29.9 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. Congressfoundation.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 190.3 kB or 86% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 48 (65%)

Requests Now

74

After Optimization

26

The browser has sent 74 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Congress Foundation. 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

congressfoundation.org accessibility score

76

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

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

congressfoundation.org best practices score

50

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

High

Issues were logged in the Issues panel in Chrome Devtools

SEO Factors

congressfoundation.org SEO score

73

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

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

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 Congressfoundation.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 Congressfoundation.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 Congress Foundation. 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: