Report Summary

  • 18

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    34% of other websites

  • 96

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 89% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    56% of websites

  • 85

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    56% of websites

thegovernorsacademy.org

The Governor’s Academy | Independent School in Byfield, MA

Page Load Speed

3.8 sec in total

First Response

52 ms

Resources Loaded

3.4 sec

Page Rendered

325 ms

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About Website

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Key Findings

We analyzed Thegovernorsacademy.org page load time and found that the first response time was 52 ms and then it took 3.7 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 60% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

thegovernorsacademy.org performance score

18

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.6 s

32/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value20.4 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value15.1 s

1/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value4,630 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.078

94/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value21.6 s

1/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

thegovernorsacademy.org

52 ms

www.thegovernorsacademy.org

252 ms

styles.cfm

63 ms

ss.css

146 ms

jquery.min.js

208 ms

Our browser made a total of 64 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 73% of them (47 requests) were addressed to the original Thegovernorsacademy.org, 14% (9 requests) were made to Use.typekit.net and 6% (4 requests) were made to Google.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2.3 sec) belongs to the original domain Thegovernorsacademy.org.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.6 MB (9%)

Content Size

17.2 MB

After Optimization

15.7 MB

In fact, the total size of Thegovernorsacademy.org main page is 17.2 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. 50% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 16.5 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-82%

Potential reduce by 53.6 kB

  • Original 65.4 kB
  • After minification 60.1 kB
  • After compression 11.7 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 53.6 kB or 82% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-6%

Potential reduce by 1.0 MB

  • Original 16.5 MB
  • After minification 15.5 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. The Governor S Academy images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-68%

Potential reduce by 307.7 kB

  • Original 452.1 kB
  • After minification 429.3 kB
  • After compression 144.5 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 307.7 kB or 68% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-86%

Potential reduce by 192.6 kB

  • Original 223.6 kB
  • After minification 152.3 kB
  • After compression 31.0 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. Thegovernorsacademy.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 192.6 kB or 86% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 23 (43%)

Requests Now

53

After Optimization

30

The browser has sent 53 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of The Governor S Academy. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 13 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 12 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

thegovernorsacademy.org accessibility score

96

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-hidden="true"] elements contain focusable descendents

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.

Best Practices

thegovernorsacademy.org 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

High

Missing source maps for large first-party JavaScript

SEO Factors

thegovernorsacademy.org SEO score

85

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 Thegovernorsacademy.org 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 Thegovernorsacademy.org 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 The Governor S Academy. 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: