Report Summary

  • 44

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    64% of other websites

  • 78

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 46% of websites

  • 58

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    19% of websites

  • 73

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    31% of websites

hillside.net

The Hillside Group - A group dedicated to design patterns. Home of the patterns library.

Page Load Speed

1.9 sec in total

First Response

467 ms

Resources Loaded

1.3 sec

Page Rendered

171 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Hillside.net page load time and found that the first response time was 467 ms and then it took 1.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 25% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

hillside.net performance score

44

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value7.3 s

1/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value8.0 s

2/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value7.9 s

22/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value360 ms

72/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value7.4 s

49/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

hillside.net

467 ms

k2.css

39 ms

rokbox-style.css

70 ms

template.css

72 ms

responsive_override.css

70 ms

Our browser made a total of 94 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 98% of them (92 requests) were addressed to the original Hillside.net, 1% (1 request) were made to Ajax.googleapis.com and 1% (1 request) were made to Ir-na.amazon-adsystem.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (467 ms) belongs to the original domain Hillside.net.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 570.1 kB (63%)

Content Size

901.6 kB

After Optimization

331.5 kB

In fact, the total size of Hillside.net main page is 901.6 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. 40% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 444.9 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-79%

Potential reduce by 32.5 kB

  • Original 41.3 kB
  • After minification 35.1 kB
  • After compression 8.8 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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 6.3 kB, which is 15% 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 32.5 kB or 79% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-29%

Potential reduce by 70.0 kB

  • Original 237.9 kB
  • After minification 167.9 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. Obviously, Hillside needs image optimization as it can save up to 70.0 kB or 29% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-71%

Potential reduce by 315.8 kB

  • Original 444.9 kB
  • After minification 426.7 kB
  • After compression 129.1 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 315.8 kB or 71% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-86%

Potential reduce by 151.8 kB

  • Original 177.5 kB
  • After minification 144.2 kB
  • After compression 25.7 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. Hillside.net needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 151.8 kB or 86% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 31 (33%)

Requests Now

93

After Optimization

62

The browser has sent 93 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Hillside. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 18 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 15 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

hillside.net accessibility score

78

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

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

High

Links do not have a discernible name

Best Practices

hillside.net best practices score

58

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

hillside.net SEO score

73

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

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 Hillside.net 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 Hillside.net 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 Hillside. 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: