Report Summary

  • 49

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    69% of other websites

  • 75

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 42% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    57% of websites

  • 91

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    71% of websites

donorchoose.org

DonorsChoose: Support a classroom. Build a future.

Page Load Speed

2.5 sec in total

First Response

38 ms

Resources Loaded

1.8 sec

Page Rendered

687 ms

donorchoose.org screenshot

About Website

Welcome to donorchoose.org homepage info - get ready to check Donor Choose best content right away, or after learning these important things about donorchoose.org

DonorsChoose connects teachers in high-need communities with donors who want to help.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Donorchoose.org page load time and found that the first response time was 38 ms and then it took 2.5 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

donorchoose.org performance score

49

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value2.4 s

70/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value4.0 s

49/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value4.3 s

76/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value870 ms

33/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.177

68/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value10.5 s

23/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

www.donorschoose.org

38 ms

general.css

62 ms

home.css

58 ms

jquery.min.js

35 ms

general.js

56 ms

Our browser made a total of 72 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 0% of them (0 request) were addressed to the original Donorchoose.org, 19% (14 requests) were made to Use.typekit.net and 8% (6 requests) were made to Donorschoose.org. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (936 ms) relates to the external source Api.donorschoose.org.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 923.6 kB (50%)

Content Size

1.8 MB

After Optimization

918.2 kB

In fact, the total size of Donorchoose.org main page is 1.8 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. Javascripts take 1.0 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-82%

Potential reduce by 85.0 kB

  • Original 103.6 kB
  • After minification 100.2 kB
  • After compression 18.6 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 85.0 kB or 82% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 7.3 kB

  • Original 557.4 kB
  • After minification 550.2 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. Donor Choose images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-68%

Potential reduce by 690.7 kB

  • Original 1.0 MB
  • After minification 1.0 MB
  • After compression 322.0 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 690.7 kB or 68% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 140.7 kB

  • Original 168.2 kB
  • After minification 165.7 kB
  • After compression 27.5 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. Donorchoose.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 140.7 kB or 84% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 25 (43%)

Requests Now

58

After Optimization

33

The browser has sent 58 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Donor Choose. 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 as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

donorchoose.org accessibility score

75

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

[role]s do not have all required [aria-*] attributes

High

[aria-*] attributes do not have valid values

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

Buttons do not have an accessible name

High

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

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

Best Practices

donorchoose.org best practices score

83

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

donorchoose.org SEO score

91

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 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 Donorchoose.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 Donorchoose.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 data is detected on the main page of Donor Choose. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: