Report Summary

  • 4

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    29% of other websites

  • 90

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 81% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    65% of websites

  • 84

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    60% of websites

vanguard.edu

Vanguard University - Top Christian University in Orange County, California

Page Load Speed

3.3 sec in total

First Response

216 ms

Resources Loaded

2.1 sec

Page Rendered

967 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Vanguard.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 216 ms and then it took 3.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 50% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

vanguard.edu performance score

4

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value6.5 s

2/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value27.3 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value19.4 s

0/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value3,980 ms

1/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.438

21/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value23.1 s

1/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

www.vanguard.edu

216 ms

css

286 ms

style.css

80 ms

styles.css

73 ms

settings.css

74 ms

Our browser made a total of 88 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 80% of them (70 requests) were addressed to the original Vanguard.edu, 5% (4 requests) were made to Fonts.googleapis.com and 2% (2 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1 sec) belongs to the original domain Vanguard.edu.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.1 MB (34%)

Content Size

3.2 MB

After Optimization

2.1 MB

In fact, the total size of Vanguard.edu main page is 3.2 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. 80% 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 1.9 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-86%

Potential reduce by 129.1 kB

  • Original 149.7 kB
  • After minification 146.0 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. 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 129.1 kB or 86% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-6%

Potential reduce by 107.3 kB

  • Original 1.9 MB
  • After minification 1.8 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. Vanguard images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-62%

Potential reduce by 327.7 kB

  • Original 530.2 kB
  • After minification 511.0 kB
  • After compression 202.5 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 327.7 kB or 62% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-83%

Potential reduce by 515.3 kB

  • Original 621.6 kB
  • After minification 537.2 kB
  • After compression 106.3 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. Vanguard.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 515.3 kB or 83% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 52 (63%)

Requests Now

82

After Optimization

30

The browser has sent 82 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Vanguard. 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 28 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

vanguard.edu accessibility score

90

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.

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 IDs are not unique

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

Best Practices

vanguard.edu best practices score

83

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

Missing source maps for large first-party JavaScript

SEO Factors

vanguard.edu SEO score

84

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

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

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    EN

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

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