Report Summary

  • 43

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    62% of other websites

  • 84

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 57% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    55% of websites

  • 92

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    75% of websites

scotiapipers.co.uk

Wedding Piper | Wedding DJs | Bagpiper Hire | Pipers Scotia Pipers

Page Load Speed

7.6 sec in total

First Response

199 ms

Resources Loaded

4.9 sec

Page Rendered

2.6 sec

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About Website

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Scotia Pipers are the UK's leading network of bagpipers for hire, whether its a wedding piper, burns nights, parties or pipers for corporate events.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Scotiapipers.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 199 ms and then it took 7.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 85% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

scotiapipers.co.uk performance score

43

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value8.1 s

0/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value14.7 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value13.3 s

2/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value120 ms

97/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.094

91/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value16.5 s

5/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

scotiapipers.co.uk

199 ms

www.scotiapipers.co.uk

1597 ms

flexslider.css

240 ms

font-awesome.min.css

319 ms

style.css

317 ms

Our browser made a total of 60 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 85% of them (51 requests) were addressed to the original Scotiapipers.co.uk, 5% (3 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com and 3% (2 requests) were made to Googletagmanager.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.6 sec) belongs to the original domain Scotiapipers.co.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 613.6 kB (17%)

Content Size

3.7 MB

After Optimization

3.1 MB

In fact, the total size of Scotiapipers.co.uk main page is 3.7 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. 55% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 3.1 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-81%

Potential reduce by 56.3 kB

  • Original 69.6 kB
  • After minification 67.2 kB
  • After compression 13.4 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 56.3 kB or 81% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-5%

Potential reduce by 164.4 kB

  • Original 3.1 MB
  • After minification 2.9 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. Scotia Pipers images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-64%

Potential reduce by 158.7 kB

  • Original 246.7 kB
  • After minification 232.9 kB
  • After compression 87.9 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 158.7 kB or 64% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-83%

Potential reduce by 234.2 kB

  • Original 282.7 kB
  • After minification 273.6 kB
  • After compression 48.5 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. Scotiapipers.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 234.2 kB or 83% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 22 (43%)

Requests Now

51

After Optimization

29

The browser has sent 51 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Scotia Pipers. 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 13 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

scotiapipers.co.uk accessibility score

84

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.

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

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

scotiapipers.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

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Serves images with low resolution

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

SEO Factors

scotiapipers.co.uk SEO score

92

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

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 Scotiapipers.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 Scotiapipers.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 Scotia Pipers. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: