Report Summary

  • 11

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    24% of other websites

  • 88

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 70% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    57% of websites

  • 89

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    67% of websites

historicenvironment.scot

Historic Environment Scotland | Àrainneachd Eachdraidheil Alba

Page Load Speed

3.7 sec in total

First Response

304 ms

Resources Loaded

3.1 sec

Page Rendered

235 ms

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About Website

Welcome to historicenvironment.scot homepage info - get ready to check Historic Environment best content for United Kingdom right away, or after learning these important things about historicenvironment.scot

Historic Environment Scotland is the lead public body established to investigate, care for and promote Scotland’s historic environment. Browse the website today, or contact us to learn more.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Historicenvironment.scot page load time and found that the first response time was 304 ms and then it took 3.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 55% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

historicenvironment.scot performance score

11

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value5.2 s

8/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value9.0 s

1/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value10.2 s

8/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value4,350 ms

1/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.275

44/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value11.0 s

21/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

historicenvironment.scot

304 ms

www.historicenvironment.scot

936 ms

style.css

155 ms

modernizr.js

235 ms

fonts.css

314 ms

Our browser made a total of 25 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 56% of them (14 requests) were addressed to the original Historicenvironment.scot, 16% (4 requests) were made to Use.typekit.net and 12% (3 requests) were made to . The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (936 ms) belongs to the original domain Historicenvironment.scot.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 161.0 kB (32%)

Content Size

506.5 kB

After Optimization

345.5 kB

In fact, the total size of Historicenvironment.scot main page is 506.5 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. 30% of websites need less resources to load. CSS take 354.1 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-85%

Potential reduce by 49.8 kB

  • Original 58.9 kB
  • After minification 43.8 kB
  • After compression 9.1 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 15.1 kB, which is 26% 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 49.8 kB or 85% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-12%

Potential reduce by 8.0 kB

  • Original 66.1 kB
  • After minification 58.1 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, Historic Environment needs image optimization as it can save up to 8.0 kB or 12% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-3%

Potential reduce by 825 B

  • Original 27.5 kB
  • After minification 27.5 kB
  • After compression 26.6 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

-29%

Potential reduce by 102.3 kB

  • Original 354.1 kB
  • After minification 335.1 kB
  • After compression 251.8 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. Historicenvironment.scot needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 102.3 kB or 29% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 3 (21%)

Requests Now

14

After Optimization

11

The browser has sent 14 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Historic Environment. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

historicenvironment.scot accessibility score

88

Accessibility Issues

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

Buttons do not have an accessible name

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

Best Practices

historicenvironment.scot best practices score

83

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

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

historicenvironment.scot 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

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Historicenvironment.scot 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 Historicenvironment.scot 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 Historic Environment. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: