Report Summary

  • 35

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    56% of other websites

  • 82

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 54% of websites

  • 92

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    82% of websites

  • 86

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    61% of websites

firstinc.org

FIRST at Blue Ridge Inc. – A State of North Carolina Licensed Therapeutic Community – MHL #011-264

Page Load Speed

2 sec in total

First Response

658 ms

Resources Loaded

1.2 sec

Page Rendered

170 ms

firstinc.org screenshot

About Website

Click here to check amazing FIRST Inc content. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about firstinc.org

FIRST at Blue Ridge, Inc. is a long-term residential therapeutic community for individuals with chronic substance use disorders.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Firstinc.org page load time and found that the first response time was 658 ms and then it took 1.4 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

firstinc.org performance score

35

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.1 s

21/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value4.1 s

47/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value6.8 s

35/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value1,740 ms

10/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.208

60/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value6.3 s

61/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

firstinc.org

658 ms

wp-emoji-release.min.js

83 ms

style.css

175 ms

style.min.css

199 ms

dashicons.min.css

195 ms

Our browser made a total of 34 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 41% of them (14 requests) were addressed to the original Firstinc.org, 47% (16 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com and 6% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (658 ms) belongs to the original domain Firstinc.org.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 104.9 kB (38%)

Content Size

276.7 kB

After Optimization

171.8 kB

In fact, the total size of Firstinc.org main page is 276.7 kB. 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. Javascripts take 102.3 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-78%

Potential reduce by 24.0 kB

  • Original 30.8 kB
  • After minification 30.6 kB
  • After compression 6.8 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 24.0 kB or 78% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-39%

Potential reduce by 30.8 kB

  • Original 79.1 kB
  • After minification 48.3 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. Obviously, FIRST Inc needs image optimization as it can save up to 30.8 kB or 39% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-39%

Potential reduce by 40.3 kB

  • Original 102.3 kB
  • After minification 102.3 kB
  • After compression 62.0 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. It is highly recommended that all JavaScript files should be compressed and minified as it can save up to 40.3 kB or 39% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-15%

Potential reduce by 9.8 kB

  • Original 64.5 kB
  • After minification 64.5 kB
  • After compression 54.7 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. Firstinc.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 9.8 kB or 15% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 11 (65%)

Requests Now

17

After Optimization

6

The browser has sent 17 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of FIRST Inc. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 7 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

firstinc.org accessibility score

82

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.

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order

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

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

High

Links do not have a discernible name

Best Practices

firstinc.org best practices score

92

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

SEO Factors

firstinc.org SEO score

86

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

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 Firstinc.org 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 Firstinc.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 FIRST Inc. 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: