Report Summary

  • 18

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    35% of other websites

  • 98

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 95% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 92

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    75% of websites

uhasselt.be

Universiteit Hasselt - UHasselt

Page Load Speed

7.4 sec in total

First Response

317 ms

Resources Loaded

6 sec

Page Rendered

1.2 sec

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About Website

Click here to check amazing UHasselt content for Belgium. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about uhasselt.be

Universiteit Hasselt is een jonge universiteit, een dynamisch centrum van onderwijs, onderzoek en dienstverlening, met 2 campussen en 6 onderzoeksinstituten.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Uhasselt.be page load time and found that the first response time was 317 ms and then it took 7.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 80% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

uhasselt.be performance score

18

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value6.3 s

3/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value6.3 s

10/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value15.1 s

1/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value11,330 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.04

99/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value22.0 s

1/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

uhasselt.be

317 ms

www.uhasselt.be

1524 ms

GlobalStyles.css

266 ms

ScfStyles.css

332 ms

onepager_screen.css

409 ms

Our browser made a total of 94 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 62% of them (58 requests) were addressed to the original Uhasselt.be, 19% (18 requests) were made to Maps.googleapis.com and 11% (10 requests) were made to Maps.gstatic.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2.1 sec) belongs to the original domain Uhasselt.be.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.4 MB (15%)

Content Size

9.2 MB

After Optimization

7.9 MB

In fact, the total size of Uhasselt.be main page is 9.2 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. 70% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 8.0 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 76.9 kB

  • Original 91.2 kB
  • After minification 77.6 kB
  • After compression 14.3 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 13.5 kB, which is 15% 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 76.9 kB or 84% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-6%

Potential reduce by 438.4 kB

  • Original 8.0 MB
  • After minification 7.5 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. UHasselt images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-72%

Potential reduce by 760.9 kB

  • Original 1.1 MB
  • After minification 893.5 kB
  • After compression 298.8 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 760.9 kB or 72% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-89%

Potential reduce by 108.4 kB

  • Original 122.1 kB
  • After minification 73.8 kB
  • After compression 13.7 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. Uhasselt.be needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 108.4 kB or 89% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 43 (49%)

Requests Now

88

After Optimization

45

The browser has sent 88 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of UHasselt. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 27 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 10 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

uhasselt.be accessibility score

98

Accessibility Issues

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

uhasselt.be 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

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Page has valid source maps

High

Issues were logged in the Issues panel in Chrome Devtools

SEO Factors

uhasselt.be 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

High

Tap targets are not sized appropriately

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    NL

  • Language Claimed

    NL

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Uhasselt.be can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that Dutch is used on the page, and it matches the claimed language. Our system also found out that Uhasselt.be 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 UHasselt. 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: