Report Summary

  • 13

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    26% of other websites

  • 85

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 60% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 92

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    75% of websites

newhamburgindependent.ca

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Page Load Speed

7.1 sec in total

First Response

82 ms

Resources Loaded

6.3 sec

Page Rendered

703 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Newhamburgindependent.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 82 ms and then it took 7 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 80% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

newhamburgindependent.ca performance score

13

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.9 s

10/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value11.9 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value10.0 s

9/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value2,470 ms

4/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.197

63/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value20.9 s

1/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

newhamburgindependent.ca

82 ms

www.newhamburgindependent.ca

308 ms

124 ms

font-awesome.min.css

67 ms

font-awesome.min.css

72 ms

Our browser made a total of 400 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 9% of them (36 requests) were addressed to the original Newhamburgindependent.ca, 12% (46 requests) were made to Media.zuza.com and 8% (32 requests) were made to Save.ca. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (3.1 sec) relates to the external source Widget.newhamburg.newhamburgindependent.ca.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 2.3 MB (42%)

Content Size

5.5 MB

After Optimization

3.2 MB

In fact, the total size of Newhamburgindependent.ca main page is 5.5 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. 85% of websites need less resources to load and that’s why Accessify’s recommendations for optimization and resource minification can be helpful for this project. Images take 2.5 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-74%

Potential reduce by 215.8 kB

  • Original 292.5 kB
  • After minification 252.1 kB
  • After compression 76.7 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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 40.4 kB, which is 14% 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 215.8 kB or 74% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-5%

Potential reduce by 134.9 kB

  • Original 2.5 MB
  • After minification 2.3 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. Newhamburg Independent images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-71%

Potential reduce by 1.7 MB

  • Original 2.4 MB
  • After minification 2.3 MB
  • After compression 688.7 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 1.7 MB or 71% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-81%

Potential reduce by 275.9 kB

  • Original 340.1 kB
  • After minification 314.6 kB
  • After compression 64.2 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. Newhamburgindependent.ca needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 275.9 kB or 81% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 212 (58%)

Requests Now

365

After Optimization

153

The browser has sent 365 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Newhamburg Independent. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 96 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 11 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

newhamburgindependent.ca accessibility score

85

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

button, link, and menuitem elements do not have accessible names.

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

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>).

High

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

Best Practices

newhamburgindependent.ca best practices score

75

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

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

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

newhamburgindependent.ca SEO score

92

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

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

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 Newhamburgindependent.ca 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 Newhamburgindependent.ca 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 Newhamburg Independent. 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: