Report Summary

  • 3

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    20% of other websites

  • 62

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 28% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 85

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    56% of websites

gracechurchtoday.org

Grace Baptist Church in the City of Mount Vernon

Page Load Speed

3.8 sec in total

First Response

420 ms

Resources Loaded

2.1 sec

Page Rendered

1.3 sec

gracechurchtoday.org screenshot

About Website

Welcome to gracechurchtoday.org homepage info - get ready to check Grace Church Today best content right away, or after learning these important things about gracechurchtoday.org

Grace is a congregation grounded in the African American tradition and committed to learning, giving, and growing so that the ministry of Jesus Christ will be realized in our time and place.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Gracechurchtoday.org page load time and found that the first response time was 420 ms and then it took 3.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 60% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

gracechurchtoday.org performance score

3

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value7.1 s

1/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value18.4 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value48.2 s

0/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value7,800 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.466

19/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value56.5 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

gracechurchtoday.org

420 ms

jquery.min.js

72 ms

website.min.css

73 ms

website.min.js

106 ms

style1619101457.css

89 ms

Our browser made a total of 48 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 2% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Gracechurchtoday.org, 29% (14 requests) were made to Storage2.snappages.site and 19% (9 requests) were made to Assets2.snappages.site. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.3 sec) relates to the external source Storage2.snappages.site.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 320.5 kB (7%)

Content Size

4.9 MB

After Optimization

4.5 MB

In fact, the total size of Gracechurchtoday.org main page is 4.9 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. 85% of websites need less resources to load and that’s why Accessify’s recommendations for optimization and resource minification can be helpful for this project. Images take 3.4 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-78%

Potential reduce by 53.4 kB

  • Original 68.9 kB
  • After minification 68.4 kB
  • After compression 15.5 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. 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 53.4 kB or 78% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-7%

Potential reduce by 235.1 kB

  • Original 3.4 MB
  • After minification 3.2 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. Grace Church Today images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-3%

Potential reduce by 31.9 kB

  • Original 1.2 MB
  • After minification 1.2 MB
  • After compression 1.2 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 38 B

  • Original 113.6 kB
  • After minification 113.6 kB
  • After compression 113.5 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. Gracechurchtoday.org has all CSS files already compressed.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 16 (41%)

Requests Now

39

After Optimization

23

The browser has sent 39 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Grace Church Today. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 12 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

gracechurchtoday.org accessibility score

62

Accessibility Issues

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

Form elements do not have associated labels

High

Links do not have a discernible name

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

gracechurchtoday.org best practices score

75

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

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Missing source maps for large first-party JavaScript

SEO Factors

gracechurchtoday.org SEO score

85

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

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 Gracechurchtoday.org 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 Gracechurchtoday.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 description is not detected on the main page of Grace Church Today. 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: