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We analyzed Socialsecurity.gov page load time and found that the first response time was 536 ms and then it took 25.7 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 95% of websites can load faster.
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Our browser made a total of 40 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 0% of them (0 request) were addressed to the original Socialsecurity.gov, 10% (4 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 3% (1 request) were made to Dap.digitalgov.gov. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (5.2 sec) relates to the external source Dap.digitalgov.gov.
Page size can be reduced by 591.9 kB (32%)
In fact, the total size of Socialsecurity.gov main page is 1.8 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. 40% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 954.5 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.
Potential reduce by 21.8 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 6.3 kB, which is 22% 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 21.8 kB or 77% of the original size.
Potential reduce by 4.4 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. Social Security images are well optimized though.
Potential reduce by 442.4 kB
Potential reduce by 123.3 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. Socialsecurity.gov needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 123.3 kB or 78% of the original size.
Number of requests can be reduced by 16 (41%)
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Trust and Safety
Does not use HTTPS
Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks
Page has valid source maps
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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/).
Document uses legible font sizes
Tap targets are not sized appropriately
Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Socialsecurity.gov 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 Socialsecurity.gov 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.
Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Social Security. 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: