Report Summary

  • 43

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    64% of other websites

  • 77

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 45% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 72

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    31% of websites

salvationarmy.org

The Salvation Army International - The Salvation Army International

Page Load Speed

1.2 sec in total

First Response

30 ms

Resources Loaded

900 ms

Page Rendered

266 ms

salvationarmy.org screenshot

About Website

Click here to check amazing Salvation Army content for United States. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about salvationarmy.org

The international website of The Salvation Army, containing information about the mission and work of The Salvation Army in 134 countries

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Key Findings

We analyzed Salvationarmy.org page load time and found that the first response time was 30 ms and then it took 1.2 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 20% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

salvationarmy.org performance score

43

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.0 s

48/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value9.6 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value4.8 s

66/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value140 ms

95/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.828

4/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value9.6 s

29/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

salvationarmy.org

30 ms

www.salvationarmy.org

37 ms

jquery.min.js

73 ms

bootstrap.css

51 ms

bootstrap.js

52 ms

Our browser made a total of 85 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 12% of them (10 requests) were addressed to the original Salvationarmy.org, 55% (47 requests) were made to S3.amazonaws.com and 9% (8 requests) were made to Use.typekit.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (372 ms) relates to the external source S3.amazonaws.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 543.2 kB (17%)

Content Size

3.1 MB

After Optimization

2.6 MB

In fact, the total size of Salvationarmy.org main page is 3.1 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 2.3 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-77%

Potential reduce by 47.0 kB

  • Original 60.6 kB
  • After minification 49.4 kB
  • After compression 13.7 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 11.2 kB, which is 18% 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 47.0 kB or 77% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 34.0 kB

  • Original 2.3 MB
  • After minification 2.3 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. Salvation Army images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-57%

Potential reduce by 332.4 kB

  • Original 588.3 kB
  • After minification 499.1 kB
  • After compression 255.9 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 332.4 kB or 57% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-77%

Potential reduce by 129.8 kB

  • Original 167.6 kB
  • After minification 159.5 kB
  • After compression 37.8 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. Salvationarmy.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 129.8 kB or 77% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 27 (38%)

Requests Now

72

After Optimization

45

The browser has sent 72 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Salvation Army. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 14 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 10 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

salvationarmy.org accessibility score

77

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

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

High

Form elements do not have associated labels

High

Links do not have a discernible name

Best Practices

salvationarmy.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

salvationarmy.org SEO score

72

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

Links do not have descriptive text

High

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

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

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 Salvationarmy.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 Salvationarmy.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 Salvation Army. 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: