Report Summary

  • 17

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    32% of other websites

  • 81

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 52% of websites

  • 67

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    24% of websites

  • 85

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    55% of websites

kws.de

KWS SAAT - Zukunft säen mit KWS Saatgut - KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA

Page Load Speed

17.6 sec in total

First Response

266 ms

Resources Loaded

16.7 sec

Page Rendered

564 ms

kws.de screenshot

About Website

Welcome to kws.de homepage info - get ready to check KWS best content for Germany right away, or after learning these important things about kws.de

KWS sät die Zukunft – seit 1856. Unser ertragsstarkes Saatgut und umfangreiches Wissen machen uns zu einem vertrauensvollen Partner der Landwirte – KWS SAAT

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Key Findings

We analyzed Kws.de page load time and found that the first response time was 266 ms and then it took 17.3 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 95% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

kws.de performance score

17

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value5.8 s

4/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value10.8 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value8.9 s

15/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value900 ms

31/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.334

34/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value14.7 s

8/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

kws.de

266 ms

kws.de

378 ms

619 ms

gtm.js

99 ms

style.css

44 ms

Our browser made a total of 80 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 3% of them (2 requests) were addressed to the original Kws.de, 60% (48 requests) were made to Mediamaster.kws.com and 19% (15 requests) were made to Assets.kws.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (15.4 sec) relates to the external source Mediamaster.kws.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 7.7 MB (4%)

Content Size

180.1 MB

After Optimization

172.4 MB

In fact, the total size of Kws.de main page is 180.1 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. Only a small number of websites need less resources to load. Images take 178.8 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-73%

Potential reduce by 308.2 kB

  • Original 421.1 kB
  • After minification 403.6 kB
  • After compression 112.8 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 308.2 kB or 73% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-4%

Potential reduce by 7.3 MB

  • Original 178.8 MB
  • After minification 171.5 MB

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. KWS images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-0%

Potential reduce by 1.2 kB

  • Original 483.7 kB
  • After minification 483.7 kB
  • After compression 482.5 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. This website has mostly compressed JavaScripts.

CSS Optimization

-3%

Potential reduce by 13.4 kB

  • Original 399.7 kB
  • After minification 399.7 kB
  • After compression 386.3 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. Kws.de has all CSS files already compressed.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 13 (18%)

Requests Now

71

After Optimization

58

The browser has sent 71 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of KWS. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 10 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 5 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

kws.de accessibility score

81

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

Buttons do not have an accessible name

High

Form elements do not have associated labels

High

Links do not have a discernible name

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.

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order

Best Practices

kws.de best practices score

67

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

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Displays images with incorrect aspect ratio

High

Serves images with low resolution

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Missing source maps for large first-party JavaScript

SEO Factors

kws.de SEO score

85

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

    DE

  • Language Claimed

    DE

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Kws.de can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that German is used on the page, and it matches the claimed language. Our system also found out that Kws.de 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 KWS. 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: