Report Summary

  • 1

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    19% of other websites

  • 100

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 97% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 97

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    92% of websites

thehireco.co.uk

Sound, Lighting & Audio Visual Equipment Sales & Hire

Page Load Speed

10 sec in total

First Response

2.2 sec

Resources Loaded

7.3 sec

Page Rendered

523 ms

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About Website

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Technical services for the entertainment, conference and leisure industry including sale and hire of sound, lighting, audio visual and staging equipment.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Thehireco.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 2.2 sec and then it took 7.8 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 80% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

thehireco.co.uk performance score

1

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value5.7 s

5/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value12.8 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value15.7 s

0/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value14,100 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.912

3/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value23.7 s

1/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

www.cpsgroup.co.uk

2162 ms

6m8kd.css

49 ms

6m8kd.css

174 ms

jquery-ui.min.css

255 ms

6m8kd.css

169 ms

Our browser made a total of 51 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 0% of them (0 request) were addressed to the original Thehireco.co.uk, 6% (3 requests) were made to Ajax.googleapis.com and 4% (2 requests) were made to Cdn.jsdelivr.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2.2 sec) relates to the external source Cpsgroup.co.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 127.2 kB (8%)

Content Size

1.7 MB

After Optimization

1.5 MB

In fact, the total size of Thehireco.co.uk main page is 1.7 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. 65% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.3 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-82%

Potential reduce by 77.2 kB

  • Original 93.7 kB
  • After minification 90.4 kB
  • After compression 16.5 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 77.2 kB or 82% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 19.0 kB

  • Original 1.3 MB
  • After minification 1.3 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 Hire Co images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-11%

Potential reduce by 22.2 kB

  • Original 210.8 kB
  • After minification 210.8 kB
  • After compression 188.6 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 22.2 kB or 11% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-25%

Potential reduce by 8.9 kB

  • Original 35.9 kB
  • After minification 35.9 kB
  • After compression 27.1 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. Thehireco.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 8.9 kB or 25% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 29 (59%)

Requests Now

49

After Optimization

20

The browser has sent 49 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of The Hire Co. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 25 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

thehireco.co.uk accessibility score

100

Accessibility Issues

Best Practices

thehireco.co.uk best practices score

75

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

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

thehireco.co.uk SEO score

97

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

High

Tap targets are not sized appropriately

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 Thehireco.co.uk 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 Thehireco.co.uk 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 The Hire Co. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: