Report Summary

  • 29

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    49% of other websites

  • 86

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 62% of websites

  • 67

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    24% of websites

  • 92

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    75% of websites

webbsdirect.co.uk

Webbs Garden Centres | Garden Plants, Tools, Furniture

Page Load Speed

3.6 sec in total

First Response

765 ms

Resources Loaded

2.4 sec

Page Rendered

434 ms

webbsdirect.co.uk screenshot

About Website

Visit webbsdirect.co.uk now to see the best up-to-date Webbs Direct content for United Kingdom and also check out these interesting facts you probably never knew about webbsdirect.co.uk

Webbs Direct is the online store for Webbs Garden Centres. Find great quality plants, shrubs, bedding, tools, furniture, local speciality foods, homeware and gifts.

Visit webbsdirect.co.uk

Key Findings

We analyzed Webbsdirect.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 765 ms and then it took 2.8 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

webbsdirect.co.uk performance score

29

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.5 s

35/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value10.0 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value5.4 s

55/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value510 ms

57/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value1.7

0/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value10.2 s

25/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

webbsdirect.co.uk

765 ms

main_2013.css

417 ms

jquery-1.9.1.js

662 ms

jquery-ui-1.10.3.custom.js

749 ms

eliteMerchant.js

259 ms

Our browser made a total of 90 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 61% of them (55 requests) were addressed to the original Webbsdirect.co.uk, 8% (7 requests) were made to Pbs.twimg.com and 4% (4 requests) were made to Reviews.co.uk. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (919 ms) belongs to the original domain Webbsdirect.co.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 840.4 kB (28%)

Content Size

3.0 MB

After Optimization

2.1 MB

In fact, the total size of Webbsdirect.co.uk main page is 3.0 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. 60% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 2.1 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-78%

Potential reduce by 30.3 kB

  • Original 39.0 kB
  • After minification 37.7 kB
  • After compression 8.7 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 30.3 kB or 78% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-5%

Potential reduce by 96.0 kB

  • Original 2.1 MB
  • After minification 2.0 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. Webbs Direct images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-82%

Potential reduce by 671.5 kB

  • Original 817.6 kB
  • After minification 535.7 kB
  • After compression 146.1 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. It is highly recommended that all JavaScript files should be compressed and minified as it can save up to 671.5 kB or 82% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 42.7 kB

  • Original 50.6 kB
  • After minification 41.9 kB
  • After compression 8.0 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. Webbsdirect.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 42.7 kB or 84% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 30 (37%)

Requests Now

81

After Optimization

51

The browser has sent 81 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Webbs Direct. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 14 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

webbsdirect.co.uk accessibility score

86

Accessibility Issues

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-*] attributes do not match their roles

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.

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order

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

webbsdirect.co.uk best practices score

67

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

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Displays images with incorrect aspect ratio

High

Serves images with low resolution

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

webbsdirect.co.uk SEO score

92

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

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    EN

  • Encoding

    ISO-8859-1

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Webbsdirect.co.uk 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 Webbsdirect.co.uk main page’s claimed encoding is iso-8859-1. Changing it to UTF-8 can be a good choice, as this format is commonly used for encoding all over the web and thus their visitors won’t have any troubles with symbol transcription or reading.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Webbs Direct. 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: