Report Summary

  • 64

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    78% of other websites

  • 65

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 30% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 54

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    19% of websites

appic.org

APPIC - Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers

Page Load Speed

1.2 sec in total

First Response

270 ms

Resources Loaded

757 ms

Page Rendered

186 ms

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Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers, Postdoc Interns, Psychology Internships, Psych Internship Matching - APPIC

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Key Findings

We analyzed Appic.org page load time and found that the first response time was 270 ms and then it took 943 ms to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 15% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

appic.org performance score

64

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.5 s

34/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value4.4 s

39/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value4.1 s

79/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value370 ms

70/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.011

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value5.7 s

68/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

appic.org

270 ms

default.css

167 ms

SearchSkinObjectPreview.css

73 ms

PfMegaBaseStyles.css

69 ms

theme.css

77 ms

Our browser made a total of 50 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 96% of them (48 requests) were addressed to the original Appic.org, 4% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (287 ms) belongs to the original domain Appic.org.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.1 MB (58%)

Content Size

1.9 MB

After Optimization

789.6 kB

In fact, the total size of Appic.org main page is 1.9 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. 50% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 877.2 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-85%

Potential reduce by 56.9 kB

  • Original 67.1 kB
  • After minification 60.0 kB
  • After compression 10.3 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 7.1 kB, which is 11% 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 56.9 kB or 85% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-32%

Potential reduce by 276.4 kB

  • Original 877.2 kB
  • After minification 600.7 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. Obviously, APPIC needs image optimization as it can save up to 276.4 kB or 32% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-78%

Potential reduce by 454.6 kB

  • Original 582.9 kB
  • After minification 414.8 kB
  • After compression 128.3 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 454.6 kB or 78% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-85%

Potential reduce by 289.5 kB

  • Original 339.8 kB
  • After minification 266.0 kB
  • After compression 50.3 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. Appic.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 289.5 kB or 85% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 28 (57%)

Requests Now

49

After Optimization

21

The browser has sent 49 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of APPIC. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 12 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 18 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

appic.org accessibility score

65

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

High

Form elements do not have associated labels

High

Links do not have a discernible name

Best Practices

appic.org best practices score

75

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

SEO Factors

appic.org SEO score

54

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

High

robots.txt is not valid

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

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 Appic.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 Appic.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 APPIC. 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: