Report Summary

  • 29

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    49% of other websites

  • 63

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 28% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    55% of websites

  • 85

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    55% of websites

eastern.edu

Eastern University | Christian University in Philadelphia | Undergraduate, Graduate and Online Degrees

Page Load Speed

296 ms in total

First Response

33 ms

Resources Loaded

263 ms

Page Rendered

0 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Eastern.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 33 ms and then it took 263 ms to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is an excellent result, as only a small number of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

eastern.edu performance score

29

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value2.9 s

54/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value11.7 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value7.6 s

26/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value790 ms

37/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.194

63/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value14.3 s

9/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

eastern.edu

33 ms

eastern.edu

23 ms

www.eastern.edu

34 ms

css_PQQ2BBjAfJu4jGatTM9PTVIFORFsQ16UmKs8HYoQshY.css

4 ms

css_Lg9J2PSVFSurVRSRMq4JcmgDiDOv724rwUZY1wHrgIA.css

6 ms

Our browser made a total of 43 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 98% of them (42 requests) were addressed to the original Eastern.edu, 2% (1 request) were made to Googletagmanager.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (129 ms) relates to the external source Googletagmanager.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 136.5 kB (7%)

Content Size

1.9 MB

After Optimization

1.8 MB

In fact, the total size of Eastern.edu 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. 80% 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 1.5 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-87%

Potential reduce by 100.6 kB

  • Original 115.9 kB
  • After minification 87.6 kB
  • After compression 15.2 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 28.3 kB, which is 24% 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 100.6 kB or 87% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-2%

Potential reduce by 35.8 kB

  • Original 1.5 MB
  • After minification 1.5 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. Eastern images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-0%

Potential reduce by 0 B

  • Original 247.0 kB
  • After minification 247.0 kB
  • After compression 247.0 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. This website has mostly compressed JavaScripts.

CSS Optimization

-0%

Potential reduce by 52 B

  • Original 31.8 kB
  • After minification 31.8 kB
  • After compression 31.8 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. Eastern.edu has all CSS files already compressed.

Requests Breakdown

We found no issues to fix!

Requests Now

35

After Optimization

35

The browser has sent 35 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Eastern. According to our analytics all requests are already optimized.

Accessibility Review

eastern.edu accessibility score

63

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

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

High

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

High

ARIA IDs are not unique

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

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

High

Links do not have a discernible name

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

[id] attributes on active, focusable elements are not unique

Best Practices

eastern.edu best practices score

83

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Missing source maps for large first-party JavaScript

SEO Factors

eastern.edu SEO score

85

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 Eastern.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 Eastern.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 Eastern. 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: