Report Summary

  • 13

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    26% of other websites

  • 70

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 36% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 81

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    43% of websites

hostellingscotland.org.uk

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Page Load Speed

4.8 sec in total

First Response

227 ms

Resources Loaded

3.1 sec

Page Rendered

1.5 sec

hostellingscotland.org.uk screenshot

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Key Findings

We analyzed Hostellingscotland.org.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 227 ms and then it took 4.6 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 65% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

hostellingscotland.org.uk performance score

13

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value5.1 s

8/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value6.8 s

7/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value18.2 s

0/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value22,270 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.172

69/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value32.0 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

hostellingscotland.org.uk

227 ms

www.hostellingscotland.org.uk

870 ms

gtm.js

61 ms

styles

849 ms

civic-cookies.js

389 ms

Our browser made a total of 44 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 77% of them (34 requests) were addressed to the original Hostellingscotland.org.uk, 5% (2 requests) were made to Maps.googleapis.com and 2% (1 request) were made to Googletagmanager.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.7 sec) belongs to the original domain Hostellingscotland.org.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 90.6 kB (11%)

Content Size

790.2 kB

After Optimization

699.6 kB

In fact, the total size of Hostellingscotland.org.uk main page is 790.2 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. 55% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 734.2 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-0%

Potential reduce by -8 B

  • Original 0 B

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 web page is already compressed.

Image Optimization

-12%

Potential reduce by 89.6 kB

  • Original 734.2 kB
  • After minification 644.6 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, Hostelling Scotland needs image optimization as it can save up to 89.6 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

-2%

Potential reduce by 984 B

  • Original 56.0 kB
  • After minification 55.6 kB
  • After compression 55.0 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.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 8 (21%)

Requests Now

38

After Optimization

30

The browser has sent 38 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Hostelling Scotland. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 9 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

hostellingscotland.org.uk accessibility score

70

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

Elements with an ARIA [role] that require children to contain a specific [role] are missing some or all of those required children.

High

[role]s are not contained by their required parent element

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.

Internationalization and localization

These are opportunities to improve the interpretation of your content by users in different locales.

Impact

Issue

High

<html> element does not have a [lang] attribute

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

Form elements do not have associated labels

High

Links do not have a discernible name

Tables and lists

These are opportunities to improve the experience of reading tabular or list data using assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

List items (<li>) are not contained within <ul> or <ol> parent elements.

Best Practices

hostellingscotland.org.uk 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

hostellingscotland.org.uk SEO score

81

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

Links do not have descriptive text

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

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    N/A

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Hostellingscotland.org.uk can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. Our system also found out that Hostellingscotland.org.uk 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 Hostelling Scotland. 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: