Report Summary

  • 50

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    68% of other websites

  • 90

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 75% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    35% of websites

  • 83

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    46% of websites

childstats.gov

Childstats.gov - Home

Page Load Speed

2.5 sec in total

First Response

402 ms

Resources Loaded

2 sec

Page Rendered

93 ms

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About Website

Welcome to childstats.gov homepage info - get ready to check Childstats best content for United States right away, or after learning these important things about childstats.gov

The official website of the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics. The site provides easy access to the forum's annual monitoring report, America's Children, other Forum's reports, ...

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Key Findings

We analyzed Childstats.gov page load time and found that the first response time was 402 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

childstats.gov performance score

50

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.2 s

20/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value7.1 s

6/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value5.1 s

62/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value150 ms

94/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.27

45/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value6.8 s

55/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

www.childstats.gov

402 ms

csstyles_2019.css

96 ms

figures.css

190 ms

js

62 ms

jquery-3.5.1.min.js

360 ms

Our browser made a total of 48 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 50% of them (24 requests) were addressed to the original Childstats.gov, 38% (18 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com and 6% (3 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (465 ms) belongs to the original domain Childstats.gov.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 16.6 kB (3%)

Content Size

632.4 kB

After Optimization

615.8 kB

In fact, the total size of Childstats.gov main page is 632.4 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. 60% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 549.4 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-78%

Potential reduce by 10.0 kB

  • Original 12.8 kB
  • After minification 10.0 kB
  • After compression 2.8 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 2.8 kB, which is 22% 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 10.0 kB or 78% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 3.5 kB

  • Original 549.4 kB
  • After minification 545.9 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. Childstats images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 751 B

  • Original 59.8 kB
  • After minification 59.8 kB
  • After compression 59.1 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. This website has mostly compressed JavaScripts.

CSS Optimization

-23%

Potential reduce by 2.4 kB

  • Original 10.4 kB
  • After minification 10.4 kB
  • After compression 8.1 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. Childstats.gov needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 2.4 kB or 23% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 11 (38%)

Requests Now

29

After Optimization

18

The browser has sent 29 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Childstats. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 8 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 5 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

childstats.gov accessibility score

90

Accessibility Issues

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

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

Best Practices

childstats.gov 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

General

Impact

Issue

High

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

childstats.gov SEO score

83

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

High

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

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

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    N/A

  • Encoding

    N/A

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Childstats.gov 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 Childstats.gov main page’s claimed encoding is . 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 Childstats. 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: