Report Summary

  • 47

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    67% of other websites

  • 100

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 97% of websites

  • 67

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    24% of websites

  • 77

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    36% of websites

eprints.mdx.ac.uk

Middlesex University Research Repository - Middlesex University Research Repository

Page Load Speed

3.4 sec in total

First Response

573 ms

Resources Loaded

2.8 sec

Page Rendered

103 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Eprints.mdx.ac.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 573 ms and then it took 2.9 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 50% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

eprints.mdx.ac.uk performance score

47

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value7.7 s

0/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value10.4 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value9.9 s

9/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value100 ms

98/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.001

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value12.0 s

16/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

eprints.mdx.ac.uk

573 ms

main.css

227 ms

forms.css

156 ms

galleriffic.modified.css

157 ms

rebuild_style_for_original.css

233 ms

Our browser made a total of 24 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 75% of them (18 requests) were addressed to the original Eprints.mdx.ac.uk, 17% (4 requests) were made to Google.com and 8% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.9 sec) belongs to the original domain Eprints.mdx.ac.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 642.4 kB (76%)

Content Size

844.7 kB

After Optimization

202.3 kB

In fact, the total size of Eprints.mdx.ac.uk main page is 844.7 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. 20% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 669.9 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-76%

Potential reduce by 12.7 kB

  • Original 16.7 kB
  • After minification 13.4 kB
  • After compression 4.0 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 3.3 kB, which is 20% 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 12.7 kB or 76% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-3%

Potential reduce by 840 B

  • Original 31.5 kB
  • After minification 30.7 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. Eprints Mdx images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-78%

Potential reduce by 522.9 kB

  • Original 669.9 kB
  • After minification 504.8 kB
  • After compression 147.1 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 522.9 kB or 78% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 106.0 kB

  • Original 126.5 kB
  • After minification 90.2 kB
  • After compression 20.6 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. Eprints.mdx.ac.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 106.0 kB or 84% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 12 (52%)

Requests Now

23

After Optimization

11

The browser has sent 23 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Eprints Mdx. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 7 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 7 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

eprints.mdx.ac.uk accessibility score

100

Accessibility Issues

Best Practices

eprints.mdx.ac.uk 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

Serves images with low resolution

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Missing source maps for large first-party JavaScript

SEO Factors

eprints.mdx.ac.uk SEO score

77

Search Engine Optimization Advices

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 Eprints.mdx.ac.uk 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 Eprints.mdx.ac.uk 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 Eprints Mdx. 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: