Report Summary

  • 28

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    49% of other websites

  • 92

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 80% of websites

  • 67

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    24% of websites

  • 93

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    84% of websites

novartis.ch

Home | Novartis Schweiz

Page Load Speed

4.4 sec in total

First Response

175 ms

Resources Loaded

3.9 sec

Page Rendered

321 ms

novartis.ch screenshot

About Website

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Novartis ist ein globales pharmazeutisches Unternehmen mit Hauptsitz in der Schweiz. Wir entwickeln innovative Medikamente und Therapien, um die sich stets weiterentwickelnden Bedürfnisse von Patienti...

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Key Findings

We analyzed Novartis.ch page load time and found that the first response time was 175 ms and then it took 4.2 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 60% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

novartis.ch performance score

28

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.8 s

11/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value17.8 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value7.5 s

27/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value600 ms

49/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.228

55/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value13.4 s

11/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

novartis.ch

175 ms

de

513 ms

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480 ms

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555 ms

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482 ms

Our browser made a total of 37 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 76% of them (28 requests) were addressed to the original Novartis.ch, 8% (3 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 5% (2 requests) were made to Ajax.googleapis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.4 sec) belongs to the original domain Novartis.ch.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.4 MB (75%)

Content Size

1.8 MB

After Optimization

460.7 kB

In fact, the total size of Novartis.ch main page is 1.8 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. 45% of websites need less resources to load. CSS take 900.3 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-79%

Potential reduce by 68.2 kB

  • Original 86.6 kB
  • After minification 84.5 kB
  • After compression 18.4 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 68.2 kB or 79% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-5%

Potential reduce by 9.2 kB

  • Original 197.2 kB
  • After minification 188.0 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. Novartis images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-79%

Potential reduce by 507.3 kB

  • Original 640.7 kB
  • After minification 464.2 kB
  • After compression 133.4 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 507.3 kB or 79% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-87%

Potential reduce by 779.4 kB

  • Original 900.3 kB
  • After minification 890.4 kB
  • After compression 120.9 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. Novartis.ch needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 779.4 kB or 87% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 19 (54%)

Requests Now

35

After Optimization

16

The browser has sent 35 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Novartis. 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 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

novartis.ch accessibility score

92

Accessibility Issues

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

Buttons do not have an accessible name

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order

Best Practices

novartis.ch 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

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

novartis.ch SEO score

93

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

    DE

  • Language Claimed

    DE

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Novartis.ch can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that German is used on the page, and it matches the claimed language. Our system also found out that Novartis.ch 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 Novartis. 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: