Report Summary

  • 79

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    86% of other websites

  • 78

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 46% of websites

  • 50

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    18% of websites

  • 89

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    67% of websites

globaled.us

Center for Global Education: Resources for International Education - Home

Page Load Speed

1.6 sec in total

First Response

231 ms

Resources Loaded

1.2 sec

Page Rendered

148 ms

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About Website

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The Center for Global Education is a resource for educators, students, and parents providing information on study abroad, and international education with an emphasis on cross-cultural awareness, heal...

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Key Findings

We analyzed Globaled.us page load time and found that the first response time was 231 ms and then it took 1.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 25% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

globaled.us performance score

79

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value2.6 s

64/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value4.1 s

48/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value3.7 s

85/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value70 ms

99/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.04

99/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value5.0 s

77/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

globaled.us

231 ms

globaledStyle-sub.css

206 ms

nivo-slider.css

136 ms

ui.menu-alpha.css

145 ms

analytics.js

149 ms

Our browser made a total of 42 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 79% of them (33 requests) were addressed to the original Globaled.us, 14% (6 requests) were made to Google.com and 5% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (529 ms) belongs to the original domain Globaled.us.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 219.0 kB (27%)

Content Size

801.9 kB

After Optimization

582.9 kB

In fact, the total size of Globaled.us main page is 801.9 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 607.5 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-80%

Potential reduce by 24.8 kB

  • Original 31.0 kB
  • After minification 23.5 kB
  • After compression 6.2 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 7.5 kB, which is 24% 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 24.8 kB or 80% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-14%

Potential reduce by 87.0 kB

  • Original 607.5 kB
  • After minification 520.5 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, Global Ed needs image optimization as it can save up to 87.0 kB or 14% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-62%

Potential reduce by 87.0 kB

  • Original 139.9 kB
  • After minification 130.4 kB
  • After compression 52.8 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 87.0 kB or 62% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-86%

Potential reduce by 20.2 kB

  • Original 23.5 kB
  • After minification 15.4 kB
  • After compression 3.3 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. Globaled.us needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 20.2 kB or 86% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 18 (45%)

Requests Now

40

After Optimization

22

The browser has sent 40 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Global Ed. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 11 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

globaled.us accessibility score

78

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.

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

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

Form elements do not have associated labels

Best Practices

globaled.us best practices score

50

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

Browser errors were logged to the console

SEO Factors

globaled.us 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

    ISO-8859-1

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Globaled.us 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 Globaled.us main page’s claimed encoding is iso-8859-1. Changing it to UTF-8 can be a good choice, as this format is commonly used for encoding all over the web and thus their visitors won’t have any troubles with symbol transcription or reading.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Global Ed. 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: