Report Summary

  • 46

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    66% of other websites

  • 81

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 52% of websites

  • 58

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    19% of websites

  • 85

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    56% of websites

vibrantvictoria.ca

VibrantVictoria | Victoria, BC's discussion forum platform since 2006 | High-level Discussions Are Underway

Page Load Speed

4.2 sec in total

First Response

96 ms

Resources Loaded

3.4 sec

Page Rendered

720 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Vibrantvictoria.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 96 ms and then it took 4.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 60% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

vibrantvictoria.ca performance score

46

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value1.8 s

89/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value3.7 s

59/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value7.2 s

30/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value1,750 ms

10/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.074

95/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value12.1 s

16/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

vibrantvictoria.ca

96 ms

forum

18 ms

forum

76 ms

167 ms

jquery.js

34 ms

Our browser made a total of 106 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 67% of them (71 requests) were addressed to the original Vibrantvictoria.ca, 13% (14 requests) were made to Tpc.googlesyndication.com and 4% (4 requests) were made to Securepubads.g.doubleclick.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.8 sec) belongs to the original domain Vibrantvictoria.ca.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 531.2 kB (24%)

Content Size

2.2 MB

After Optimization

1.7 MB

In fact, the total size of Vibrantvictoria.ca main page is 2.2 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. 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 1.8 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-81%

Potential reduce by 162.2 kB

  • Original 199.2 kB
  • After minification 181.9 kB
  • After compression 37.0 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 162.2 kB or 81% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-17%

Potential reduce by 312.4 kB

  • Original 1.8 MB
  • After minification 1.5 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, Vibrant Victoria needs image optimization as it can save up to 312.4 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

-27%

Potential reduce by 56.5 kB

  • Original 208.0 kB
  • After minification 207.9 kB
  • After compression 151.6 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 56.5 kB or 27% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-10%

Potential reduce by 78 B

  • Original 820 B
  • After minification 820 B
  • After compression 742 B

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. Vibrantvictoria.ca has all CSS files already compressed.

Requests Breakdown

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

Requests Now

101

After Optimization

70

The browser has sent 101 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Vibrant Victoria. 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 as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

vibrantvictoria.ca accessibility score

81

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

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

vibrantvictoria.ca best practices score

58

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

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Page has valid source maps

High

Issues were logged in the Issues panel in Chrome Devtools

SEO Factors

vibrantvictoria.ca 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

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 doesn't use legible font sizes

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 Vibrantvictoria.ca 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 Vibrantvictoria.ca 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 Vibrant Victoria. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: