Report Summary

  • 62

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    78% of other websites

  • 70

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 36% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 71

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    30% of websites

peoplebuildingbettercities.org

People Building Better Cities

Page Load Speed

4.6 sec in total

First Response

1.5 sec

Resources Loaded

2.3 sec

Page Rendered

777 ms

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About Website

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This project is a partnership between Global Studio and Columbia University’s Center for Sustainable Urban Development, made possible by the SAPPI Ideas That Matter grant.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Peoplebuildingbettercities.org page load time and found that the first response time was 1.5 sec and then it took 3.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 50% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

peoplebuildingbettercities.org performance score

62

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value2.3 s

74/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value6.1 s

12/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value7.3 s

28/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value140 ms

95/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.004

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value7.0 s

53/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

peoplebuildingbettercities.org

1461 ms

css

22 ms

normalize.css

82 ms

isotope.css

134 ms

reset.css

136 ms

Our browser made a total of 30 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 53% of them (16 requests) were addressed to the original Peoplebuildingbettercities.org, 7% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 7% (2 requests) were made to Ws.sharethis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.5 sec) belongs to the original domain Peoplebuildingbettercities.org.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 232.6 kB (49%)

Content Size

478.0 kB

After Optimization

245.4 kB

In fact, the total size of Peoplebuildingbettercities.org main page is 478.0 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. 40% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 290.0 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-78%

Potential reduce by 14.1 kB

  • Original 18.1 kB
  • After minification 14.7 kB
  • After compression 4.0 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 3.4 kB, which is 19% 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 14.1 kB or 78% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 1.3 kB

  • Original 103.1 kB
  • After minification 101.8 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. People Building Better Cities images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-57%

Potential reduce by 165.6 kB

  • Original 290.0 kB
  • After minification 288.5 kB
  • After compression 124.4 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 165.6 kB or 57% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-77%

Potential reduce by 51.6 kB

  • Original 66.8 kB
  • After minification 55.2 kB
  • After compression 15.2 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. Peoplebuildingbettercities.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 51.6 kB or 77% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 16 (64%)

Requests Now

25

After Optimization

9

The browser has sent 25 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of People Building Better Cities. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 9 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 9 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

peoplebuildingbettercities.org accessibility score

70

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.

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

Best Practices

peoplebuildingbettercities.org 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

peoplebuildingbettercities.org SEO score

71

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

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 Peoplebuildingbettercities.org 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 Peoplebuildingbettercities.org 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 People Building Better Cities. 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: