Report Summary

  • 22

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    40% of other websites

  • 75

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 41% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    56% of websites

  • 83

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    46% of websites

saks.co.uk

Saks Hair & Beauty UK... adding the wow-factor since 1974

Page Load Speed

4.2 sec in total

First Response

923 ms

Resources Loaded

2.9 sec

Page Rendered

371 ms

saks.co.uk screenshot

About Website

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Key Findings

We analyzed Saks.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 923 ms and then it took 3.3 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 55% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

saks.co.uk performance score

22

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.7 s

13/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value29.1 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value23.3 s

0/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value1,080 ms

24/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.088

92/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value29.1 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

www.saks.co.uk

923 ms

reset.css

162 ms

gridwow.css

240 ms

theme.css

237 ms

jquery.dataTables.min.css

66 ms

Our browser made a total of 96 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 80% of them (77 requests) were addressed to the original Saks.co.uk, 3% (3 requests) were made to Fonts.googleapis.com and 3% (3 requests) were made to Googletagmanager.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (923 ms) belongs to the original domain Saks.co.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.5 MB (19%)

Content Size

7.8 MB

After Optimization

6.3 MB

In fact, the total size of Saks.co.uk main page is 7.8 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. 75% of websites need less resources to load and that’s why Accessify’s recommendations for optimization and resource minification can be helpful for this project. Images take 6.8 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-80%

Potential reduce by 262.3 kB

  • Original 329.5 kB
  • After minification 321.1 kB
  • After compression 67.3 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 262.3 kB or 80% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-17%

Potential reduce by 1.2 MB

  • Original 6.8 MB
  • After minification 5.6 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. Obviously, Saks needs image optimization as it can save up to 1.2 MB or 17% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-6%

Potential reduce by 33.2 kB

  • Original 534.8 kB
  • After minification 534.8 kB
  • After compression 501.7 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. This website has mostly compressed JavaScripts.

CSS Optimization

-7%

Potential reduce by 5.8 kB

  • Original 82.5 kB
  • After minification 82.5 kB
  • After compression 76.7 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. Saks.co.uk has all CSS files already compressed.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 57 (63%)

Requests Now

91

After Optimization

34

The browser has sent 91 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Saks. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 35 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 24 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

saks.co.uk accessibility score

75

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

High

Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order

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 IDs are not unique

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

Low

No form fields have multiple labels

High

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

High

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

High

Links do not have a discernible name

Internationalization and localization

These are opportunities to improve the interpretation of your content by users in different locales.

Impact

Issue

High

<html> element does not have a [lang] attribute

Best Practices

saks.co.uk 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

saks.co.uk SEO score

83

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

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

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

    N/A

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Saks.co.uk can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. Our system also found out that Saks.co.uk 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 data is detected on the main page of Saks. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: