Report Summary

  • 25

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    45% of other websites

  • 97

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 92% of websites

  • 92

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    81% of websites

  • 91

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    71% of websites

wfae.org

WFAE - Charlotte's NPR News Source | WFAE 90.7 - Charlotte's NPR News Source

Page Load Speed

2.2 sec in total

First Response

65 ms

Resources Loaded

1.4 sec

Page Rendered

732 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Wfae.org page load time and found that the first response time was 65 ms and then it took 2.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 40% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

wfae.org performance score

25

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value5.5 s

6/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value5.8 s

15/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value10.6 s

7/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value1,420 ms

15/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.016

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value15.7 s

6/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

wfae.org

65 ms

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20 ms

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27 ms

css_uY1_bHNTrAu2UuUwumZ6AuPc2Egu5fV5FiJ2-fv7ySk.css

38 ms

css

25 ms

Our browser made a total of 67 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 13% of them (9 requests) were addressed to the original Wfae.org, 45% (30 requests) were made to Mediad.publicbroadcasting.net and 9% (6 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1 sec) relates to the external source Mediad.publicbroadcasting.net.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 759.3 kB (41%)

Content Size

1.8 MB

After Optimization

1.1 MB

In fact, the total size of Wfae.org main page is 1.8 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 881.4 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-79%

Potential reduce by 72.0 kB

  • Original 90.9 kB
  • After minification 85.7 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. 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 72.0 kB or 79% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-6%

Potential reduce by 55.9 kB

  • Original 881.4 kB
  • After minification 825.4 kB

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. WFAE images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-65%

Potential reduce by 383.6 kB

  • Original 589.3 kB
  • After minification 501.5 kB
  • After compression 205.7 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 383.6 kB or 65% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-86%

Potential reduce by 247.7 kB

  • Original 287.1 kB
  • After minification 282.5 kB
  • After compression 39.4 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. Wfae.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 247.7 kB or 86% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 28 (47%)

Requests Now

60

After Optimization

32

The browser has sent 60 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of WFAE. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 18 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

wfae.org accessibility score

97

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.

Best Practices

wfae.org best practices score

92

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

Missing source maps for large first-party JavaScript

SEO Factors

wfae.org SEO score

91

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

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 Wfae.org 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 Wfae.org 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 WFAE. 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: