Report Summary

  • 19

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    37% of other websites

  • 100

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 97% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 91

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    71% of websites

north-ayrshire.gov.uk

North Ayrshire Council

Page Load Speed

2.8 sec in total

First Response

265 ms

Resources Loaded

2.2 sec

Page Rendered

264 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed North-ayrshire.gov.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 265 ms and then it took 2.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 40% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

north-ayrshire.gov.uk performance score

19

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value5.3 s

7/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value10.6 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value7.5 s

27/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value950 ms

29/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.367

29/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value10.4 s

24/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

home.aspx

265 ms

main.css

500 ms

jquery.min.js

32 ms

jsdropdown.js

156 ms

modernizr.js

464 ms

Our browser made a total of 73 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 55% of them (40 requests) were addressed to the original North-ayrshire.gov.uk, 12% (9 requests) were made to Google.com and 5% (4 requests) were made to Socitm.govmetric.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.2 sec) belongs to the original domain North-ayrshire.gov.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 347.7 kB (46%)

Content Size

762.8 kB

After Optimization

415.0 kB

In fact, the total size of North-ayrshire.gov.uk main page is 762.8 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. 45% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 349.9 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-71%

Potential reduce by 34.0 kB

  • Original 47.6 kB
  • After minification 47.0 kB
  • After compression 13.7 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 34.0 kB or 71% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-5%

Potential reduce by 15.6 kB

  • Original 293.6 kB
  • After minification 278.0 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. North Ayrshire images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-68%

Potential reduce by 237.8 kB

  • Original 349.9 kB
  • After minification 301.2 kB
  • After compression 112.1 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 237.8 kB or 68% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 60.4 kB

  • Original 71.6 kB
  • After minification 56.7 kB
  • After compression 11.2 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. North-ayrshire.gov.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 60.4 kB or 84% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 28 (41%)

Requests Now

69

After Optimization

41

The browser has sent 69 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of North Ayrshire. 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 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

north-ayrshire.gov.uk accessibility score

100

Accessibility Issues

Best Practices

north-ayrshire.gov.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

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Serves images with low resolution

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

SEO Factors

north-ayrshire.gov.uk SEO score

91

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Crawling and Indexing

To appear in search results, crawlers need access to your app.

Impact

Issue

High

robots.txt is not valid

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 North-ayrshire.gov.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 North-ayrshire.gov.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 North Ayrshire. 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: