Report Summary

  • 31

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    52% of other websites

  • 88

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 70% of websites

  • 67

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    24% of websites

  • 89

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    67% of websites

wellesley.edu

Wellesley College

Page Load Speed

719 ms in total

First Response

42 ms

Resources Loaded

451 ms

Page Rendered

226 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Wellesley.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 42 ms and then it took 677 ms to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 10% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

wellesley.edu performance score

31

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value5.5 s

6/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value18.2 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value8.0 s

22/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value700 ms

42/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.011

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value15.6 s

6/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

wellesley.edu

42 ms

www.wellesley.edu

37 ms

css_lQaZfjVpwP_oGNqdtWCSpJT1EMqXdMiU84ekLLxQnc4.css

11 ms

css_YDKxhrDhMxG80SIDZWHn7JB8H9tuhG5P3lO8phTfBQU.css

12 ms

css_8gMF-AK-jJu2R38OjzWfKvLb5PRAt5RlWyblKpeSJ3s.css

17 ms

Our browser made a total of 71 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 80% of them (57 requests) were addressed to the original Wellesley.edu, 4% (3 requests) were made to Netdna.bootstrapcdn.com and 4% (3 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (290 ms) relates to the external source Connect.facebook.net.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 593.7 kB (6%)

Content Size

9.7 MB

After Optimization

9.1 MB

In fact, the total size of Wellesley.edu main page is 9.7 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. 65% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 9.1 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-77%

Potential reduce by 46.7 kB

  • Original 60.5 kB
  • After minification 54.3 kB
  • After compression 13.8 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 46.7 kB or 77% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-2%

Potential reduce by 216.1 kB

  • Original 9.1 MB
  • After minification 8.9 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. Wellesley images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-55%

Potential reduce by 107.4 kB

  • Original 196.9 kB
  • After minification 167.2 kB
  • After compression 89.5 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 107.4 kB or 55% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-83%

Potential reduce by 223.4 kB

  • Original 269.7 kB
  • After minification 265.9 kB
  • After compression 46.3 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. Wellesley.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 223.4 kB or 83% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 16 (25%)

Requests Now

64

After Optimization

48

The browser has sent 64 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Wellesley. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 11 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 7 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

wellesley.edu accessibility score

88

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

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

Tables and lists

These are opportunities to improve the experience of reading tabular or list data using assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

List items (<li>) are not contained within <ul> or <ol> parent elements.

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

Some elements have a [tabindex] value greater than 0

Best Practices

wellesley.edu 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

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

SEO Factors

wellesley.edu SEO score

89

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

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Wellesley.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 Wellesley.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 description is not detected on the main page of Wellesley. 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: