Report Summary

  • 20

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    40% of other websites

  • 94

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 88% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    47% of websites

  • 91

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    76% of websites

idaho.gov

Welcome | The Official Website of the State of Idaho

Page Load Speed

1.3 sec in total

First Response

275 ms

Resources Loaded

763 ms

Page Rendered

250 ms

idaho.gov screenshot

About Website

Welcome to idaho.gov homepage info - get ready to check Idaho best content for United States right away, or after learning these important things about idaho.gov

As the official website for the state of Idaho, Idaho.gov is your link to all official government resources, information & online services in the state of Idaho.

Visit idaho.gov

Key Findings

We analyzed Idaho.gov page load time and found that the first response time was 275 ms and then it took 1 sec 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

idaho.gov performance score

20

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value12.2 s

0/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value16.2 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value12.2 s

3/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value1,450 ms

15/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value23.0 s

1/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

www.idaho.gov

275 ms

bootstrapCustom.min.css

92 ms

font-awesome.min.css

52 ms

modernizr-2.7.1.js

65 ms

compressed.js

72 ms

Our browser made a total of 31 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 87% of them (27 requests) were addressed to the original Idaho.gov, 6% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 6% (2 requests) were made to Platform.twitter.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (275 ms) belongs to the original domain Idaho.gov.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 153.0 kB (33%)

Content Size

470.1 kB

After Optimization

317.1 kB

In fact, the total size of Idaho.gov main page is 470.1 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. 25% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 237.5 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-79%

Potential reduce by 56.8 kB

  • Original 71.5 kB
  • After minification 62.9 kB
  • After compression 14.7 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 8.6 kB, which is 12% 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 56.8 kB or 79% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 2.6 kB

  • Original 237.5 kB
  • After minification 234.9 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. Idaho images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-58%

Potential reduce by 93.5 kB

  • Original 161.0 kB
  • After minification 160.6 kB
  • After compression 67.6 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 93.5 kB or 58% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 7 (24%)

Requests Now

29

After Optimization

22

The browser has sent 29 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Idaho. 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 from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

idaho.gov accessibility score

94

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-hidden="true"] elements contain focusable descendents

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

List items (<li>) are not contained within <ul> or <ol> parent elements.

Best Practices

idaho.gov best practices score

75

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

High

Requests the geolocation permission on page load

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Missing source maps for large first-party JavaScript

SEO Factors

idaho.gov SEO score

91

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 Idaho.gov 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 Idaho.gov 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 Idaho. 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: