Report Summary

  • 61

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    76% of other websites

  • 95

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 87% of websites

  • 92

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    81% of websites

  • 100

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    95% of websites

hicks.design

HICKS: Graphic design, branding, illustration & iconography.

Page Load Speed

8.1 sec in total

First Response

243 ms

Resources Loaded

3.2 sec

Page Rendered

4.7 sec

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About Website

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Graphic design, branding, illustration & iconography. You may recognise our identity work on logos for Firefox, Mailchimp and Shopify, as well as emoticons for Skype.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Hicks.design page load time and found that the first response time was 243 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 85% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

hicks.design performance score

61

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.6 s

13/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value7.9 s

3/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value5.3 s

58/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value0 ms

100/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.027

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value4.6 s

81/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

hicks.design

243 ms

hicks.design

559 ms

rdn1gio.css

103 ms

styles.f4d91b47c2c7a033cb297080dd092a3c.css

257 ms

jquery.js

343 ms

Our browser made a total of 33 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 94% of them (31 requests) were addressed to the original Hicks.design, 3% (1 request) were made to Use.typekit.net and 3% (1 request) were made to P.typekit.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.9 sec) belongs to the original domain Hicks.design.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 73.7 kB (5%)

Content Size

1.4 MB

After Optimization

1.4 MB

In fact, the total size of Hicks.design main page is 1.4 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. 25% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.3 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-70%

Potential reduce by 45.3 kB

  • Original 64.8 kB
  • After minification 53.7 kB
  • After compression 19.4 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 11.0 kB, which is 17% 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 45.3 kB or 70% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-2%

Potential reduce by 28.0 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. HICKS images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 246 B

  • Original 31.5 kB
  • After minification 31.5 kB
  • After compression 31.2 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. This website has mostly compressed JavaScripts.

CSS Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 93 B

  • Original 6.4 kB
  • After minification 6.4 kB
  • After compression 6.3 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. Hicks.design has all CSS files already compressed.

Requests Breakdown

We found no issues to fix!

Requests Now

27

After Optimization

27

The browser has sent 27 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of HICKS. According to our analytics all requests are already optimized.

Accessibility Review

hicks.design accessibility score

95

Accessibility Issues

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

Links do not have a discernible name

Best Practices

hicks.design best practices score

92

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

SEO Factors

hicks.design SEO score

100

Search Engine Optimization Advices

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 Hicks.design 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 Hicks.design 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 HICKS. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: