Report Summary

  • 52

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    71% of other websites

  • 57

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 24% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 92

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    75% of websites

uscity.net

USCity.net - America's Directory

Page Load Speed

2.2 sec in total

First Response

513 ms

Resources Loaded

1.5 sec

Page Rendered

197 ms

uscity.net screenshot

About Website

Visit uscity.net now to see the best up-to-date USCity content for India and also check out these interesting facts you probably never knew about uscity.net

USCity.net is America's oldest business directory providing a bountiful source of information on local businesses.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Uscity.net page load time and found that the first response time was 513 ms and then it took 1.6 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 30% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

uscity.net performance score

52

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.1 s

46/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value4.9 s

28/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value3.9 s

83/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value920 ms

31/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.004

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value5.3 s

73/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

uscity.net

513 ms

jquery.min.js

31 ms

site.css

58 ms

misc.css

58 ms

bootstrap.min.js

60 ms

Our browser made a total of 28 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 79% of them (22 requests) were addressed to the original Uscity.net, 11% (3 requests) were made to A.mktgcdn.com and 4% (1 request) were made to Ajax.googleapis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (513 ms) belongs to the original domain Uscity.net.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 458.7 kB (39%)

Content Size

1.2 MB

After Optimization

703.4 kB

In fact, the total size of Uscity.net main page is 1.2 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. 30% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 754.7 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-79%

Potential reduce by 18.8 kB

  • Original 23.7 kB
  • After minification 17.6 kB
  • After compression 4.9 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 6.1 kB, which is 26% 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 18.8 kB or 79% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-17%

Potential reduce by 131.2 kB

  • Original 754.7 kB
  • After minification 623.5 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. Obviously, USCity needs image optimization as it can save up to 131.2 kB 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

-74%

Potential reduce by 93.3 kB

  • Original 125.9 kB
  • After minification 104.6 kB
  • After compression 32.6 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 93.3 kB or 74% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 215.3 kB

  • Original 257.8 kB
  • After minification 241.6 kB
  • After compression 42.4 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. Uscity.net needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 215.3 kB or 84% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 4 (15%)

Requests Now

26

After Optimization

22

The browser has sent 26 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of USCity. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 5 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

uscity.net accessibility score

57

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.

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

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

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

Best practices

These items highlight common accessibility best practices.

Impact

Issue

High

[user-scalable="no"] is used in the <meta name="viewport"> element or the [maximum-scale] attribute is less than 5.

Best Practices

uscity.net 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

SEO Factors

uscity.net SEO score

92

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

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 Uscity.net 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 Uscity.net 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 USCity. 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: