Report Summary

  • 13

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    26% of other websites

  • 79

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 48% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    57% of websites

  • 82

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    44% of websites

india.gov.in

National Portal of India

Page Load Speed

17.4 sec in total

First Response

1.6 sec

Resources Loaded

15.5 sec

Page Rendered

208 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed India.gov.in page load time and found that the first response time was 1.6 sec and then it took 15.7 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 90% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

india.gov.in performance score

13

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value7.9 s

0/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value19.8 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value10.0 s

9/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value760 ms

38/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value1.709

0/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value17.1 s

4/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

india.gov.in

1602 ms

css_FFMDRYZ2nSV6HGDyDVpm9-yNY8H0IkhZ90k-a2N9jFE.css

628 ms

css_GqCqCmGspWzZsDVTgkFoFb2eEt4xaByq4GFNcVi8QG4.css

927 ms

css_vZ_wrMQ9Og-YPPxa1q4us3N7DsZMJa-14jShHgRoRNo.css

930 ms

css_13prHBDfnqfPspuTvaqDa3W8Z-0VhZcNbXE6uj9Pnig.css

1238 ms

Our browser made a total of 73 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 92% of them (67 requests) were addressed to the original India.gov.in, 3% (2 requests) were made to Maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com and 3% (2 requests) were made to Cse.google.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (7 sec) belongs to the original domain India.gov.in.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 729.4 kB (40%)

Content Size

1.8 MB

After Optimization

1.1 MB

In fact, the total size of India.gov.in main page is 1.8 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. 20% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 915.9 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-79%

Potential reduce by 64.6 kB

  • Original 81.8 kB
  • After minification 76.1 kB
  • After compression 17.2 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. 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 64.6 kB or 79% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-3%

Potential reduce by 28.5 kB

  • Original 915.9 kB
  • After minification 887.4 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. India images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-72%

Potential reduce by 323.7 kB

  • Original 451.9 kB
  • After minification 385.1 kB
  • After compression 128.2 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 323.7 kB or 72% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-83%

Potential reduce by 312.6 kB

  • Original 375.6 kB
  • After minification 361.8 kB
  • After compression 63.0 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. India.gov.in needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 312.6 kB or 83% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 38 (57%)

Requests Now

67

After Optimization

29

The browser has sent 67 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of India. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 9 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 8 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

india.gov.in accessibility score

79

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

High

Elements with an ARIA [role] that require children to contain a specific [role] are missing some or all of those required children.

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.

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

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

india.gov.in best practices score

83

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

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

SEO Factors

india.gov.in SEO score

82

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 doesn't use 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 India.gov.in 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 India.gov.in 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 India. 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: