Report Summary

  • 63

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    78% of other websites

  • 80

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 50% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    57% of websites

  • 84

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    53% of websites

functioncentral.co.uk

Function Bands for Hire UK | Wedding Bands | Live Music Agency | Function Central

Page Load Speed

2.9 sec in total

First Response

222 ms

Resources Loaded

2.3 sec

Page Rendered

352 ms

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About Website

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Key Findings

We analyzed Functioncentral.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 222 ms and then it took 2.7 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

functioncentral.co.uk performance score

63

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value2.2 s

78/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value3.2 s

73/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value4.0 s

80/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value820 ms

35/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.005

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value8.7 s

36/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

functioncentral.co.uk

222 ms

www.functioncentral.co.uk

602 ms

311 ms

player.css

155 ms

template_constants.js

153 ms

Our browser made a total of 59 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 86% of them (51 requests) were addressed to the original Functioncentral.co.uk, 3% (2 requests) were made to S7.addthis.com and 3% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.1 sec) belongs to the original domain Functioncentral.co.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 332.7 kB (28%)

Content Size

1.2 MB

After Optimization

873.1 kB

In fact, the total size of Functioncentral.co.uk main page is 1.2 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 720.5 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-70%

Potential reduce by 47.9 kB

  • Original 68.2 kB
  • After minification 66.9 kB
  • After compression 20.3 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 47.9 kB or 70% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-3%

Potential reduce by 24.5 kB

  • Original 720.5 kB
  • After minification 696.0 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. Function Central images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-62%

Potential reduce by 257.6 kB

  • Original 413.2 kB
  • After minification 412.6 kB
  • After compression 155.6 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 257.6 kB or 62% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-69%

Potential reduce by 2.7 kB

  • Original 4.0 kB
  • After minification 3.1 kB
  • After compression 1.2 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. Functioncentral.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 2.7 kB or 69% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 17 (30%)

Requests Now

56

After Optimization

39

The browser has sent 56 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Function Central. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 9 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

functioncentral.co.uk accessibility score

80

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

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

High

Links do not have a discernible name

Tables and lists

These are opportunities to improve the experience of reading tabular or list data using assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

Lists do not contain only <li> elements and script supporting elements (<script> and <template>).

Best Practices

functioncentral.co.uk 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

functioncentral.co.uk SEO score

84

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

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

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 Functioncentral.co.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 Functioncentral.co.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 Function Central. 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: