Report Summary

  • 50

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    70% of other websites

  • 89

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 73% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 95

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    91% of websites

uark.edu

University of Arkansas

Page Load Speed

1.6 sec in total

First Response

161 ms

Resources Loaded

1.1 sec

Page Rendered

361 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Uark.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 161 ms and then it took 1.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 25% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

uark.edu performance score

50

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.1 s

46/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value8.9 s

1/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value4.2 s

77/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value280 ms

81/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.167

71/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value10.4 s

24/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

uark.edu

161 ms

font-awesome.css

6 ms

font-awesome.css

8 ms

css

27 ms

combine.php

194 ms

Our browser made a total of 63 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 41% of them (26 requests) were addressed to the original Uark.edu, 8% (5 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com and 8% (5 requests) were made to Campusdata.uark.edu. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (580 ms) belongs to the original domain Uark.edu.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 959.4 kB (46%)

Content Size

2.1 MB

After Optimization

1.1 MB

In fact, the total size of Uark.edu main page is 2.1 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 1.1 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-81%

Potential reduce by 42.8 kB

  • Original 53.1 kB
  • After minification 40.8 kB
  • After compression 10.2 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 12.3 kB, which is 23% 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 42.8 kB or 81% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-18%

Potential reduce by 197.3 kB

  • Original 1.1 MB
  • After minification 878.8 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, Uark needs image optimization as it can save up to 197.3 kB or 18% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-69%

Potential reduce by 366.2 kB

  • Original 528.7 kB
  • After minification 528.0 kB
  • After compression 162.5 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 366.2 kB or 69% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-83%

Potential reduce by 353.1 kB

  • Original 425.5 kB
  • After minification 408.7 kB
  • After compression 72.3 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. Uark.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 353.1 kB or 83% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 23 (45%)

Requests Now

51

After Optimization

28

The browser has sent 51 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Uark. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 12 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

uark.edu accessibility score

89

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

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

uark.edu 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

Displays images with incorrect aspect ratio

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

uark.edu SEO score

95

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 Uark.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 Uark.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 description is not detected on the main page of Uark. 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: