Report Summary

  • 34

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    54% of other websites

  • 88

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 69% of websites

  • 77

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    56% of websites

  • 77

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    36% of websites

mpbn.net

Maine Public | Home | Maine Public

Page Load Speed

2.9 sec in total

First Response

218 ms

Resources Loaded

2.5 sec

Page Rendered

161 ms

mpbn.net screenshot

About Website

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Key Findings

We analyzed Mpbn.net page load time and found that the first response time was 218 ms and then it took 2.7 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

mpbn.net performance score

34

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.6 s

32/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value3.9 s

52/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value6.9 s

33/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value3,980 ms

1/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.084

94/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value18.0 s

4/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

mpbn.net

218 ms

module.css

32 ms

default.css

61 ms

skin.css

62 ms

portal.css

59 ms

Our browser made a total of 68 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 81% of them (55 requests) were addressed to the original Mpbn.net, 7% (5 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 3% (2 requests) were made to Apis.google.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2 sec) belongs to the original domain Mpbn.net.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 848.0 kB (57%)

Content Size

1.5 MB

After Optimization

637.2 kB

In fact, the total size of Mpbn.net main page is 1.5 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. Javascripts take 591.7 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-93%

Potential reduce by 378.4 kB

  • Original 407.9 kB
  • After minification 399.2 kB
  • After compression 29.5 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 378.4 kB or 93% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-2%

Potential reduce by 10.7 kB

  • Original 432.6 kB
  • After minification 421.9 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. Mpbn images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-70%

Potential reduce by 414.1 kB

  • Original 591.7 kB
  • After minification 496.5 kB
  • After compression 177.6 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 414.1 kB or 70% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-85%

Potential reduce by 44.8 kB

  • Original 53.0 kB
  • After minification 36.4 kB
  • After compression 8.1 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. Mpbn.net needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 44.8 kB or 85% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 42 (63%)

Requests Now

67

After Optimization

25

The browser has sent 67 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Mpbn. 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 5 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

mpbn.net accessibility score

88

Accessibility Issues

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.

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

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

High

Links do not have a discernible name

Best Practices

mpbn.net best practices score

77

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

General

Impact

Issue

High

Registers an unload listener

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Missing source maps for large first-party JavaScript

High

Issues were logged in the Issues panel in Chrome Devtools

SEO Factors

mpbn.net SEO score

77

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

High

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

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 Mpbn.net 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 Mpbn.net 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 Mpbn. 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: