Report Summary

  • 61

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    77% of other websites

  • 61

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 27% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 67

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    25% of websites

themiddleages.net

Middle Ages - Medieval Resources

Page Load Speed

1.2 sec in total

First Response

204 ms

Resources Loaded

749 ms

Page Rendered

201 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Themiddleages.net page load time and found that the first response time was 204 ms and then it took 950 ms to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 15% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

themiddleages.net performance score

61

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value2.8 s

58/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value2.9 s

80/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value3.8 s

83/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value1,140 ms

22/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value7.3 s

50/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

themiddleages.net

204 ms

style.css

66 ms

Logo_25wht.gif

19 ms

show_ads.js

11 ms

middle_ages_logo.gif

146 ms

Our browser made a total of 19 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 37% of them (7 requests) were addressed to the original Themiddleages.net, 21% (4 requests) were made to Pagead2.googlesyndication.com and 11% (2 requests) were made to Googleads.g.doubleclick.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (316 ms) relates to the external source Googleads.g.doubleclick.net.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 15.3 kB (30%)

Content Size

50.2 kB

After Optimization

34.9 kB

In fact, the total size of Themiddleages.net main page is 50.2 kB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 30% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 20.4 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-72%

Potential reduce by 8.2 kB

  • Original 11.3 kB
  • After minification 9.2 kB
  • After compression 3.1 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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 2.1 kB, which is 19% 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 8.2 kB or 72% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-31%

Potential reduce by 6.2 kB

  • Original 20.4 kB
  • After minification 14.2 kB

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, The Middle Ages needs image optimization as it can save up to 6.2 kB or 31% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 172 B

  • Original 17.5 kB
  • After minification 17.4 kB
  • After compression 17.3 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

-71%

Potential reduce by 671 B

  • Original 947 B
  • After minification 781 B
  • After compression 276 B

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. Themiddleages.net needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 671 B or 71% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 5 (28%)

Requests Now

18

After Optimization

13

The browser has sent 18 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of The Middle Ages. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 6 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

themiddleages.net accessibility score

61

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 match their roles

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.

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

<frame> or <iframe> elements do not have a title

High

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

High

Form elements do not have associated labels

High

Links do not have a discernible name

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

Best Practices

themiddleages.net best practices score

75

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Serves images with low resolution

SEO Factors

themiddleages.net SEO score

67

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

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 Themiddleages.net 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 Themiddleages.net 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 Middle Ages. 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: