Report Summary

  • 14

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    33% of other websites

  • 86

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 69% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    47% of websites

  • 93

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    88% of websites

fhnw.ch

University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland | FHNW

Page Load Speed

3.7 sec in total

First Response

402 ms

Resources Loaded

3.1 sec

Page Rendered

193 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Fhnw.ch page load time and found that the first response time was 402 ms and then it took 3.3 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 50% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

fhnw.ch performance score

14

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.3 s

17/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value12.3 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value7.9 s

23/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value1,070 ms

24/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.561

12/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value12.3 s

15/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

fhnw.ch

402 ms

www.fhnw.ch

714 ms

css

81 ms

reset-cachekey-158bbdb9c0dcd46267379708a95f47f4.css

197 ms

columns-cachekey-1915fe7dacb553ab5159d64df78075f5.css

296 ms

Our browser made a total of 54 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 67% of them (36 requests) were addressed to the original Fhnw.ch, 19% (10 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 6% (3 requests) were made to Stats.g.doubleclick.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (998 ms) belongs to the original domain Fhnw.ch.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 142.4 kB (25%)

Content Size

565.6 kB

After Optimization

423.2 kB

In fact, the total size of Fhnw.ch main page is 565.6 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. 35% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 441.9 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-77%

Potential reduce by 28.4 kB

  • Original 37.0 kB
  • After minification 33.4 kB
  • After compression 8.6 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 28.4 kB or 77% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-13%

Potential reduce by 56.3 kB

  • Original 441.9 kB
  • After minification 385.6 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. Obviously, FHNW needs image optimization as it can save up to 56.3 kB or 13% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-67%

Potential reduce by 57.7 kB

  • Original 86.5 kB
  • After minification 86.3 kB
  • After compression 28.8 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 57.7 kB or 67% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-27%

Potential reduce by 65 B

  • Original 245 B
  • After minification 223 B
  • After compression 180 B

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. Fhnw.ch needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 65 B or 27% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 29 (63%)

Requests Now

46

After Optimization

17

The browser has sent 46 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of FHNW. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 10 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 7 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

fhnw.ch accessibility score

86

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

High

[aria-hidden="true"] elements contain focusable descendents

High

ARIA input fields do not have accessible names

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

fhnw.ch 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

High

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

fhnw.ch SEO score

93

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

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 Fhnw.ch 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 Fhnw.ch 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 FHNW. 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: