Report Summary

  • 38

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    59% of other websites

  • 80

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 50% of websites

  • 67

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    24% of websites

  • 83

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    46% of websites

northlandcollege.edu

Northland Community & Technical College · East Grand Forks/Thief River Falls

Page Load Speed

1.9 sec in total

First Response

241 ms

Resources Loaded

1.3 sec

Page Rendered

371 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Northlandcollege.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 241 ms and then it took 1.6 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 30% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

northlandcollege.edu performance score

38

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.6 s

32/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value4.4 s

38/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value3.8 s

84/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value2,930 ms

3/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value12.7 s

14/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

northlandcollege.edu

241 ms

master.css

124 ms

typography.css

118 ms

content.css

128 ms

grid.css

120 ms

Our browser made a total of 87 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 90% of them (78 requests) were addressed to the original Northlandcollege.edu, 2% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 1% (1 request) were made to Ajax.googleapis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (504 ms) belongs to the original domain Northlandcollege.edu.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 573.3 kB (26%)

Content Size

2.2 MB

After Optimization

1.7 MB

In fact, the total size of Northlandcollege.edu main page is 2.2 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 1.6 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-85%

Potential reduce by 56.8 kB

  • Original 66.8 kB
  • After minification 44.0 kB
  • After compression 9.9 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 22.7 kB, which is 34% 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 56.8 kB or 85% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-8%

Potential reduce by 121.0 kB

  • Original 1.6 MB
  • After minification 1.5 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. Northland College images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-55%

Potential reduce by 188.7 kB

  • Original 341.9 kB
  • After minification 340.3 kB
  • After compression 153.2 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 188.7 kB or 55% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-85%

Potential reduce by 206.7 kB

  • Original 244.4 kB
  • After minification 229.8 kB
  • After compression 37.7 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. Northlandcollege.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 206.7 kB or 85% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 35 (42%)

Requests Now

83

After Optimization

48

The browser has sent 83 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Northland College. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 15 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 10 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

northlandcollege.edu accessibility score

80

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.

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

[id] attributes on active, focusable elements are not unique

Best practices

These items highlight common accessibility best practices.

Impact

Issue

High

[user-scalable="no"] is used in the <meta name="viewport"> element or the [maximum-scale] attribute is less than 5.

Best Practices

northlandcollege.edu best practices score

67

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

northlandcollege.edu 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 Northlandcollege.edu 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 Northlandcollege.edu 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 Northland College. 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: