Report Summary

  • 3

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    29% of other websites

  • 97

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 94% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    47% of websites

  • 92

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    79% of websites

uc.edu

Home | University Of Cincinnati

Page Load Speed

50.8 sec in total

First Response

644 ms

Resources Loaded

12.4 sec

Page Rendered

37.7 sec

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Key Findings

We analyzed Uc.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 644 ms and then it took 50.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is an excellent result, as only a small number of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

uc.edu performance score

3

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value6.4 s

2/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value15.3 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value11.8 s

4/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value18,770 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.469

18/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value32.2 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

www.uc.edu

644 ms

css

86 ms

jquery-2.1.4.min.js

828 ms

modernizr.min.js

639 ms

bootstrap.js

640 ms

Our browser made a total of 71 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 69% of them (49 requests) were addressed to the original Uc.edu, 4% (3 requests) were made to Connect.facebook.net and 4% (3 requests) were made to Google.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (3.1 sec) relates to the external source Ajax.googleapis.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.3 MB (18%)

Content Size

7.3 MB

After Optimization

6.0 MB

In fact, the total size of Uc.edu main page is 7.3 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. 85% 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 6.4 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 65.7 kB

  • Original 78.1 kB
  • After minification 69.1 kB
  • After compression 12.4 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 9.0 kB, which is 12% 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 65.7 kB or 84% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-9%

Potential reduce by 543.5 kB

  • Original 6.4 MB
  • After minification 5.8 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. Uc images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-67%

Potential reduce by 255.3 kB

  • Original 381.0 kB
  • After minification 331.7 kB
  • After compression 125.7 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 255.3 kB or 67% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-86%

Potential reduce by 428.8 kB

  • Original 501.0 kB
  • After minification 425.4 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. Uc.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 428.8 kB or 86% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 33 (52%)

Requests Now

64

After Optimization

31

The browser has sent 64 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Uc. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 17 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 11 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

uc.edu accessibility score

97

Accessibility Issues

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

[id] attributes on active, focusable elements are not unique

Best Practices

uc.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

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

uc.edu SEO score

92

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

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