Report Summary

  • 27

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    47% of other websites

  • 82

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 54% of websites

  • 58

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    19% of websites

  • 77

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    36% of websites

exceptionalchildren.org

Council for Exceptional Children | The premier association for special education professionals

Page Load Speed

10.2 sec in total

First Response

102 ms

Resources Loaded

7.7 sec

Page Rendered

2.4 sec

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Key Findings

We analyzed Exceptionalchildren.org page load time and found that the first response time was 102 ms and then it took 10.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 90% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

exceptionalchildren.org performance score

27

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.3 s

40/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value4.9 s

28/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value11.2 s

5/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value30,960 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value43.5 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

exceptionalchildren.org

102 ms

exceptionalchildren.org

423 ms

google_tag.script.js

168 ms

css_WtiTyphcsnDuJzlbG50olfy3FaXNkTfzbM0YAgau3Z0.css

145 ms

atc-base.css

303 ms

Our browser made a total of 90 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 34% of them (31 requests) were addressed to the original Exceptionalchildren.org, 8% (7 requests) were made to D.adroll.com and 2% (2 requests) were made to Storage.googleapis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (3.3 sec) relates to the external source Db.onlinewebfonts.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 726.0 kB (17%)

Content Size

4.3 MB

After Optimization

3.6 MB

In fact, the total size of Exceptionalchildren.org main page is 4.3 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. 85% 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 3.9 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-85%

Potential reduce by 258.0 kB

  • Original 304.2 kB
  • After minification 256.5 kB
  • After compression 46.2 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 47.7 kB, which is 16% 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 258.0 kB or 85% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-11%

Potential reduce by 435.1 kB

  • Original 3.9 MB
  • After minification 3.5 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. Obviously, Exceptional Children needs image optimization as it can save up to 435.1 kB or 11% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-41%

Potential reduce by 32.2 kB

  • Original 78.5 kB
  • After minification 78.4 kB
  • After compression 46.2 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 32.2 kB or 41% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 542 B

  • Original 49.0 kB
  • After minification 49.0 kB
  • After compression 48.4 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. Exceptionalchildren.org has all CSS files already compressed.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 43 (57%)

Requests Now

76

After Optimization

33

The browser has sent 76 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Exceptional Children. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 25 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

exceptionalchildren.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-*] attributes do not match their roles

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

Best Practices

exceptionalchildren.org best practices score

58

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

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Page has valid source maps

High

Issues were logged in the Issues panel in Chrome Devtools

SEO Factors

exceptionalchildren.org SEO score

77

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

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 Exceptionalchildren.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 Exceptionalchildren.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 data is detected on the main page of Exceptional Children. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: