Report Summary

  • 45

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    63% of other websites

  • 77

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 54% of websites

  • 58

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    29% of websites

  • 89

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    72% of websites

lacitycollege.edu

The City's College - Home - Los Angeles City College

Page Load Speed

2.3 sec in total

First Response

586 ms

Resources Loaded

1.5 sec

Page Rendered

146 ms

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About Website

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Los Angeles City College empowers students from the diverse communities it serves to achieve their educational and career goals by providing pathways to support their completion of associate degrees, ...

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Key Findings

We analyzed Lacitycollege.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 586 ms and then it took 1.7 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 25% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

lacitycollege.edu performance score

45

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value5.1 s

9/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value11.5 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value6.3 s

41/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value270 ms

82/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value16.0 s

6/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

lacitycollege.edu

586 ms

scripts.js

150 ms

swfobject.js

217 ms

new-all.css

146 ms

print.css

145 ms

Our browser made a total of 35 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 94% of them (33 requests) were addressed to the original Lacitycollege.edu, 6% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (586 ms) belongs to the original domain Lacitycollege.edu.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 84.5 kB (15%)

Content Size

576.5 kB

After Optimization

492.1 kB

In fact, the total size of Lacitycollege.edu main page is 576.5 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 469.0 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-86%

Potential reduce by 62.1 kB

  • Original 72.6 kB
  • After minification 69.3 kB
  • After compression 10.4 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 62.1 kB or 86% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-2%

Potential reduce by 9.1 kB

  • Original 469.0 kB
  • After minification 459.8 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. La City College images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-22%

Potential reduce by 5.6 kB

  • Original 25.2 kB
  • After minification 24.4 kB
  • After compression 19.7 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 5.6 kB or 22% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-78%

Potential reduce by 7.7 kB

  • Original 9.8 kB
  • After minification 7.6 kB
  • After compression 2.1 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. Lacitycollege.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 7.7 kB or 78% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 6 (18%)

Requests Now

34

After Optimization

28

The browser has sent 34 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of La City College. 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

lacitycollege.edu accessibility score

77

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

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order

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

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

Best Practices

lacitycollege.edu best practices score

58

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

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Issues were logged in the Issues panel in Chrome Devtools

SEO Factors

lacitycollege.edu SEO score

89

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

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

    N/A

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Lacitycollege.edu can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. Our system also found out that Lacitycollege.edu 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 La City College. 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: