Report Summary

  • 16

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    31% of other websites

  • 100

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 97% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    57% of websites

  • 100

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    95% of websites

grco.usu.edu

Graduate Research and Creative Opportunities | Office of Research | USU

Page Load Speed

3.3 sec in total

First Response

270 ms

Resources Loaded

2.5 sec

Page Rendered

504 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Grco.usu.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 270 ms and then it took 3 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 50% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

grco.usu.edu performance score

16

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.8 s

28/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value9.7 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value5.1 s

61/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value1,690 ms

11/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.551

13/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value10.8 s

22/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

grco.usu.edu

270 ms

grco.usu.edu

237 ms

grco

467 ms

106 ms

bootstrap.min.css

498 ms

Our browser made a total of 44 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 5% of them (2 requests) were addressed to the original Grco.usu.edu, 16% (7 requests) were made to Usu.edu and 11% (5 requests) were made to Research.usu.edu. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (732 ms) relates to the external source Templateresources.usu.edu.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 40.1 kB (10%)

Content Size

413.2 kB

After Optimization

373.1 kB

In fact, the total size of Grco.usu.edu main page is 413.2 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. 60% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 253.9 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-76%

Potential reduce by 20.0 kB

  • Original 26.3 kB
  • After minification 21.8 kB
  • After compression 6.4 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 4.5 kB, which is 17% 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 20.0 kB or 76% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 2.0 kB

  • Original 253.9 kB
  • After minification 251.9 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. Grco USU images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-14%

Potential reduce by 11.8 kB

  • Original 87.1 kB
  • After minification 87.1 kB
  • After compression 75.2 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 11.8 kB or 14% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-14%

Potential reduce by 6.3 kB

  • Original 45.9 kB
  • After minification 45.9 kB
  • After compression 39.6 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. Grco.usu.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 6.3 kB or 14% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 22 (59%)

Requests Now

37

After Optimization

15

The browser has sent 37 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Grco USU. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 18 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

grco.usu.edu accessibility score

100

Accessibility Issues

Best Practices

grco.usu.edu best practices score

83

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

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

grco.usu.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 Grco.usu.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 Grco.usu.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 Grco USU. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: