Report Summary

  • 44

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    62% of other websites

  • 96

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 92% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    65% of websites

  • 89

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    72% of websites

potomacstatecollege.edu

WVU Potomac State College located in Keyser, WV | WVU Potomac State College | Keyser Campus | West Virginia University

Page Load Speed

1.9 sec in total

First Response

335 ms

Resources Loaded

1.2 sec

Page Rendered

387 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Potomacstatecollege.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 335 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 25% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

potomacstatecollege.edu performance score

44

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value2.5 s

66/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value5.9 s

14/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value3.7 s

85/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value470 ms

61/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.473

18/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value8.0 s

43/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

potomacstatecollege.edu

335 ms

bootstrap.min.css

173 ms

flexslider.css

69 ms

styles.css

89 ms

ou-styles.css

49 ms

Our browser made a total of 75 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 45% of them (34 requests) were addressed to the original Potomacstatecollege.edu, 13% (10 requests) were made to Um.simpli.fi and 7% (5 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (377 ms) relates to the external source Track-mv.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 488.6 kB (7%)

Content Size

7.0 MB

After Optimization

6.5 MB

In fact, the total size of Potomacstatecollege.edu main page is 7.0 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. 60% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 6.7 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-79%

Potential reduce by 23.4 kB

  • Original 29.7 kB
  • After minification 22.6 kB
  • After compression 6.2 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 7.1 kB, which is 24% 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 23.4 kB or 79% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-3%

Potential reduce by 229.8 kB

  • Original 6.7 MB
  • After minification 6.4 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. Potomac State College images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-69%

Potential reduce by 122.7 kB

  • Original 177.8 kB
  • After minification 175.2 kB
  • After compression 55.0 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 122.7 kB or 69% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-83%

Potential reduce by 112.7 kB

  • Original 135.2 kB
  • After minification 129.8 kB
  • After compression 22.5 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. Potomacstatecollege.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 112.7 kB or 83% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 26 (44%)

Requests Now

59

After Optimization

33

The browser has sent 59 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Potomac State 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 11 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 5 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

potomacstatecollege.edu accessibility score

96

Accessibility Issues

ARIA

These are opportunities to improve the usage of ARIA in your application which may enhance the experience for users of assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

[aria-hidden="true"] elements contain focusable descendents

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

Links do not have a discernible name

Best Practices

potomacstatecollege.edu best practices score

83

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

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

potomacstatecollege.edu SEO score

89

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

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 Potomacstatecollege.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 Potomacstatecollege.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 Potomac State 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: