Report Summary

  • 23

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    42% of other websites

  • 80

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 50% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    56% of websites

  • 91

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    71% of websites

eac.int

East African Community

Page Load Speed

21.1 sec in total

First Response

582 ms

Resources Loaded

20.2 sec

Page Rendered

343 ms

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About Website

Click here to check amazing Eac content for Kenya. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about eac.int

The East African Community (EAC) is a regional intergovernmental organisation of 6 Partner States: the Republics of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, the United Republic of Tanzania, and the Republ...

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Key Findings

We analyzed Eac.int page load time and found that the first response time was 582 ms and then it took 20.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 95% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

eac.int performance score

23

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.8 s

11/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value22.2 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value13.4 s

2/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value540 ms

55/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.35

31/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value16.4 s

5/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

eac.int

582 ms

css_lQaZfjVpwP_oGNqdtWCSpJT1EMqXdMiU84ekLLxQnc4.css

460 ms

css_ugmd-SSDbm1OKE5izFKyWoDlN0VLzOd_7qwRN49enDo.css

449 ms

css_gkayCo2gTNijcw1PrkMX-jPbpua2W2WJ8K_R5AVQOYo.css

455 ms

css_Mrlu9i5bReJUCJSGfKwNXgiH1WkdShC0wV2CvcUC4fQ.css

451 ms

Our browser made a total of 107 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 88% of them (94 requests) were addressed to the original Eac.int, 4% (4 requests) were made to Platform.twitter.com and 3% (3 requests) were made to Syndication.twitter.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (11.9 sec) belongs to the original domain Eac.int.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 956.1 kB (51%)

Content Size

1.9 MB

After Optimization

932.9 kB

In fact, the total size of Eac.int main page is 1.9 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. 65% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 792.1 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-85%

Potential reduce by 71.4 kB

  • Original 84.4 kB
  • After minification 79.2 kB
  • After compression 13.0 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 71.4 kB or 85% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-9%

Potential reduce by 72.7 kB

  • Original 792.1 kB
  • After minification 719.4 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. Eac images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-74%

Potential reduce by 368.0 kB

  • Original 494.9 kB
  • After minification 381.6 kB
  • After compression 126.8 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 368.0 kB or 74% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-86%

Potential reduce by 444.0 kB

  • Original 517.6 kB
  • After minification 427.2 kB
  • After compression 73.7 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. Eac.int needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 444.0 kB or 86% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 68 (65%)

Requests Now

104

After Optimization

36

The browser has sent 104 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Eac. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 51 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 12 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

eac.int accessibility score

80

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

eac.int 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

SEO Factors

eac.int SEO score

91

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

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 Eac.int 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 Eac.int 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 Eac. 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: