Report Summary

  • 22

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    41% of other websites

  • 72

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 38% of websites

  • 67

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    24% of websites

  • 92

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    75% of websites

forum.pt

Forum Estudante

Page Load Speed

12.1 sec in total

First Response

3.5 sec

Resources Loaded

8.2 sec

Page Rendered

419 ms

forum.pt screenshot

About Website

Click here to check amazing Forum content for Portugal. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about forum.pt

A FORUM ESTUDANTE nasceu em 1991 como uma revista de Cursos, Escolas e Profissões e é a segunda revista para estudantes mais antiga da Europa

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Key Findings

We analyzed Forum.pt page load time and found that the first response time was 3.5 sec and then it took 8.7 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 85% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

forum.pt performance score

22

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.5 s

15/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value14.0 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value11.5 s

5/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value1,110 ms

23/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.138

79/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value12.5 s

14/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

forum.pt

3466 ms

k2.css

395 ms

mod_ijoomlazone.css

266 ms

mod_pixsearch.css

276 ms

mootools-core.js

648 ms

Our browser made a total of 110 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 91% of them (100 requests) were addressed to the original Forum.pt, 3% (3 requests) were made to Gapt.hit.gemius.pl and 2% (2 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (3.5 sec) belongs to the original domain Forum.pt.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 810.4 kB (25%)

Content Size

3.3 MB

After Optimization

2.5 MB

In fact, the total size of Forum.pt main page is 3.3 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. 60% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 2.3 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-87%

Potential reduce by 79.0 kB

  • Original 91.0 kB
  • After minification 74.6 kB
  • After compression 12.0 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 16.4 kB, which is 18% 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 79.0 kB or 87% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-5%

Potential reduce by 108.1 kB

  • Original 2.3 MB
  • After minification 2.2 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. Forum images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-67%

Potential reduce by 442.5 kB

  • Original 664.2 kB
  • After minification 639.4 kB
  • After compression 221.8 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 442.5 kB or 67% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 180.8 kB

  • Original 214.9 kB
  • After minification 154.4 kB
  • After compression 34.1 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. Forum.pt needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 180.8 kB or 84% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 75 (70%)

Requests Now

107

After Optimization

32

The browser has sent 107 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Forum. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 30 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 23 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

forum.pt accessibility score

72

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.

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

[id] attributes on active, focusable elements are not unique

High

Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order

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

forum.pt 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

SEO Factors

forum.pt SEO score

92

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

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

High

Tap targets are not sized appropriately

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    PT

  • Language Claimed

    PT

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Forum.pt can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that Portuguese is used on the page, and it matches the claimed language. Our system also found out that Forum.pt 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 Forum. 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: