Report Summary

  • 20

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    38% of other websites

  • 93

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 82% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 90

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    69% of websites

nouvelles.umontreal.ca

UdeMNouvelles, l’actualité de l’Université de Montréal | UdeMNouvelles

Page Load Speed

2.5 sec in total

First Response

125 ms

Resources Loaded

1.6 sec

Page Rendered

741 ms

nouvelles.umontreal.ca screenshot

About Website

Welcome to nouvelles.umontreal.ca homepage info - get ready to check Nouvelles Umontreal best content for Canada right away, or after learning these important things about nouvelles.umontreal.ca

UdeMNouvelles est le canal officiel de l’information à l’Université de Montréal. Ce site suit l’actualité universitaire et vous informe aussi bien des avancées de la recherche que la vie sur le campus...

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Key Findings

We analyzed Nouvelles.umontreal.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 125 ms and then it took 2.3 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 40% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

nouvelles.umontreal.ca performance score

20

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value2.7 s

60/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value8.6 s

1/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value7.4 s

27/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value1,410 ms

15/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.359

30/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value10.4 s

24/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

nouvelles.umontreal.ca

125 ms

stylesheet_8b9c2e8d89.css

34 ms

css

38 ms

bootstrap.min.css

49 ms

style.min.css

123 ms

Our browser made a total of 53 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 57% of them (30 requests) were addressed to the original Nouvelles.umontreal.ca, 11% (6 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com and 8% (4 requests) were made to Connect.facebook.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (766 ms) relates to the external source Video.cdninstagram.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 90.1 kB (11%)

Content Size

848.3 kB

After Optimization

758.1 kB

In fact, the total size of Nouvelles.umontreal.ca main page is 848.3 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. 75% 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 626.6 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 88.5 kB

  • Original 105.3 kB
  • After minification 88.5 kB
  • After compression 16.7 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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 16.8 kB, which is 16% 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 88.5 kB or 84% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-0%

Potential reduce by 1.3 kB

  • Original 626.6 kB
  • After minification 625.3 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. Nouvelles Umontreal images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-0%

Potential reduce by 144 B

  • Original 71.4 kB
  • After minification 71.4 kB
  • After compression 71.2 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. This website has mostly compressed JavaScripts.

CSS Optimization

-0%

Potential reduce by 147 B

  • Original 45.0 kB
  • After minification 44.9 kB
  • After compression 44.9 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. Nouvelles.umontreal.ca has all CSS files already compressed.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 17 (40%)

Requests Now

43

After Optimization

26

The browser has sent 43 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Nouvelles Umontreal. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 14 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 5 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

nouvelles.umontreal.ca accessibility score

93

Accessibility Issues

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.

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order

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

Links do not have a discernible name

Best Practices

nouvelles.umontreal.ca 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

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Missing source maps for large first-party JavaScript

SEO Factors

nouvelles.umontreal.ca SEO score

90

Search Engine Optimization Advices

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

    FR

  • Language Claimed

    FR

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Nouvelles.umontreal.ca can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that French is used on the page, and it matches the claimed language. Our system also found out that Nouvelles.umontreal.ca 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 description is not detected on the main page of Nouvelles Umontreal. 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: