Report Summary

  • 21

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    39% of other websites

  • 78

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 46% of websites

  • 0

    Best Practices

  • 98

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    92% of websites

sound.org

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Page Load Speed

9.2 sec in total

First Response

232 ms

Resources Loaded

3.6 sec

Page Rendered

5.4 sec

sound.org screenshot

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Key Findings

We analyzed Sound.org page load time and found that the first response time was 232 ms and then it took 9 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

sound.org performance score

21

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.8 s

27/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value5.8 s

15/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value5.8 s

50/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value1,680 ms

11/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.285

42/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value17.7 s

4/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

sound.org

232 ms

courses

604 ms

css

115 ms

font-awesome.min.css

222 ms

waves.css

132 ms

Our browser made a total of 94 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 1% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Sound.org, 38% (36 requests) were made to Img.wavescdn.com and 11% (10 requests) were made to Waves.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (604 ms) relates to the external source Waves.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 234.8 kB (9%)

Content Size

2.5 MB

After Optimization

2.3 MB

In fact, the total size of Sound.org main page is 2.5 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. 80% 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 1.9 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-82%

Potential reduce by 196.8 kB

  • Original 240.8 kB
  • After minification 240.6 kB
  • After compression 43.9 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 196.8 kB or 82% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-0%

Potential reduce by 151 B

  • Original 1.9 MB
  • After minification 1.9 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. Sound images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-2%

Potential reduce by 4.1 kB

  • Original 222.9 kB
  • After minification 222.8 kB
  • After compression 218.8 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. This website has mostly compressed JavaScripts.

CSS Optimization

-38%

Potential reduce by 33.7 kB

  • Original 89.8 kB
  • After minification 89.8 kB
  • After compression 56.0 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. Sound.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 33.7 kB or 38% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 49 (57%)

Requests Now

86

After Optimization

37

The browser has sent 86 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Sound. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 36 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

sound.org accessibility score

78

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.

Tables and lists

These are opportunities to improve the experience of reading tabular or list data using assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

<dl>'s do not contain only properly-ordered <dt> and <dd> groups, <script>, <template> or <div> elements.

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

These items highlight common accessibility best practices.

Impact

Issue

High

[user-scalable="no"] is used in the <meta name="viewport"> element or the [maximum-scale] attribute is less than 5.

SEO Factors

sound.org SEO score

98

Search Engine Optimization Advices

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 Sound.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 Sound.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 data is detected on the main page of Sound. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: