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We analyzed Digital.gov page load time and found that the first response time was 54 ms and then it took 4.7 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 65% of websites can load faster.
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Our browser made a total of 84 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 48% of them (40 requests) were addressed to the original Digital.gov, 7% (6 requests) were made to Kit-free.fontawesome.com and 6% (5 requests) were made to Github.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.9 sec) belongs to the original domain Digital.gov.
Page size can be reduced by 276.1 kB (73%)
In fact, the total size of Digital.gov main page is 379.3 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. 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. CSS take 231.7 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.
Potential reduce by 68.1 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 68.1 kB or 80% of the original size.
Potential reduce by 1.8 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, Digital needs image optimization as it can save up to 1.8 kB or 21% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.
Potential reduce by 21.8 kB
Potential reduce by 184.4 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. Digital.gov needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 184.4 kB or 80% of the original size.
Number of requests can be reduced by 24 (41%)
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Trust and Safety
Does not use HTTPS
Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks
Serves images with low resolution
Browser errors were logged to the console
Page has valid source maps
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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/).
Document uses legible font sizes
Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Digital.gov 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 Digital.gov 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.
Open Graph data is detected on the main page of Digital. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: