Report Summary

  • 41

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    61% of other websites

  • 100

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 97% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    56% of websites

  • 100

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    95% of websites

westpoint.edu

United States Military Academy West Point

Page Load Speed

2.5 sec in total

First Response

637 ms

Resources Loaded

1.6 sec

Page Rendered

285 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Westpoint.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 637 ms and then it took 1.9 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 35% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

westpoint.edu performance score

41

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value7.8 s

0/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value20.0 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value8.5 s

18/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value310 ms

78/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.006

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value18.3 s

3/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

www.westpoint.edu

637 ms

Home.aspx

291 ms

search-7E1AFF02.css

47 ms

wiki-ECF524AA.css

44 ms

corev4-8A0ABD2F.css

122 ms

Our browser made a total of 40 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that all of those requests were addressed to Westpoint.edu and no external sources were called. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (637 ms) belongs to the original domain Westpoint.edu.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 606.3 kB (20%)

Content Size

3.0 MB

After Optimization

2.4 MB

In fact, the total size of Westpoint.edu 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. 40% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 2.4 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-75%

Potential reduce by 56.3 kB

  • Original 75.2 kB
  • After minification 65.7 kB
  • After compression 18.9 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 9.5 kB, which is 13% 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 56.3 kB or 75% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-4%

Potential reduce by 82.6 kB

  • Original 2.4 MB
  • After minification 2.3 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. West Point images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-73%

Potential reduce by 274.7 kB

  • Original 377.1 kB
  • After minification 370.8 kB
  • After compression 102.4 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 274.7 kB or 73% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-85%

Potential reduce by 192.7 kB

  • Original 227.8 kB
  • After minification 191.2 kB
  • After compression 35.1 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. Westpoint.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 192.7 kB or 85% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 10 (27%)

Requests Now

37

After Optimization

27

The browser has sent 37 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of West Point. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 7 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 5 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

westpoint.edu accessibility score

100

Accessibility Issues

Best Practices

westpoint.edu best practices score

83

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

High

Issues were logged in the Issues panel in Chrome Devtools

SEO Factors

westpoint.edu SEO score

100

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

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 Westpoint.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 Westpoint.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 West Point. 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: