Report Summary

  • 29

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    50% of other websites

  • 87

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 67% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 85

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    56% of websites

cuaa.edu

Concordia University Ann Arbor

Page Load Speed

7.8 sec in total

First Response

182 ms

Resources Loaded

7.3 sec

Page Rendered

273 ms

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About Website

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Concordia University is one of the best Christian colleges and universities in Michigan. We are a part of the Concordia University System, and affiliated with the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Cuaa.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 182 ms and then it took 7.6 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 80% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

cuaa.edu performance score

29

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.3 s

42/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value12.0 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value7.0 s

33/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value1,230 ms

20/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.002

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value16.6 s

5/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

cuaa.edu

182 ms

www.cuaa.edu

242 ms

bootstrap.css

151 ms

style.css

194 ms

fonts.css

136 ms

Our browser made a total of 178 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 26% of them (46 requests) were addressed to the original Cuaa.edu, 47% (84 requests) were made to Scontent.cdninstagram.com and 12% (21 requests) were made to I.ytimg.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2.5 sec) relates to the external source Michiganintouch.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 104.3 kB (3%)

Content Size

3.7 MB

After Optimization

3.6 MB

In fact, the total size of Cuaa.edu main page is 3.7 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. 75% of websites need less resources to load and that’s why Accessify’s recommendations for optimization and resource minification can be helpful for this project. Images take 3.6 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-86%

Potential reduce by 44.5 kB

  • Original 51.8 kB
  • After minification 32.3 kB
  • After compression 7.4 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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 19.6 kB, which is 38% of the original size. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 44.5 kB or 86% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-2%

Potential reduce by 55.4 kB

  • Original 3.6 MB
  • After minification 3.6 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. Cuaa images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-17%

Potential reduce by 4.5 kB

  • Original 26.3 kB
  • After minification 26.3 kB
  • After compression 21.9 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 4.5 kB or 17% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 16 (10%)

Requests Now

167

After Optimization

151

The browser has sent 167 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Cuaa. 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 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

cuaa.edu accessibility score

87

Accessibility Issues

ARIA

These are opportunities to improve the usage of ARIA in your application which may enhance the experience for users of assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

Elements with an ARIA [role] that require children to contain a specific [role] are missing some or all of those required children.

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

Best Practices

cuaa.edu 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

Serves images with low resolution

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

SEO Factors

cuaa.edu SEO score

85

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

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 Cuaa.edu 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 Cuaa.edu 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 Cuaa. 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: