Report Summary

  • 7

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    22% of other websites

  • 100

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 97% of websites

  • 92

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    80% of websites

  • 99

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    93% of websites

nebraska.va.gov

VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care | Veterans Affairs

Page Load Speed

9.4 sec in total

First Response

533 ms

Resources Loaded

8 sec

Page Rendered

853 ms

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About Website

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Key Findings

We analyzed Nebraska.va.gov page load time and found that the first response time was 533 ms and then it took 8.9 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 85% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

nebraska.va.gov performance score

7

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.3 s

18/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value19.6 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value11.6 s

4/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value18,480 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.356

31/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value31.0 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

nebraska.va.gov

533 ms

nebraska-western-iowa-health-care

320 ms

173 ms

polyfills.entry.js

569 ms

web-components.css

479 ms

Our browser made a total of 57 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 2% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Nebraska.va.gov, 32% (18 requests) were made to Prod-va-gov-assets.s3-us-gov-west-1.amazonaws.com and 21% (12 requests) were made to Va.gov. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (3.8 sec) relates to the external source Va.gov.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 105.5 kB (24%)

Content Size

444.8 kB

After Optimization

339.2 kB

In fact, the total size of Nebraska.va.gov main page is 444.8 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. Images take 201.0 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-83%

Potential reduce by 97.5 kB

  • Original 118.0 kB
  • After minification 98.9 kB
  • After compression 20.6 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 19.1 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 97.5 kB or 83% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-2%

Potential reduce by 4.7 kB

  • Original 201.0 kB
  • After minification 196.3 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. Nebraska VA images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-0%

Potential reduce by 100 B

  • Original 29.2 kB
  • After minification 29.2 kB
  • After compression 29.1 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

-3%

Potential reduce by 3.3 kB

  • Original 96.5 kB
  • After minification 96.4 kB
  • After compression 93.2 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. Nebraska.va.gov has all CSS files already compressed.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 31 (67%)

Requests Now

46

After Optimization

15

The browser has sent 46 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Nebraska VA. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 21 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

nebraska.va.gov accessibility score

100

Accessibility Issues

Best Practices

nebraska.va.gov best practices score

92

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

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

nebraska.va.gov SEO score

99

Search Engine Optimization Advices

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

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Nebraska.va.gov 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 Nebraska.va.gov 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 Nebraska VA. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: