Report Summary

  • 11

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    24% of other websites

  • 88

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 70% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 85

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    56% of websites

foodsystemsjournal.org

Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development

Page Load Speed

8.2 sec in total

First Response

319 ms

Resources Loaded

5.4 sec

Page Rendered

2.4 sec

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JAFSCD: Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development. Publication of the Thomas A. Lyson Center for Civic Agriculture and Food Systems

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Key Findings

We analyzed Foodsystemsjournal.org page load time and found that the first response time was 319 ms and then it took 7.9 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

foodsystemsjournal.org performance score

11

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.5 s

34/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value11.6 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value6.5 s

39/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value3,990 ms

1/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.529

14/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value14.1 s

10/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

fsj

319 ms

css

81 ms

validation-captcha.js

291 ms

formGlobalStyles.css

286 ms

css

129 ms

Our browser made a total of 46 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 65% of them (30 requests) were addressed to the original Foodsystemsjournal.org, 11% (5 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com and 4% (2 requests) were made to Fonts.googleapis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (3.9 sec) belongs to the original domain Foodsystemsjournal.org.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 557.2 kB (28%)

Content Size

2.0 MB

After Optimization

1.4 MB

In fact, the total size of Foodsystemsjournal.org main page is 2.0 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. 45% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.3 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-81%

Potential reduce by 27.4 kB

  • Original 33.8 kB
  • After minification 29.8 kB
  • After compression 6.5 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 4.1 kB, which is 12% 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 27.4 kB or 81% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-3%

Potential reduce by 46.6 kB

  • Original 1.3 MB
  • After minification 1.3 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. Food Systems Journal images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-82%

Potential reduce by 480.6 kB

  • Original 589.6 kB
  • After minification 382.0 kB
  • After compression 108.9 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 480.6 kB or 82% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-54%

Potential reduce by 2.6 kB

  • Original 4.8 kB
  • After minification 3.7 kB
  • After compression 2.2 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. Foodsystemsjournal.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 2.6 kB or 54% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 16 (41%)

Requests Now

39

After Optimization

23

The browser has sent 39 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Food Systems Journal. 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 8 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

foodsystemsjournal.org accessibility score

88

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

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

High

Links do not have a discernible name

Best Practices

foodsystemsjournal.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

High

Missing source maps for large first-party JavaScript

SEO Factors

foodsystemsjournal.org SEO score

85

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

Content Best Practices

Format your HTML in a way that enables crawlers to better understand your app’s content.

Impact

Issue

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

    EN

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Foodsystemsjournal.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 Foodsystemsjournal.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 Food Systems Journal. 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: