Report Summary

  • 40

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    60% of other websites

  • 51

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 21% of websites

  • 58

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    19% of websites

  • 82

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    44% of websites

sps.gov.uk

Scottish Prison Service

Page Load Speed

7.7 sec in total

First Response

1.7 sec

Resources Loaded

5.8 sec

Page Rendered

182 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Sps.gov.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 1.7 sec and then it took 6 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 75% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

sps.gov.uk performance score

40

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value6.4 s

2/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value9.7 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value10.9 s

6/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value360 ms

72/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.002

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value9.8 s

28/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

sps.gov.uk

1744 ms

www.sps.gov.uk

2707 ms

reset.css

200 ms

desktop.css

333 ms

tablet-landscape.css

218 ms

Our browser made a total of 47 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 89% of them (42 requests) were addressed to the original Sps.gov.uk, 4% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 4% (2 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2.7 sec) belongs to the original domain Sps.gov.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 986.0 kB (40%)

Content Size

2.5 MB

After Optimization

1.5 MB

In fact, the total size of Sps.gov.uk 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. 45% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.2 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-73%

Potential reduce by 23.8 kB

  • Original 32.3 kB
  • After minification 29.4 kB
  • After compression 8.6 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 23.8 kB or 73% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-7%

Potential reduce by 86.7 kB

  • Original 1.2 MB
  • After minification 1.2 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. Sps images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-73%

Potential reduce by 822.5 kB

  • Original 1.1 MB
  • After minification 1.0 MB
  • After compression 304.7 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 822.5 kB or 73% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 53.1 kB

  • Original 62.9 kB
  • After minification 44.2 kB
  • After compression 9.8 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. Sps.gov.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 53.1 kB or 84% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 19 (46%)

Requests Now

41

After Optimization

22

The browser has sent 41 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Sps. 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 10 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

sps.gov.uk accessibility score

51

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.

Internationalization and localization

These are opportunities to improve the interpretation of your content by users in different locales.

Impact

Issue

High

<html> element does not have a [lang] attribute

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

<input type="image"> elements do not have [alt] text

High

Form elements do not have associated labels

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.

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

Some elements have a [tabindex] value greater than 0

Best Practices

sps.gov.uk 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

sps.gov.uk SEO score

82

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

High

Tap targets are not sized appropriately

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    N/A

  • Encoding

    ISO-8859-1

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Sps.gov.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 Sps.gov.uk main page’s claimed encoding is iso-8859-1. Changing it to UTF-8 can be a good choice, as this format is commonly used for encoding all over the web and thus their visitors won’t have any troubles with symbol transcription or reading.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Sps. 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: