Report Summary

  • 46

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    65% of other websites

  • 82

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 53% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    35% of websites

  • 81

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    43% of websites

academic.cuesta.org

Cuesta College Home | Cuesta College | San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles, Arroyo Grande

Page Load Speed

6.5 sec in total

First Response

493 ms

Resources Loaded

3.2 sec

Page Rendered

2.8 sec

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About Website

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Cuesta College offers classes at the main campus in San Luis Obispo, the North County Campus in Paso Robles, and the South County Center in Arroyo Grande.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Academic.cuesta.org page load time and found that the first response time was 493 ms and then it took 6 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 75% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

academic.cuesta.org performance score

46

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.0 s

23/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value8.8 s

1/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value7.3 s

29/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value140 ms

95/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.219

57/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value9.3 s

32/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

academic.cuesta.org

493 ms

www.cuesta.edu

585 ms

style.css

151 ms

font-awesome.min.css

213 ms

html5shiv.min.js

116 ms

Our browser made a total of 91 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 1% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Academic.cuesta.org, 55% (50 requests) were made to Cuesta.edu and 12% (11 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.2 sec) relates to the external source Cuesta.edu.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 258.6 kB (5%)

Content Size

5.1 MB

After Optimization

4.9 MB

In fact, the total size of Academic.cuesta.org main page is 5.1 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. 75% 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 4.9 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-82%

Potential reduce by 64.5 kB

  • Original 78.7 kB
  • After minification 68.2 kB
  • After compression 14.2 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 10.5 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 64.5 kB or 82% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-4%

Potential reduce by 185.9 kB

  • Original 4.9 MB
  • After minification 4.7 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. Academic Cuesta images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 1.1 kB

  • Original 92.4 kB
  • After minification 92.3 kB
  • After compression 91.3 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. This website has mostly compressed JavaScripts.

CSS Optimization

-15%

Potential reduce by 7.1 kB

  • Original 46.6 kB
  • After minification 46.6 kB
  • After compression 39.5 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. Academic.cuesta.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 7.1 kB or 15% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 34 (48%)

Requests Now

71

After Optimization

37

The browser has sent 71 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Academic Cuesta. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 24 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 5 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

academic.cuesta.org accessibility score

82

Accessibility Issues

ARIA

These are opportunities to improve the usage of ARIA in your application which may enhance the experience for users of assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

ARIA input fields do not have accessible names

High

Elements with an ARIA [role] that require children to contain a specific [role] are missing some or all of those required children.

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

Buttons do not have an accessible name

High

Links do not have a discernible name

Best Practices

academic.cuesta.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

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

SEO Factors

academic.cuesta.org SEO score

81

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

Crawling and Indexing

To appear in search results, crawlers need access to your app.

Impact

Issue

High

robots.txt is not valid

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 Academic.cuesta.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 Academic.cuesta.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 Academic Cuesta. 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: