Report Summary

  • 61

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    77% of other websites

  • 100

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 97% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    57% of websites

  • 99

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    94% of websites

environment-agency.gov.uk

Environment Agency - GOV.UK

Page Load Speed

2 sec in total

First Response

387 ms

Resources Loaded

1.2 sec

Page Rendered

409 ms

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About Website

Click here to check amazing Environment Agency content for United Kingdom. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about environment-agency.gov.uk

We work to create better places for people and wildlife, and support sustainable development. EA is an executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural...

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Key Findings

We analyzed Environment-agency.gov.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 387 ms and then it took 1.6 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 25% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

environment-agency.gov.uk performance score

61

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.0 s

50/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value4.2 s

45/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value4.1 s

78/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value170 ms

92/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.654

8/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value4.1 s

86/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

environment-agency

387 ms

govuk-template-78368781f77ad5f036d7f8bada53f0034cbc4b5ddb127d4cf0380702a1f77864.css

71 ms

fonts-5ff8c53913434afd0072a480d7cfca67cace4c8d03f6ef96b78a4455728ce745.css

101 ms

header-footer-only-9fd79a4446adf64d22713251b53d6a3bdfb7e47d163bd4facecdadefcae76215.css

86 ms

base-f3f38584d9b95697c193a096b3f3e69edac8de4e38d4293f6c3fbe74aaf0a67a.css

114 ms

Our browser made a total of 41 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 0% of them (0 request) were addressed to the original Environment-agency.gov.uk, 5% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 5% (2 requests) were made to . The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (387 ms) relates to the external source Www.gov.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 941.9 kB (57%)

Content Size

1.6 MB

After Optimization

697.2 kB

In fact, the total size of Environment-agency.gov.uk main page is 1.6 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. 45% of websites need less resources to load. CSS take 815.5 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-78%

Potential reduce by 37.2 kB

  • Original 47.9 kB
  • After minification 42.2 kB
  • After compression 10.7 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 5.7 kB, which is 12% 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 37.2 kB or 78% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-4%

Potential reduce by 11.2 kB

  • Original 275.7 kB
  • After minification 264.4 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. Environment Agency images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-68%

Potential reduce by 340.9 kB

  • Original 500.0 kB
  • After minification 495.3 kB
  • After compression 159.1 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 340.9 kB or 68% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-68%

Potential reduce by 552.6 kB

  • Original 815.5 kB
  • After minification 811.8 kB
  • After compression 262.9 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. Environment-agency.gov.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 552.6 kB or 68% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 17 (45%)

Requests Now

38

After Optimization

21

The browser has sent 38 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Environment Agency. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 5 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 7 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

environment-agency.gov.uk accessibility score

100

Accessibility Issues

Best Practices

environment-agency.gov.uk 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

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Serves images with low resolution

SEO Factors

environment-agency.gov.uk SEO score

99

Search Engine Optimization Advices

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 Environment-agency.gov.uk 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 Environment-agency.gov.uk 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 Environment Agency. 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: