Report Summary

  • 40

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    61% of other websites

  • 86

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 63% of websites

  • 67

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    24% of websites

  • 79

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    40% of websites

hifx.co.uk

Online Bank-Beating International Money Transfer Service | HiFX

Page Load Speed

6.9 sec in total

First Response

407 ms

Resources Loaded

5.7 sec

Page Rendered

814 ms

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About Website

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Key Findings

We analyzed Hifx.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 407 ms and then it took 6.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 75% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

hifx.co.uk performance score

40

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.5 s

34/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value10.4 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value35.8 s

0/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value420 ms

66/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.103

89/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value9.2 s

32/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

www.hifx.co.uk

407 ms

570870022.js

79 ms

bootstrap.min.css

226 ms

settings.css

158 ms

main.css

243 ms

Our browser made a total of 137 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 51% of them (70 requests) were addressed to the original Hifx.co.uk, 4% (5 requests) were made to Media.extole.com and 3% (4 requests) were made to P.rfihub.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.6 sec) relates to the external source Balancer.netdania.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.7 MB (59%)

Content Size

2.8 MB

After Optimization

1.2 MB

In fact, the total size of Hifx.co.uk main page is 2.8 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. 80% 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. Javascripts take 1.8 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-86%

Potential reduce by 235.1 kB

  • Original 272.4 kB
  • After minification 254.3 kB
  • After compression 37.3 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 235.1 kB or 86% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 8.3 kB

  • Original 564.9 kB
  • After minification 556.6 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. HiFX images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-70%

Potential reduce by 1.2 MB

  • Original 1.8 MB
  • After minification 1.7 MB
  • After compression 520.2 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 1.2 MB or 70% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 210.9 kB

  • Original 251.3 kB
  • After minification 229.3 kB
  • After compression 40.5 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. Hifx.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 210.9 kB or 84% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 71 (56%)

Requests Now

126

After Optimization

55

The browser has sent 126 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of HiFX. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 33 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

hifx.co.uk accessibility score

86

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

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

Best Practices

hifx.co.uk 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

Serves images with low resolution

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

SEO Factors

hifx.co.uk SEO score

79

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

High

robots.txt is not valid

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

    EN

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Hifx.co.uk 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 Hifx.co.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 HiFX. 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: