Report Summary

  • 8

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    22% of other websites

  • 95

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 87% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 90

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    69% of websites

us-botschaft.de

Homepage-DE - US-Botschaft und Konsulate in Deutschland

Page Load Speed

7.3 sec in total

First Response

398 ms

Resources Loaded

4.2 sec

Page Rendered

2.8 sec

us-botschaft.de screenshot

About Website

Welcome to us-botschaft.de homepage info - get ready to check US Botschaft best content for United States right away, or after learning these important things about us-botschaft.de

The mission of the U.S. Embassy is to advance the interests of the United States, and to serve and protect U.S. citizens in Germany.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Us-botschaft.de page load time and found that the first response time was 398 ms and then it took 6.9 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

us-botschaft.de performance score

8

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.2 s

43/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value13.1 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value9.5 s

11/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value3,190 ms

2/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value1.68

0/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value11.9 s

17/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

us-botschaft.de

398 ms

2293 ms

wp-emoji-release.min.js

110 ms

tribe-events-pro-mini-calendar-block.min.css

37 ms

style.min.css

78 ms

Our browser made a total of 102 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 1% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Us-botschaft.de, 38% (39 requests) were made to De.usembassy.gov and 36% (37 requests) were made to Uploads.mwp.mprod.getusinfo.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2.3 sec) relates to the external source De.usembassy.gov.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.9 MB (20%)

Content Size

9.6 MB

After Optimization

7.7 MB

In fact, the total size of Us-botschaft.de main page is 9.6 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 9.0 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-89%

Potential reduce by 230.0 kB

  • Original 257.2 kB
  • After minification 215.2 kB
  • After compression 27.2 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 42.0 kB, which is 16% 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 230.0 kB or 89% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-17%

Potential reduce by 1.5 MB

  • Original 9.0 MB
  • After minification 7.4 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. Obviously, US Botschaft needs image optimization as it can save up to 1.5 MB or 17% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-53%

Potential reduce by 153.5 kB

  • Original 290.5 kB
  • After minification 289.3 kB
  • After compression 137.0 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 153.5 kB or 53% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-0%

Potential reduce by 272 B

  • Original 78.3 kB
  • After minification 78.3 kB
  • After compression 78.0 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. Us-botschaft.de has all CSS files already compressed.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 41 (41%)

Requests Now

100

After Optimization

59

The browser has sent 100 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of US Botschaft. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 31 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 7 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

us-botschaft.de accessibility score

95

Accessibility Issues

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

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>).

Best Practices

us-botschaft.de 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

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Displays images with incorrect aspect ratio

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

us-botschaft.de SEO score

90

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

    DE

  • Language Claimed

    DE

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Us-botschaft.de can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that German is used on the page, and it matches the claimed language. Our system also found out that Us-botschaft.de 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 US Botschaft. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: