Report Summary

  • 26

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    46% of other websites

  • 95

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 86% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    35% of websites

  • 99

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    93% of websites

bcala.org

Black Caucus American Library Association

Page Load Speed

2.1 sec in total

First Response

177 ms

Resources Loaded

1.5 sec

Page Rendered

441 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Bcala.org page load time and found that the first response time was 177 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

bcala.org performance score

26

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.8 s

11/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value15.5 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value5.7 s

51/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value510 ms

57/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.624

10/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value11.9 s

16/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

bcala.org

177 ms

css

76 ms

css

90 ms

cache.skin.css

31 ms

settings.css

32 ms

Our browser made a total of 80 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 86% of them (69 requests) were addressed to the original Bcala.org, 6% (5 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com and 5% (4 requests) were made to Fonts.googleapis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (715 ms) belongs to the original domain Bcala.org.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 2.2 MB (49%)

Content Size

4.5 MB

After Optimization

2.3 MB

In fact, the total size of Bcala.org main page is 4.5 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. 80% of websites need less resources to load and that’s why Accessify’s recommendations for optimization and resource minification can be helpful for this project. Images take 1.9 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-82%

Potential reduce by 54.9 kB

  • Original 67.0 kB
  • After minification 65.0 kB
  • After compression 12.1 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 54.9 kB or 82% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-2%

Potential reduce by 31.8 kB

  • Original 1.9 MB
  • After minification 1.9 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. Bcala images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-74%

Potential reduce by 611.6 kB

  • Original 824.7 kB
  • After minification 783.9 kB
  • After compression 213.1 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 611.6 kB or 74% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-90%

Potential reduce by 1.5 MB

  • Original 1.7 MB
  • After minification 1.6 MB
  • After compression 165.4 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. Bcala.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 1.5 MB or 90% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 50 (68%)

Requests Now

73

After Optimization

23

The browser has sent 73 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Bcala. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 28 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 24 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

bcala.org accessibility score

95

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

Links do not have a discernible name

Best Practices

bcala.org best practices score

75

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

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Serves images with low resolution

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

SEO Factors

bcala.org SEO score

99

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

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 Bcala.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 Bcala.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 Bcala. 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: