Report Summary

  • 15

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    28% of other websites

  • 79

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 48% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 83

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    46% of websites

mbro.ac.uk

Middlesbrough College | Taking You Higher

Page Load Speed

3.3 sec in total

First Response

340 ms

Resources Loaded

2.7 sec

Page Rendered

288 ms

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About Website

Welcome to mbro.ac.uk homepage info - get ready to check Mbro best content for United Kingdom right away, or after learning these important things about mbro.ac.uk

Middlesbrough College is the largest college in Teesside offering a range of full and part-time courses, apprenticeships and university level qualifications

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Key Findings

We analyzed Mbro.ac.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 340 ms and then it took 2.9 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 45% of websites can load faster. This domain responded with an error, which can significantly jeopardize Mbro.ac.uk rating and web reputation

Performance Metrics

mbro.ac.uk performance score

15

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value9.6 s

0/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value40.7 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value25.1 s

0/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value6,700 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.009

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value40.5 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

mbro.ac.uk

340 ms

index.aspx

711 ms

coda.css

179 ms

web2013.css

177 ms

superfish.css

177 ms

Our browser made a total of 92 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 73% of them (67 requests) were addressed to the original Mbro.ac.uk, 11% (10 requests) were made to Pbs.twimg.com and 4% (4 requests) were made to Platform.twitter.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.1 sec) belongs to the original domain Mbro.ac.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 244.1 kB (12%)

Content Size

2.1 MB

After Optimization

1.8 MB

In fact, the total size of Mbro.ac.uk main page is 2.1 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. 40% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.8 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-73%

Potential reduce by 51.3 kB

  • Original 70.0 kB
  • After minification 69.2 kB
  • After compression 18.7 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 51.3 kB or 73% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-4%

Potential reduce by 75.1 kB

  • Original 1.8 MB
  • After minification 1.8 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. Mbro images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-63%

Potential reduce by 49.7 kB

  • Original 79.1 kB
  • After minification 57.2 kB
  • After compression 29.4 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 49.7 kB or 63% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-82%

Potential reduce by 68.1 kB

  • Original 83.3 kB
  • After minification 70.3 kB
  • After compression 15.2 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. Mbro.ac.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 68.1 kB or 82% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 31 (39%)

Requests Now

80

After Optimization

49

The browser has sent 80 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Mbro. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 24 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 9 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

mbro.ac.uk 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 input fields do not have accessible names

High

ARIA toggle fields do not have accessible names

High

ARIA IDs are not unique

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

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

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

Lists do not contain only <li> elements and script supporting elements (<script> and <template>).

Best Practices

mbro.ac.uk best practices score

75

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

SEO Factors

mbro.ac.uk SEO score

83

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

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    EN

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Mbro.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 Mbro.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 Mbro. 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: