Report Summary

  • 64

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    78% of other websites

  • 97

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 94% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    47% of websites

  • 92

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    79% of websites

nh.gov

NH.gov - The Official Web Site of New Hampshire State Government

Page Load Speed

591 ms in total

First Response

71 ms

Resources Loaded

383 ms

Page Rendered

137 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Nh.gov page load time and found that the first response time was 71 ms and then it took 520 ms to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is an excellent result, as only 5% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

nh.gov performance score

64

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value2.8 s

57/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value8.4 s

2/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value2.8 s

96/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value50 ms

100/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.151

76/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value5.4 s

72/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

nh.gov

71 ms

www.nh.gov

87 ms

style.css

48 ms

400x25officialsiteBLK.gif

42 ms

trans.gif

45 ms

Our browser made a total of 48 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 98% of them (47 requests) were addressed to the original Nh.gov, 2% (1 request) were made to Dhs.gov. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (164 ms) belongs to the original domain Nh.gov.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 55.4 kB (35%)

Content Size

158.4 kB

After Optimization

103.0 kB

In fact, the total size of Nh.gov main page is 158.4 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. Only 10% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 101.0 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-88%

Potential reduce by 30.5 kB

  • Original 34.6 kB
  • After minification 22.6 kB
  • After compression 4.1 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 12.0 kB, which is 35% 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 30.5 kB or 88% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-5%

Potential reduce by 4.9 kB

  • Original 101.0 kB
  • After minification 96.1 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. NH images are well optimized though.

CSS Optimization

-87%

Potential reduce by 20.0 kB

  • Original 22.8 kB
  • After minification 16.6 kB
  • After compression 2.9 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. Nh.gov needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 20.0 kB or 87% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 17 (37%)

Requests Now

46

After Optimization

29

The browser has sent 46 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of NH. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

nh.gov accessibility score

97

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.

Best Practices

nh.gov 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

Displays images with incorrect aspect ratio

High

Serves images with low resolution

SEO Factors

nh.gov 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

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    N/A

  • Encoding

    ISO-8859-1

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Nh.gov can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. Our system also found out that Nh.gov main page’s claimed encoding is iso-8859-1. Changing it to UTF-8 can be a good choice, as this format is commonly used for encoding all over the web and thus their visitors won’t have any troubles with symbol transcription or reading.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of NH. 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: