Report Summary

  • 43

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    62% of other websites

  • 73

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 39% of websites

  • 67

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    24% of websites

  • 90

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    68% of websites

ukgdl.org.uk

UKGDL - Genealogical Directories and Lists Online for UK Family History and Genealogy.

Page Load Speed

3.8 sec in total

First Response

275 ms

Resources Loaded

3 sec

Page Rendered

541 ms

ukgdl.org.uk screenshot

About Website

Click here to check amazing UKGDL content. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about ukgdl.org.uk

UK GDL Genealogical Directories and Lists Online. Complete your family history by finding web sites with on-line data so that you can answer the question: Who Do You Think You Are?

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Key Findings

We analyzed Ukgdl.org.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 275 ms and then it took 3.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 60% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

ukgdl.org.uk performance score

43

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value2.5 s

66/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value4.4 s

39/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value5.7 s

52/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value1,460 ms

15/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value11.8 s

17/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

ukgdl.org.uk

275 ms

ukgdl.org.uk

586 ms

ukbmdmobile.css

168 ms

media.css

301 ms

legal.css

385 ms

Our browser made a total of 52 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 23% of them (12 requests) were addressed to the original Ukgdl.org.uk, 13% (7 requests) were made to Use.typekit.net and 8% (4 requests) were made to Pagead2.googlesyndication.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (890 ms) relates to the external source Dwin2.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 74.2 kB (12%)

Content Size

611.1 kB

After Optimization

536.8 kB

In fact, the total size of Ukgdl.org.uk main page is 611.1 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. Javascripts take 409.8 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-60%

Potential reduce by 61.4 kB

  • Original 102.8 kB
  • After minification 101.4 kB
  • After compression 41.4 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. HTML code on this page is well minified. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 61.4 kB or 60% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-0%

Potential reduce by 393 B

  • Original 95.7 kB
  • After minification 95.3 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. UKGDL images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-3%

Potential reduce by 11.5 kB

  • Original 409.8 kB
  • After minification 409.8 kB
  • After compression 398.3 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

-34%

Potential reduce by 960 B

  • Original 2.9 kB
  • After minification 2.8 kB
  • After compression 1.9 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. Ukgdl.org.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 960 B or 34% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 23 (53%)

Requests Now

43

After Optimization

20

The browser has sent 43 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of UKGDL. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 19 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

ukgdl.org.uk accessibility score

73

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

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

<frame> or <iframe> elements do not have a title

High

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

High

Form elements do not have associated labels

High

Links do not have a discernible name

Tables and lists

These are opportunities to improve the experience of reading tabular or list data using assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

Lists do not contain only <li> elements and script supporting elements (<script> and <template>).

High

List items (<li>) are not contained within <ul> or <ol> parent elements.

Best Practices

ukgdl.org.uk best practices score

67

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

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

ukgdl.org.uk SEO score

90

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Content Best Practices

Format your HTML in a way that enables crawlers to better understand your app’s content.

Impact

Issue

High

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

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

    ISO-8859-1

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Ukgdl.org.uk 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 Ukgdl.org.uk main page’s claimed encoding is iso-8859-1. Changing it to UTF-8 can be a good choice, as this format is commonly used for encoding all over the web and thus their visitors won’t have any troubles with symbol transcription or reading.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of UKGDL. 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: