Report Summary

  • 68

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    80% of other websites

  • 62

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 38% of websites

  • 50

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    28% of websites

  • 62

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    32% of websites

ecotope.org

Laboratory for Anthropogenic Landscape Ecology

Page Load Speed

4 sec in total

First Response

237 ms

Resources Loaded

3.4 sec

Page Rendered

382 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Ecotope.org page load time and found that the first response time was 237 ms and then it took 3.8 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 60% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

ecotope.org performance score

68

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value2.0 s

84/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value8.5 s

1/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value2.0 s

99/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value200 ms

89/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.048

99/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value5.2 s

74/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

ecotope.org

237 ms

Navigation.css

179 ms

layout.css

237 ms

sharethis.js

9 ms

bg.png

62 ms

Our browser made a total of 62 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 45% of them (28 requests) were addressed to the original Ecotope.org, 13% (8 requests) were made to Apis.google.com and 6% (4 requests) were made to W.sharethis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2 sec) relates to the external source Feed.mikle.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 307.3 kB (22%)

Content Size

1.4 MB

After Optimization

1.1 MB

In fact, the total size of Ecotope.org main page is 1.4 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. 55% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.1 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-72%

Potential reduce by 15.6 kB

  • Original 21.8 kB
  • After minification 19.6 kB
  • After compression 6.1 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 15.6 kB or 72% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-12%

Potential reduce by 137.5 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. Obviously, Ecotope needs image optimization as it can save up to 137.5 kB or 12% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-67%

Potential reduce by 141.8 kB

  • Original 211.5 kB
  • After minification 209.9 kB
  • After compression 69.8 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 141.8 kB or 67% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-79%

Potential reduce by 12.4 kB

  • Original 15.7 kB
  • After minification 10.7 kB
  • After compression 3.3 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. Ecotope.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 12.4 kB or 79% 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 Ecotope. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 13 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

ecotope.org accessibility score

62

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.

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

Internationalization and localization

These are opportunities to improve the interpretation of your content by users in different locales.

Impact

Issue

High

<html> element does not have a [lang] attribute

Best Practices

ecotope.org best practices score

50

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Displays images with incorrect aspect ratio

High

Serves images with low resolution

General

Impact

Issue

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Issues were logged in the Issues panel in Chrome Devtools

SEO Factors

ecotope.org SEO score

62

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

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    N/A

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Ecotope.org 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 Ecotope.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 description is not detected on the main page of Ecotope. 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: