Report Summary

  • 12

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    25% of other websites

  • 85

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 60% of websites

  • 67

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    24% of websites

  • 89

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    67% of websites

eal.org.uk

EAL – The Specialist Awarding Organisation for Engineering and Manufacturing | EAL Awards

Page Load Speed

8.6 sec in total

First Response

1 sec

Resources Loaded

6.9 sec

Page Rendered

598 ms

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About Website

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EAL is the specialist skills partner and awarding organisation for engineering and manufacturing. We invest in the industries we serve and the people working in them. Years of industry partnerships gr...

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Key Findings

We analyzed Eal.org.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 1 sec and then it took 7.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 80% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

eal.org.uk performance score

12

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.5 s

15/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value11.9 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value24.8 s

0/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value21,120 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.175

69/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value35.4 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

eal.org.uk

1040 ms

index.php

338 ms

dbbc5b55e429927f524e861610c89b12.js

558 ms

9aaad2a3da257a133ee4852d9fd0309f.js

372 ms

tracker.js

122 ms

Our browser made a total of 42 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 52% of them (22 requests) were addressed to the original Eal.org.uk, 12% (5 requests) were made to R1.dotdigital-pages.com and 10% (4 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (3.4 sec) belongs to the original domain Eal.org.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 240.7 kB (6%)

Content Size

4.1 MB

After Optimization

3.9 MB

In fact, the total size of Eal.org.uk main page is 4.1 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. 65% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 3.9 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-79%

Potential reduce by 64.0 kB

  • Original 81.2 kB
  • After minification 81.2 kB
  • After compression 17.2 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. 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 64.0 kB or 79% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-4%

Potential reduce by 175.1 kB

  • Original 3.9 MB
  • After minification 3.7 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. EAL images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 1.5 kB

  • Original 128.1 kB
  • After minification 128.1 kB
  • After compression 126.6 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

-0%

Potential reduce by 0 B

  • Original 8.8 kB
  • After minification 8.8 kB
  • After compression 8.8 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. Eal.org.uk has all CSS files already compressed.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 12 (32%)

Requests Now

38

After Optimization

26

The browser has sent 38 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of EAL. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 13 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

eal.org.uk accessibility score

85

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

Links do not have a discernible name

Best Practices

eal.org.uk best practices score

67

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

Displays images with incorrect aspect ratio

High

Serves images with low resolution

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Missing source maps for large first-party JavaScript

SEO Factors

eal.org.uk SEO score

89

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

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 Eal.org.uk 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 Eal.org.uk 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 EAL. 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: