Report Summary

  • 19

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    37% 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

  • 77

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    36% of websites

glos.ac.uk

University of Gloucestershire

Page Load Speed

6 sec in total

First Response

581 ms

Resources Loaded

3.8 sec

Page Rendered

1.7 sec

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Key Findings

We analyzed Glos.ac.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 581 ms and then it took 5.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 70% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

glos.ac.uk performance score

19

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.5 s

16/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value9.1 s

1/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value8.8 s

16/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value1,880 ms

9/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.122

84/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value16.0 s

6/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

581 ms

default.aspx

459 ms

fonts.css

445 ms

UOG4-Responsive-Grid.css

158 ms

Recruitment02-Master.css

245 ms

Our browser made a total of 47 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 49% of them (23 requests) were addressed to the original Glos.ac.uk, 6% (3 requests) were made to Google.com and 6% (3 requests) were made to Gzip.glos.ac.uk. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (965 ms) belongs to the original domain Glos.ac.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 348.8 kB (39%)

Content Size

897.4 kB

After Optimization

548.6 kB

In fact, the total size of Glos.ac.uk main page is 897.4 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. 45% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 365.4 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-72%

Potential reduce by 87.2 kB

  • Original 121.2 kB
  • After minification 117.8 kB
  • After compression 34.0 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 87.2 kB or 72% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 3.5 kB

  • Original 365.4 kB
  • After minification 361.9 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. Glos images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-72%

Potential reduce by 202.5 kB

  • Original 281.9 kB
  • After minification 242.2 kB
  • After compression 79.4 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 202.5 kB or 72% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-43%

Potential reduce by 55.6 kB

  • Original 129.0 kB
  • After minification 116.4 kB
  • After compression 73.4 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. Glos.ac.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 55.6 kB or 43% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 29 (76%)

Requests Now

38

After Optimization

9

The browser has sent 38 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Glos. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 14 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 5 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

glos.ac.uk accessibility score

82

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 are not valid or misspelled

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

Low

No form fields have multiple labels

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

Best Practices

glos.ac.uk 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

High

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

glos.ac.uk SEO score

77

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

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

    N/A

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Glos.ac.uk 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 Glos.ac.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 Glos. 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: