Report Summary

  • 46

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    65% of other websites

  • 96

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 89% of websites

  • 67

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    24% of websites

  • 92

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    75% of websites

layerscape.org

Microsoft Research – Emerging Technology, Computer, and Software Research

Page Load Speed

8.9 sec in total

First Response

112 ms

Resources Loaded

7.7 sec

Page Rendered

1.1 sec

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Key Findings

We analyzed Layerscape.org page load time and found that the first response time was 112 ms and then it took 8.7 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 85% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

layerscape.org performance score

46

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value5.1 s

9/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value6.7 s

7/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value6.6 s

38/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value350 ms

73/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value10.6 s

23/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

112 ms

style.min.css

17 ms

shortcodes.css

36 ms

shared-style.css

27 ms

style.css

67 ms

Our browser made a total of 66 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 0% of them (0 request) were addressed to the original Layerscape.org, 14% (9 requests) were made to C.s-microsoft.com and 2% (1 request) were made to Js.monitor.azure.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.1 sec) relates to the external source Wcpstatic.microsoft.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.2 MB (50%)

Content Size

2.4 MB

After Optimization

1.2 MB

In fact, the total size of Layerscape.org main page is 2.4 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. 70% of websites need less resources to load. CSS take 1.0 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-86%

Potential reduce by 204.4 kB

  • Original 236.8 kB
  • After minification 216.6 kB
  • After compression 32.3 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 204.4 kB or 86% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-6%

Potential reduce by 52.0 kB

  • Original 876.0 kB
  • After minification 824.0 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. Layerscape images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-38%

Potential reduce by 119.6 kB

  • Original 318.9 kB
  • After minification 313.4 kB
  • After compression 199.3 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 119.6 kB or 38% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 838.5 kB

  • Original 1.0 MB
  • After minification 996.5 kB
  • After compression 162.3 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. Layerscape.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 838.5 kB or 84% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 38 (73%)

Requests Now

52

After Optimization

14

The browser has sent 52 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Layerscape. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 21 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 19 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

layerscape.org accessibility score

96

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

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

Some elements have a [tabindex] value greater than 0

Best Practices

layerscape.org 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

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Page has valid source maps

High

Issues were logged in the Issues panel in Chrome Devtools

SEO Factors

layerscape.org SEO score

92

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 Layerscape.org 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 Layerscape.org 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 data is detected on the main page of Layerscape. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: