Report Summary

  • 23

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    43% of other websites

  • 98

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 96% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    65% of websites

  • 90

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    73% of websites

ica.gov.sg

Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA)

Page Load Speed

1.3 sec in total

First Response

322 ms

Resources Loaded

762 ms

Page Rendered

209 ms

ica.gov.sg screenshot

About Website

Welcome to ica.gov.sg homepage info - get ready to check ICA best content for Singapore right away, or after learning these important things about ica.gov.sg

ICA is responsible for the security of Singapore's borders against the entry of undesirable persons, cargo and conveyances through our land, air and sea checkpoints.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Ica.gov.sg page load time and found that the first response time was 322 ms and then it took 971 ms to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 15% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

ica.gov.sg performance score

23

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value5.0 s

10/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value5.5 s

19/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value10.5 s

7/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value2,650 ms

4/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value17.2 s

4/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

www.ica.gov.sg

322 ms

style.css

12 ms

jquery_1.8.3.min.js

10 ms

A8JSLib.js

34 ms

fontresizer.js

7 ms

Our browser made a total of 34 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 94% of them (32 requests) were addressed to the original Ica.gov.sg, 6% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (322 ms) belongs to the original domain Ica.gov.sg.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 260.8 kB (52%)

Content Size

500.6 kB

After Optimization

239.8 kB

In fact, the total size of Ica.gov.sg main page is 500.6 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. 35% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 202.4 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-70%

Potential reduce by 46.6 kB

  • Original 66.8 kB
  • After minification 53.5 kB
  • After compression 20.2 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 13.3 kB, which is 20% 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 46.6 kB or 70% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-10%

Potential reduce by 16.1 kB

  • Original 155.5 kB
  • After minification 139.4 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. ICA images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-68%

Potential reduce by 137.4 kB

  • Original 202.4 kB
  • After minification 183.2 kB
  • After compression 65.0 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 137.4 kB or 68% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-80%

Potential reduce by 60.8 kB

  • Original 76.0 kB
  • After minification 73.1 kB
  • After compression 15.2 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. Ica.gov.sg needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 60.8 kB or 80% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 11 (33%)

Requests Now

33

After Optimization

22

The browser has sent 33 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of ICA. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 5 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

ica.gov.sg accessibility score

98

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

Links do not have a discernible name

Best Practices

ica.gov.sg 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

ica.gov.sg SEO score

90

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

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 Ica.gov.sg 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 Ica.gov.sg 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 ICA. 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: