Report Summary

  • 21

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    39% of other websites

  • 96

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 89% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    56% of websites

  • 100

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    95% of websites

pointpark.edu

Point Park University

Page Load Speed

4 sec in total

First Response

1.6 sec

Resources Loaded

2.2 sec

Page Rendered

202 ms

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About Website

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At Point Park, Pittsburgh's only Downtown university, you'll engage in a more active, more real, more professional education. You'll have professors who teach from their own real-world experience when...

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Key Findings

We analyzed Pointpark.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 1.6 sec and then it took 2.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 45% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

pointpark.edu performance score

21

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value5.4 s

6/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value9.0 s

1/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value7.7 s

24/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value1,620 ms

12/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.075

95/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value18.9 s

3/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

pointpark.edu

1597 ms

style_new.css

119 ms

style_dropdowns.css

57 ms

colorbox.css

57 ms

jquery-1.12.0.min.js

194 ms

Our browser made a total of 81 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 72% of them (58 requests) were addressed to the original Pointpark.edu, 5% (4 requests) were made to Translate.googleapis.com and 4% (3 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.6 sec) belongs to the original domain Pointpark.edu.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 598.3 kB (41%)

Content Size

1.5 MB

After Optimization

861.2 kB

In fact, the total size of Pointpark.edu main page is 1.5 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. 50% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 663.2 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-79%

Potential reduce by 36.6 kB

  • Original 46.0 kB
  • After minification 34.5 kB
  • After compression 9.5 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 11.5 kB, which is 25% 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 36.6 kB or 79% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-9%

Potential reduce by 57.6 kB

  • Original 663.2 kB
  • After minification 605.6 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. Point Park images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-61%

Potential reduce by 346.1 kB

  • Original 564.5 kB
  • After minification 539.2 kB
  • After compression 218.4 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 346.1 kB or 61% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-85%

Potential reduce by 158.0 kB

  • Original 185.8 kB
  • After minification 132.8 kB
  • After compression 27.7 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. Pointpark.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 158.0 kB or 85% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 41 (53%)

Requests Now

77

After Optimization

36

The browser has sent 77 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Point Park. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 26 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 7 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

pointpark.edu accessibility score

96

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

<frame> or <iframe> elements do not have a title

Best Practices

pointpark.edu best practices score

83

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

SEO Factors

pointpark.edu SEO score

100

Search Engine Optimization Advices

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

    EN

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Pointpark.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 Pointpark.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 Point Park. 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: