Report Summary

  • 10

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    23% of other websites

  • 90

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 75% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    56% of websites

  • 86

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    60% of websites

gcu.org

Prestige Community CU: Dallas's Best Banking & Saving

Page Load Speed

2.7 sec in total

First Response

76 ms

Resources Loaded

2.4 sec

Page Rendered

257 ms

gcu.org screenshot

About Website

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Prestige Community Credit Union strives to provide quality member service by offering lower interest rates on loans and higher savings to grow your money in Dallas.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Gcu.org page load time and found that the first response time was 76 ms and then it took 2.6 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 50% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

gcu.org performance score

10

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value10.7 s

0/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value29.8 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value17.7 s

0/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value4,650 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.185

66/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value32.7 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

gcu.org

76 ms

prestigecu.org

141 ms

gtm.js

194 ms

icon

161 ms

all.css

175 ms

Our browser made a total of 100 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 1% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Gcu.org, 21% (21 requests) were made to Static1.squarespace.com and 14% (14 requests) were made to Use.typekit.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.1 sec) relates to the external source Lptag.liveperson.net.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 245.6 kB (13%)

Content Size

1.9 MB

After Optimization

1.6 MB

In fact, the total size of Gcu.org main page is 1.9 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. Only a small number of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 1.7 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-80%

Potential reduce by 117.0 kB

  • Original 146.5 kB
  • After minification 127.3 kB
  • After compression 29.5 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 19.2 kB, which is 13% 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 117.0 kB or 80% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-8%

Potential reduce by 3.3 kB

  • Original 42.3 kB
  • After minification 39.0 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. G CU images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-7%

Potential reduce by 125.2 kB

  • Original 1.7 MB
  • After minification 1.7 MB
  • After compression 1.5 MB

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.

CSS Optimization

-0%

Potential reduce by 27 B

  • Original 33.0 kB
  • After minification 33.0 kB
  • After compression 32.9 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. Gcu.org has all CSS files already compressed.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 60 (75%)

Requests Now

80

After Optimization

20

The browser has sent 80 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of G CU. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 55 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 7 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

gcu.org accessibility score

90

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

Elements with an ARIA [role] that require children to contain a specific [role] are missing some or all of those required children.

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

[id] attributes on active, focusable elements are not unique

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

Links do not have a discernible name

Best Practices

gcu.org 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

High

Missing source maps for large first-party JavaScript

SEO Factors

gcu.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

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