Report Summary

  • 25

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    45% of other websites

  • 86

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 63% of websites

  • 67

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    24% of websites

  • 85

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    56% of websites

ultimatehandyman.co.uk

DIY, diy help, hints and tips from Ultimate Handyman

Page Load Speed

48.3 sec in total

First Response

336 ms

Resources Loaded

42.8 sec

Page Rendered

5.2 sec

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Key Findings

We analyzed Ultimatehandyman.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 336 ms and then it took 48 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 95% of websites can load faster. Unfortunately, there were 4 request timeouts, which can generally increase the web page load time, as the browser stays idle while waiting for website response.

Performance Metrics

ultimatehandyman.co.uk performance score

25

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.4 s

37/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value6.2 s

11/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value7.7 s

24/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value3,010 ms

3/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.034

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value19.0 s

3/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

ultimatehandyman.co.uk

336 ms

www.ultimatehandyman.co.uk

502 ms

index.htm

271 ms

template.css

253 ms

adsbygoogle.js

30 ms

Our browser made a total of 67 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 22% of them (15 requests) were addressed to the original Ultimatehandyman.co.uk, 15% (10 requests) were made to Google.com and 12% (8 requests) were made to Tpc.googlesyndication.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (21.6 sec) relates to the external source Tpc.googlesyndication.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.6 MB (63%)

Content Size

2.5 MB

After Optimization

931.5 kB

In fact, the total size of Ultimatehandyman.co.uk main page is 2.5 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. 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. Javascripts take 1.6 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-76%

Potential reduce by 27.2 kB

  • Original 36.0 kB
  • After minification 33.7 kB
  • After compression 8.8 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 27.2 kB or 76% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-4%

Potential reduce by 9.0 kB

  • Original 244.1 kB
  • After minification 235.0 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. Ultimate Handyman images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-64%

Potential reduce by 1.0 MB

  • Original 1.6 MB
  • After minification 1.6 MB
  • After compression 572.5 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 1.0 MB or 64% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-83%

Potential reduce by 556.1 kB

  • Original 671.3 kB
  • After minification 650.1 kB
  • After compression 115.2 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. Ultimatehandyman.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 556.1 kB or 83% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 30 (54%)

Requests Now

56

After Optimization

26

The browser has sent 56 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Ultimate Handyman. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 23 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

ultimatehandyman.co.uk accessibility score

86

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

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.

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

Internationalization and localization

These are opportunities to improve the interpretation of your content by users in different locales.

Impact

Issue

High

<html> element does not have a [lang] attribute

Best Practices

ultimatehandyman.co.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

SEO Factors

ultimatehandyman.co.uk SEO score

85

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

Links do not have descriptive text

Crawling and Indexing

To appear in search results, crawlers need access to your app.

Impact

Issue

High

robots.txt is not valid

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

    N/A

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Ultimatehandyman.co.uk can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. Our system also found out that Ultimatehandyman.co.uk 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 Ultimate Handyman. 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: