Report Summary

  • 18

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    34% of other websites

  • 77

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 45% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    56% of websites

  • 83

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    46% of websites

cud.ac.ae

Canadian University Dubai | Your portal to Canadian education

Page Load Speed

2.8 sec in total

First Response

188 ms

Resources Loaded

2.3 sec

Page Rendered

231 ms

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About Website

Visit cud.ac.ae now to see the best up-to-date Cud content for United Arab Emirates and also check out these interesting facts you probably never knew about cud.ac.ae

Canadian University Dubai is a leading teaching and research university in the UAE offering undergraduate and graduate programs at its Sheikh Zayed Road campus

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Key Findings

We analyzed Cud.ac.ae page load time and found that the first response time was 188 ms and then it took 2.6 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 45% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

cud.ac.ae performance score

18

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.9 s

10/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value38.8 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value24.1 s

0/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value2,300 ms

5/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.024

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value38.0 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

cud.ac.ae

188 ms

www.cud.ac.ae

349 ms

css_YgLmJzLdUUCQrzXOhjbpphku9ZNmV0tUoWCu_njWC2I.css

134 ms

css_Usf_Lf9Gge-azmKviaYLDNqt9Yu8fNzIVj2yeKpff0U.css

139 ms

css_zOv9j5cugVdFZTa6Kcb2QuUvsocjZpGcX1-0SFYexXc.css

202 ms

Our browser made a total of 106 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 66% of them (70 requests) were addressed to the original Cud.ac.ae, 6% (6 requests) were made to Greeterware.com and 6% (6 requests) were made to Cdn.greeterware.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (667 ms) relates to the external source Greeterware.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 935.6 kB (42%)

Content Size

2.2 MB

After Optimization

1.3 MB

In fact, the total size of Cud.ac.ae main page is 2.2 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. 60% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.1 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-87%

Potential reduce by 110.3 kB

  • Original 127.1 kB
  • After minification 117.9 kB
  • After compression 16.8 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 110.3 kB or 87% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-9%

Potential reduce by 102.9 kB

  • Original 1.1 MB
  • After minification 1.0 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. Cud images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-67%

Potential reduce by 464.7 kB

  • Original 691.2 kB
  • After minification 607.1 kB
  • After compression 226.5 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 464.7 kB or 67% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-86%

Potential reduce by 257.6 kB

  • Original 301.0 kB
  • After minification 294.8 kB
  • After compression 43.4 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. Cud.ac.ae needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 257.6 kB or 86% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 36 (37%)

Requests Now

97

After Optimization

61

The browser has sent 97 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Cud. 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 5 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

cud.ac.ae accessibility score

77

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

[aria-hidden="true"] elements contain focusable descendents

High

ARIA input fields do not have accessible names

High

[role]s are not contained by their required parent element

High

ARIA toggle fields do not have accessible names

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.

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

<frame> or <iframe> elements do not have a title

High

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

High

Links do not have a discernible name

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order

Best Practices

cud.ac.ae best practices score

83

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

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Missing source maps for large first-party JavaScript

SEO Factors

cud.ac.ae SEO score

83

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

Content Best Practices

Format your HTML in a way that enables crawlers to better understand your app’s content.

Impact

Issue

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 Cud.ac.ae 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 Cud.ac.ae 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 Cud. 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: