Report Summary

  • 18

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    35% of other websites

  • 93

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 82% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 86

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    61% of websites

smuc.ac.uk

St Mary's University, Twickenham, London

Page Load Speed

1.5 sec in total

First Response

309 ms

Resources Loaded

984 ms

Page Rendered

245 ms

smuc.ac.uk screenshot

About Website

Click here to check amazing Smuc content for United Kingdom. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about smuc.ac.uk

Based in Greater London, we offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses, 'outstanding' teacher training and Olympic-standard sport facilities

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Key Findings

We analyzed Smuc.ac.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 309 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

smuc.ac.uk performance score

18

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.9 s

10/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value17.7 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value12.7 s

3/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value2,620 ms

4/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.001

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value24.6 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

smuc.ac.uk

309 ms

www.stmarys.ac.uk

196 ms

main.css

7 ms

css

26 ms

jquery.min.js

89 ms

Our browser made a total of 57 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 2% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Smuc.ac.uk, 70% (40 requests) were made to Stmarys.ac.uk and 7% (4 requests) were made to Google.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (309 ms) belongs to the original domain Smuc.ac.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 124.7 kB (20%)

Content Size

619.0 kB

After Optimization

494.3 kB

In fact, the total size of Smuc.ac.uk main page is 619.0 kB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 45% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 409.7 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-77%

Potential reduce by 22.2 kB

  • Original 28.7 kB
  • After minification 28.7 kB
  • After compression 6.6 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. 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 22.2 kB or 77% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 3.1 kB

  • Original 409.7 kB
  • After minification 406.6 kB

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. Smuc images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-37%

Potential reduce by 41.1 kB

  • Original 110.8 kB
  • After minification 110.8 kB
  • After compression 69.8 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 41.1 kB or 37% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 58.4 kB

  • Original 69.7 kB
  • After minification 52.6 kB
  • After compression 11.3 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. Smuc.ac.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 58.4 kB or 84% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 22 (45%)

Requests Now

49

After Optimization

27

The browser has sent 49 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Smuc. 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

smuc.ac.uk accessibility score

93

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

Buttons do not have an accessible name

Best Practices

smuc.ac.uk 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

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

smuc.ac.uk SEO score

86

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

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

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