Report Summary

  • 10

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    23% of other websites

  • 79

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 48% of websites

  • 58

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    19% of websites

  • 69

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    28% of websites

spfa.org

Steel Tank Institute/Steel Plate Fabricators Association (STI/SPFA)

Page Load Speed

3.1 sec in total

First Response

186 ms

Resources Loaded

2.4 sec

Page Rendered

542 ms

spfa.org screenshot

About Website

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STI/SPFA is a trade association representing fabricators of steel construction products and their suppliers.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Spfa.org page load time and found that the first response time was 186 ms and then it took 2.9 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 50% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

spfa.org performance score

10

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value6.6 s

2/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value15.1 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value10.7 s

7/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value2,850 ms

3/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.285

42/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value11.4 s

19/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

spfa.org

186 ms

www.steeltank.com

933 ms

default.css

187 ms

module.css

359 ms

skin.css

415 ms

Our browser made a total of 81 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 1% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Spfa.org, 91% (74 requests) were made to Steeltank.com and 4% (3 requests) were made to Google.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (933 ms) relates to the external source Steeltank.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 184.3 kB (13%)

Content Size

1.5 MB

After Optimization

1.3 MB

In fact, the total size of Spfa.org main page is 1.5 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. 70% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.0 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-67%

Potential reduce by 38.2 kB

  • Original 56.6 kB
  • After minification 49.6 kB
  • After compression 18.4 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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 7.0 kB, which is 12% 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 38.2 kB or 67% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-8%

Potential reduce by 80.9 kB

  • Original 1.0 MB
  • After minification 950.5 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. SPFA images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-17%

Potential reduce by 53.8 kB

  • Original 324.5 kB
  • After minification 324.5 kB
  • After compression 270.8 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 53.8 kB or 17% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-28%

Potential reduce by 11.5 kB

  • Original 40.6 kB
  • After minification 40.4 kB
  • After compression 29.2 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. Spfa.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 11.5 kB or 28% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 30 (38%)

Requests Now

79

After Optimization

49

The browser has sent 79 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of SPFA. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 20 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 12 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

spfa.org accessibility score

79

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

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

High

Form elements do not have associated labels

Best Practices

spfa.org best practices score

58

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

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Serves images with low resolution

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

SEO Factors

spfa.org SEO score

69

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

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 Spfa.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 Spfa.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 description is not detected on the main page of SPFA. 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: