Report Summary

  • 52

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    71% of other websites

  • 64

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 30% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    57% of websites

  • 92

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    75% of websites

esa.int

European Space Agency

Page Load Speed

1.5 sec in total

First Response

311 ms

Resources Loaded

928 ms

Page Rendered

234 ms

esa.int screenshot

About Website

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The European Space Agency portal features the latest news in space exploration, human spaceflight, launchers, telecommunications, navigation, monitoring and space science.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Esa.int page load time and found that the first response time was 311 ms and then it took 1.2 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 20% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

esa.int performance score

52

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.2 s

44/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value8.0 s

2/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value4.8 s

66/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value270 ms

82/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value13.6 s

11/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

esa.int

311 ms

www.esa.int

13 ms

ESA

100 ms

9d3688494d0a8dc6802c07dfe11a1bdc_1456135701_all.css

98 ms

ed2b43b3c2fc98db4a27ff09bee18fcf_1444843331.js

233 ms

Our browser made a total of 96 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 97% of them (93 requests) were addressed to the original Esa.int, 3% (3 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (311 ms) belongs to the original domain Esa.int.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 446.1 kB (25%)

Content Size

1.8 MB

After Optimization

1.3 MB

In fact, the total size of Esa.int main page is 1.8 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. 60% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.6 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-93%

Potential reduce by 139.6 kB

  • Original 150.2 kB
  • After minification 53.2 kB
  • After compression 10.6 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 97.1 kB, which is 65% 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 139.6 kB or 93% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-19%

Potential reduce by 306.0 kB

  • Original 1.6 MB
  • After minification 1.3 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, Esa needs image optimization as it can save up to 306.0 kB or 19% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-3%

Potential reduce by 520 B

  • Original 18.3 kB
  • After minification 18.3 kB
  • After compression 17.8 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. This website has mostly compressed JavaScripts.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 29 (32%)

Requests Now

91

After Optimization

62

The browser has sent 91 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Esa. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 18 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

esa.int accessibility score

64

Accessibility Issues

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

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.

Best practices

These items highlight common accessibility best practices.

Impact

Issue

High

[user-scalable="no"] is used in the <meta name="viewport"> element or the [maximum-scale] attribute is less than 5.

Best Practices

esa.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

esa.int SEO score

92

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

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

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 Esa.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 Esa.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 data is detected on the main page of Esa. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: