Report Summary

  • 21

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    39% of other websites

  • 92

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 80% of websites

  • 92

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    81% of websites

  • 100

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    95% of websites

engineering.tamu.edu

College of Engineering | Texas A&M University Engineering

Page Load Speed

15.5 sec in total

First Response

130 ms

Resources Loaded

8.4 sec

Page Rendered

7 sec

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About Website

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Key Findings

We analyzed Engineering.tamu.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 130 ms and then it took 15.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 90% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

engineering.tamu.edu performance score

21

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value2.9 s

54/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value9.1 s

1/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value9.7 s

10/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value15,920 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.064

97/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value24.0 s

1/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

engineering.tamu.edu

130 ms

engineering.tamu.edu

235 ms

525E459B822EF5E18.css

1280 ms

accordion-11-18-2021.css

36 ms

style-update-7-1-2022.css

226 ms

Our browser made a total of 56 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 50% of them (28 requests) were addressed to the original Engineering.tamu.edu, 7% (4 requests) were made to Script.crazyegg.com and 7% (4 requests) were made to Googletagmanager.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (3.4 sec) relates to the external source Calendar.tamu.edu.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 51.1 kB (4%)

Content Size

1.4 MB

After Optimization

1.4 MB

In fact, the total size of Engineering.tamu.edu main page is 1.4 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. 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 1.2 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-85%

Potential reduce by 47.2 kB

  • Original 55.5 kB
  • After minification 41.5 kB
  • After compression 8.3 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 14.0 kB, which is 25% 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 47.2 kB or 85% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-0%

Potential reduce by 220 B

  • 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. Engineering Tamu images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-2%

Potential reduce by 2.6 kB

  • Original 137.3 kB
  • After minification 137.2 kB
  • After compression 134.8 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

-2%

Potential reduce by 1.1 kB

  • Original 63.7 kB
  • After minification 63.7 kB
  • After compression 62.6 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. Engineering.tamu.edu has all CSS files already compressed.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 25 (56%)

Requests Now

45

After Optimization

20

The browser has sent 45 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Engineering Tamu. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 21 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

engineering.tamu.edu accessibility score

92

Accessibility Issues

ARIA

These are opportunities to improve the usage of ARIA in your application which may enhance the experience for users of assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

[aria-*] attributes do not have valid values

Best Practices

engineering.tamu.edu best practices score

92

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

SEO Factors

engineering.tamu.edu SEO score

100

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

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