Report Summary

  • 59

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    76% of other websites

  • 80

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 50% of websites

  • 92

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    82% of websites

  • 75

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    32% of websites

Page Load Speed

5.5 sec in total

First Response

560 ms

Resources Loaded

4.7 sec

Page Rendered

265 ms

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About Website

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Key Findings

We analyzed Scoutbase.org.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 560 ms and then it took 4.9 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 70% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

scoutbase.org.uk performance score

59

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.6 s

32/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value4.1 s

46/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value4.3 s

76/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value550 ms

53/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.125

83/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value4.2 s

85/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

scoutbase.org.uk

560 ms

www.scoutbase.org.uk

248 ms

www.scouts.org.uk

247 ms

scouts.org.uk

292 ms

289 ms

Our browser made a total of 98 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 2% of them (2 requests) were addressed to the original Scoutbase.org.uk, 83% (81 requests) were made to Scouts.org.uk and 3% (3 requests) were made to Img.youtube.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.5 sec) relates to the external source Scouts.org.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 150.5 kB (7%)

Content Size

2.2 MB

After Optimization

2.1 MB

In fact, the total size of Scoutbase.org.uk main page is 2.2 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. 25% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 2.1 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 49.8 kB

  • Original 59.4 kB
  • After minification 45.7 kB
  • After compression 9.6 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 13.7 kB, which is 23% 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 49.8 kB or 84% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-4%

Potential reduce by 84.6 kB

  • Original 2.1 MB
  • After minification 2.0 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. Scoutbase images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-38%

Potential reduce by 16.0 kB

  • Original 42.5 kB
  • After minification 42.4 kB
  • After compression 26.5 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 16.0 kB or 38% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 15 (17%)

Requests Now

89

After Optimization

74

The browser has sent 89 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Scoutbase. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 9 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

scoutbase.org.uk accessibility score

80

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

Document doesn't have a <title> element

High

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

Best Practices

scoutbase.org.uk best practices score

92

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

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

scoutbase.org.uk SEO score

75

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

Document doesn't have a <title> element

Crawling and Indexing

To appear in search results, crawlers need access to your app.

Impact

Issue

High

Page is blocked from indexing

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

    N/A

  • Language Claimed

    EN

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Scoutbase.org.uk can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Unfortunately we cannot identify language used on the page (probably there is a mix of languages, too little text or something else), while the claimed language is English. Our system also found out that Scoutbase.org.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 description is not detected on the main page of Scoutbase. 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: