Report Summary

  • 47

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    67% of other websites

  • 59

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 26% of websites

  • 42

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    18% of websites

  • 57

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    20% of websites

galway-ireland.ie

Galway Guide | Galway City | Galway Information

Page Load Speed

36.9 sec in total

First Response

843 ms

Resources Loaded

24.8 sec

Page Rendered

11.2 sec

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Key Findings

We analyzed Galway-ireland.ie page load time and found that the first response time was 843 ms and then it took 36 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 95% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

galway-ireland.ie performance score

47

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value2.6 s

62/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value3.0 s

77/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value6.0 s

46/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value3,220 ms

2/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value12.1 s

16/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

galway-ireland.ie

843 ms

style.css

287 ms

jquery.min.js

54 ms

jquery-ui.min.js

23 ms

AC_RunActiveContent.js

1537 ms

Our browser made a total of 63 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 33% of them (21 requests) were addressed to the original Galway-ireland.ie, 14% (9 requests) were made to Pagead2.googlesyndication.com and 11% (7 requests) were made to Apis.google.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (6 sec) relates to the external source Pagead2.googlesyndication.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 643.3 kB (52%)

Content Size

1.2 MB

After Optimization

595.7 kB

In fact, the total size of Galway-ireland.ie 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. 65% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 1.0 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-81%

Potential reduce by 43.9 kB

  • Original 54.3 kB
  • After minification 40.6 kB
  • After compression 10.4 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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 13.7 kB, which is 25% 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 43.9 kB or 81% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 772 B

  • Original 148.4 kB
  • After minification 147.6 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. Galway Ireland images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-57%

Potential reduce by 584.1 kB

  • Original 1.0 MB
  • After minification 1.0 MB
  • After compression 435.1 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 584.1 kB or 57% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-85%

Potential reduce by 14.5 kB

  • Original 17.1 kB
  • After minification 12.1 kB
  • After compression 2.6 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. Galway-ireland.ie needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 14.5 kB or 85% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 32 (55%)

Requests Now

58

After Optimization

26

The browser has sent 58 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Galway 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 22 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

galway-ireland.ie accessibility score

59

Accessibility Issues

ARIA

These are opportunities to improve the usage of ARIA in your application which may enhance the experience for users of assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

[aria-*] attributes do not match their roles

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

High

<object> elements do not have alternate text

Internationalization and localization

These are opportunities to improve the interpretation of your content by users in different locales.

Impact

Issue

High

<html> element does not have a [lang] attribute

Best Practices

galway-ireland.ie best practices score

42

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

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Displays images with incorrect aspect ratio

High

Serves images with low resolution

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

SEO Factors

galway-ireland.ie SEO score

57

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

High

Document uses plugins

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    N/A

  • Encoding

    N/A

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Galway-ireland.ie can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. Our system also found out that Galway-ireland.ie main page’s claimed encoding is . Changing it to UTF-8 can be a good choice, as this format is commonly used for encoding all over the web and thus their visitors won’t have any troubles with symbol transcription or reading.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Galway 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: