Report Summary

  • 37

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    57% of other websites

  • 76

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 43% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    56% of websites

  • 91

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    71% of websites

svu.edu

Home Page - Southern Virginia UniversitySouthern Virginia University

Page Load Speed

2.5 sec in total

First Response

99 ms

Resources Loaded

1.8 sec

Page Rendered

540 ms

svu.edu screenshot

About Website

Click here to check amazing Svu content for United States. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about svu.edu

Our mission is to gather faithful Latter-day Saints and like-minded students, lift them in intellect, character, and spirituality

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Key Findings

We analyzed Svu.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 99 ms and then it took 2.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 45% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

svu.edu performance score

37

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value2.5 s

66/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value15.9 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value6.1 s

44/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value560 ms

53/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.18

67/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value18.2 s

3/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

svu.edu

99 ms

style.css

89 ms

css

31 ms

jquery.js

125 ms

bootstrap.min.js

85 ms

Our browser made a total of 67 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 81% of them (54 requests) were addressed to the original Svu.edu, 6% (4 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com and 4% (3 requests) were made to Formilla.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.3 sec) belongs to the original domain Svu.edu.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 2.2 MB (40%)

Content Size

5.4 MB

After Optimization

3.2 MB

In fact, the total size of Svu.edu main page is 5.4 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 5.0 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-80%

Potential reduce by 40.0 kB

  • Original 50.1 kB
  • After minification 46.0 kB
  • After compression 10.1 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 40.0 kB or 80% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-38%

Potential reduce by 1.9 MB

  • Original 5.0 MB
  • After minification 3.1 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. Obviously, Svu needs image optimization as it can save up to 1.9 MB or 38% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-43%

Potential reduce by 88.5 kB

  • Original 206.3 kB
  • After minification 204.3 kB
  • After compression 117.8 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 88.5 kB or 43% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 143.2 kB

  • Original 171.1 kB
  • After minification 149.9 kB
  • After compression 27.9 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. Svu.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 143.2 kB or 84% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 12 (20%)

Requests Now

61

After Optimization

49

The browser has sent 61 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Svu. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 8 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

svu.edu accessibility score

76

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.

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order

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

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

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.

Best Practices

svu.edu best practices score

83

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

SEO Factors

svu.edu SEO score

91

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

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

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

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Svu.edu 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 Svu.edu 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 Svu. 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: