Report Summary

  • 6

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    21% of other websites

  • 84

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 58% of websites

  • 67

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    24% of websites

  • 75

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    32% of websites

engineersireland.ie

Engineers Ireland

Page Load Speed

3.2 sec in total

First Response

334 ms

Resources Loaded

2.6 sec

Page Rendered

244 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Engineersireland.ie page load time and found that the first response time was 334 ms and then it took 2.8 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 45% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

engineersireland.ie performance score

6

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value7.8 s

0/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value11.3 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value13.2 s

2/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value4,470 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.301

39/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value24.5 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

home.aspx

334 ms

GetResource.ashx

199 ms

GetResource.ashx

492 ms

jquery.min.js

34 ms

jquery.tools.scrollable.min.js

304 ms

Our browser made a total of 56 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 70% of them (39 requests) were addressed to the original Engineersireland.ie, 7% (4 requests) were made to Platform.twitter.com and 7% (4 requests) were made to Pbs.twimg.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.5 sec) belongs to the original domain Engineersireland.ie.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 2.3 MB (59%)

Content Size

3.9 MB

After Optimization

1.6 MB

In fact, the total size of Engineersireland.ie main page is 3.9 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. 40% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 3.5 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-73%

Potential reduce by 32.8 kB

  • Original 45.1 kB
  • After minification 42.1 kB
  • After compression 12.4 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 32.8 kB or 73% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-58%

Potential reduce by 2.0 MB

  • Original 3.5 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. Obviously, Engineers Ireland needs image optimization as it can save up to 2.0 MB or 58% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-63%

Potential reduce by 184.8 kB

  • Original 291.6 kB
  • After minification 276.1 kB
  • After compression 106.9 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 184.8 kB or 63% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-87%

Potential reduce by 82.2 kB

  • Original 95.0 kB
  • After minification 73.5 kB
  • After compression 12.8 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. Engineersireland.ie needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 82.2 kB or 87% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 30 (56%)

Requests Now

54

After Optimization

24

The browser has sent 54 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Engineers Ireland. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 15 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

engineersireland.ie accessibility score

84

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

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

engineersireland.ie best practices score

67

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

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Missing source maps for large first-party JavaScript

High

Issues were logged in the Issues panel in Chrome Devtools

SEO Factors

engineersireland.ie SEO score

75

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

Links do not have descriptive text

High

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

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 Engineersireland.ie 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 Engineersireland.ie 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 Engineers Ireland. 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: