Report Summary

  • 52

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    69% of other websites

  • 60

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 36% of websites

  • 50

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    28% of websites

  • 69

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    37% of websites

ascend.edu.sg

English Language Courses | Ascend Education Centre Singapore

Page Load Speed

3.7 sec in total

First Response

997 ms

Resources Loaded

2.5 sec

Page Rendered

189 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Ascend.edu.sg page load time and found that the first response time was 997 ms and then it took 2.7 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 45% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

ascend.edu.sg performance score

52

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value2.9 s

52/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value9.0 s

1/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value9.0 s

14/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value240 ms

85/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value8.0 s

43/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

ascend.edu.sg

997 ms

ascend.css

92 ms

md5.js

246 ms

ascend-english-school.js

232 ms

jcap.js

246 ms

Our browser made a total of 42 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 93% of them (39 requests) were addressed to the original Ascend.edu.sg, 5% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 2% (1 request) were made to Ajax.googleapis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.2 sec) belongs to the original domain Ascend.edu.sg.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 121.2 kB (28%)

Content Size

437.0 kB

After Optimization

315.7 kB

In fact, the total size of Ascend.edu.sg main page is 437.0 kB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 30% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 291.1 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-82%

Potential reduce by 33.7 kB

  • Original 41.2 kB
  • After minification 28.8 kB
  • After compression 7.5 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 12.4 kB, which is 30% 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 33.7 kB or 82% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-8%

Potential reduce by 22.8 kB

  • Original 291.1 kB
  • After minification 268.2 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. Ascend images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-57%

Potential reduce by 48.0 kB

  • Original 84.7 kB
  • After minification 80.9 kB
  • After compression 36.7 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 48.0 kB or 57% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-83%

Potential reduce by 16.6 kB

  • Original 20.0 kB
  • After minification 16.5 kB
  • After compression 3.4 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. Ascend.edu.sg needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 16.6 kB or 83% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 15 (42%)

Requests Now

36

After Optimization

21

The browser has sent 36 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Ascend. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 5 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

ascend.edu.sg accessibility score

60

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

<frame> or <iframe> elements do not have a title

High

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

High

Links do not have a discernible name

Internationalization and localization

These are opportunities to improve the interpretation of your content by users in different locales.

Impact

Issue

High

<html> element does not have a [lang] attribute

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

Lists do not contain only <li> elements and script supporting elements (<script> and <template>).

Best Practices

ascend.edu.sg best practices score

50

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

Displays images with incorrect aspect ratio

High

Serves images with low resolution

General

Impact

Issue

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Issues were logged in the Issues panel in Chrome Devtools

SEO Factors

ascend.edu.sg SEO score

69

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

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    N/A

  • Encoding

    ISO-8859-1

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Ascend.edu.sg can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. Our system also found out that Ascend.edu.sg 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 Ascend. 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: