Report Summary

  • 89

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    91% of other websites

  • 73

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 39% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 69

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    28% of websites

homeimprovementdir.org

Home Improvement Directory: Remodeling Contractors, Home Improvement Services

Page Load Speed

2.2 sec in total

First Response

261 ms

Resources Loaded

926 ms

Page Rendered

1 sec

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About Website

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Key Findings

We analyzed Homeimprovementdir.org page load time and found that the first response time was 261 ms and then it took 1.9 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 35% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

homeimprovementdir.org performance score

89

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value1.5 s

96/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value2.4 s

91/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value1.7 s

100/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value200 ms

90/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.197

63/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value1.9 s

100/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

homeimprovementdir.org

261 ms

layout.css

204 ms

slidemenu.js

204 ms

bg.jpg

181 ms

logoBg01.png

173 ms

Our browser made a total of 20 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 90% of them (18 requests) were addressed to the original Homeimprovementdir.org, 10% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (357 ms) belongs to the original domain Homeimprovementdir.org.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 64.4 kB (33%)

Content Size

196.9 kB

After Optimization

132.5 kB

In fact, the total size of Homeimprovementdir.org main page is 196.9 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. 15% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 117.4 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-82%

Potential reduce by 38.7 kB

  • Original 47.2 kB
  • After minification 46.2 kB
  • After compression 8.6 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 38.7 kB or 82% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-12%

Potential reduce by 14.3 kB

  • Original 117.4 kB
  • After minification 103.1 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 Improvement Dir needs image optimization as it can save up to 14.3 kB or 12% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-12%

Potential reduce by 2.6 kB

  • Original 20.4 kB
  • After minification 19.2 kB
  • After compression 17.9 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 2.6 kB or 12% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-75%

Potential reduce by 8.8 kB

  • Original 11.8 kB
  • After minification 10.5 kB
  • After compression 2.9 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. Homeimprovementdir.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 8.8 kB or 75% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 9 (47%)

Requests Now

19

After Optimization

10

The browser has sent 19 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Home Improvement Dir. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

homeimprovementdir.org accessibility score

73

Accessibility Issues

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

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

Form elements do not have associated labels

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

homeimprovementdir.org best practices score

75

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Serves images with low resolution

SEO Factors

homeimprovementdir.org SEO score

69

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

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    EN

  • Encoding

    ISO-8859-1

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Homeimprovementdir.org 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 Homeimprovementdir.org main page’s claimed encoding is iso-8859-1. Changing it to UTF-8 can be a good choice, as this format is commonly used for encoding all over the web and thus their visitors won’t have any troubles with symbol transcription or reading.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Home Improvement Dir. 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: