Report Summary

  • 14

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    26% of other websites

  • 88

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 70% of websites

  • 67

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    24% of websites

  • 91

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    71% of websites

garrettcollege.edu

Welcome to Garrett College, McHenry, MD!

Page Load Speed

3.2 sec in total

First Response

920 ms

Resources Loaded

2.1 sec

Page Rendered

168 ms

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About Website

Click here to check amazing Garrett College content for United States. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about garrettcollege.edu

Garrett College is a community college in western Maryland offering degree, transfer, certificate and career training programs, athletic programs, and on-campus housing.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Garrettcollege.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 920 ms and then it took 2.3 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 35% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

garrettcollege.edu performance score

14

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value10.5 s

0/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value40.0 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value14.8 s

1/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value2,030 ms

7/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.135

80/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value20.4 s

2/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

garrettcollege.edu

920 ms

horizontal.css

16 ms

default_icemegamenu.css

17 ms

djmenu.css

18 ms

djmenu_fx.css

19 ms

Our browser made a total of 79 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 70% of them (55 requests) were addressed to the original Garrettcollege.edu, 8% (6 requests) were made to Calendar.google.com and 8% (6 requests) were made to Apis.google.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (920 ms) belongs to the original domain Garrettcollege.edu.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.1 MB (37%)

Content Size

3.0 MB

After Optimization

1.9 MB

In fact, the total size of Garrettcollege.edu main page is 3.0 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. 50% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.5 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-82%

Potential reduce by 56.3 kB

  • Original 69.1 kB
  • After minification 63.5 kB
  • After compression 12.8 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 56.3 kB or 82% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-9%

Potential reduce by 129.8 kB

  • Original 1.5 MB
  • After minification 1.4 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. Garrett College images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-66%

Potential reduce by 858.4 kB

  • Original 1.3 MB
  • After minification 1.3 MB
  • After compression 433.1 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 858.4 kB or 66% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-78%

Potential reduce by 56.5 kB

  • Original 72.0 kB
  • After minification 63.7 kB
  • After compression 15.6 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. Garrettcollege.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 56.5 kB or 78% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 37 (49%)

Requests Now

75

After Optimization

38

The browser has sent 75 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Garrett College. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 23 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 8 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

garrettcollege.edu accessibility score

88

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

<frame> or <iframe> elements do not have a title

High

Links do not have a discernible name

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order

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

garrettcollege.edu best practices score

67

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

SEO Factors

garrettcollege.edu SEO score

91

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

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 Garrettcollege.edu 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 Garrettcollege.edu 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 Garrett College. 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: