Report Summary

  • 36

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    57% of other websites

  • 84

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 58% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    57% of websites

  • 84

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    53% of websites

home-start.org.uk

Home-Start UK

Page Load Speed

3.9 sec in total

First Response

259 ms

Resources Loaded

3.5 sec

Page Rendered

189 ms

home-start.org.uk screenshot

About Website

Click here to check amazing Home Start content for United Kingdom. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about home-start.org.uk

Home-Start is a local community network of trained volunteers and expert support helping families with young children through their challenging times. We are there for parents when they need us the mo...

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Key Findings

We analyzed Home-start.org.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 259 ms and then it took 3.7 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 55% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

home-start.org.uk performance score

36

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.3 s

17/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value6.4 s

10/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value6.4 s

41/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value580 ms

51/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.17

70/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value10.7 s

23/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

home-start.org.uk

259 ms

www.home-start.org.uk

867 ms

text.css

178 ms

960_24_col.css

176 ms

nav.css

185 ms

Our browser made a total of 112 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 78% of them (87 requests) were addressed to the original Home-start.org.uk, 4% (4 requests) were made to Translate.googleapis.com and 4% (4 requests) were made to Platform.twitter.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.1 sec) belongs to the original domain Home-start.org.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 925.7 kB (47%)

Content Size

2.0 MB

After Optimization

1.1 MB

In fact, the total size of Home-start.org.uk main page is 2.0 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. 55% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 817.2 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-73%

Potential reduce by 46.1 kB

  • Original 62.7 kB
  • After minification 60.3 kB
  • After compression 16.6 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 46.1 kB or 73% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-13%

Potential reduce by 107.6 kB

  • Original 817.2 kB
  • After minification 709.6 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. Obviously, Home Start needs image optimization as it can save up to 107.6 kB or 13% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-62%

Potential reduce by 416.4 kB

  • Original 672.4 kB
  • After minification 644.0 kB
  • After compression 256.0 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 416.4 kB or 62% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 355.6 kB

  • Original 425.9 kB
  • After minification 377.8 kB
  • After compression 70.2 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. Home-start.org.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 355.6 kB or 84% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 72 (67%)

Requests Now

107

After Optimization

35

The browser has sent 107 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Home Start. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 27 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 17 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

home-start.org.uk accessibility score

84

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 do not match their roles

High

[role]s are not contained by their required parent element

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.

Tables and lists

These are opportunities to improve the experience of reading tabular or list data using assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

Lists do not contain only <li> elements and script supporting elements (<script> and <template>).

Best Practices

home-start.org.uk 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

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

home-start.org.uk SEO score

84

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

High

Tap targets are not sized appropriately

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 Home-start.org.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 Home-start.org.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 Home Start. 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: