Report Summary

  • 57

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    74% of other websites

  • 95

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 87% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 74

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    32% of websites

ifco.ie

Home Page - Irish Film Classification Office

Page Load Speed

24.7 sec in total

First Response

7.4 sec

Resources Loaded

11.3 sec

Page Rendered

6 sec

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Key Findings

We analyzed Ifco.ie page load time and found that the first response time was 7.4 sec and then it took 17.3 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 90% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

ifco.ie performance score

57

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value2.8 s

57/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value6.3 s

11/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value7.0 s

33/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value200 ms

90/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.115

86/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value6.8 s

55/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

home

7391 ms

graphic.css

452 ms

gatag.js

296 ms

counter.js

255 ms

ga.js

110 ms

Our browser made a total of 29 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 86% of them (25 requests) were addressed to the original Ifco.ie, 7% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 3% (1 request) were made to Statcounter.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (7.4 sec) belongs to the original domain Ifco.ie.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 91.6 kB (4%)

Content Size

2.2 MB

After Optimization

2.1 MB

In fact, the total size of Ifco.ie main page is 2.2 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. 55% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 2.1 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-78%

Potential reduce by 11.3 kB

  • Original 14.5 kB
  • After minification 13.2 kB
  • After compression 3.2 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. HTML code on this page is well minified. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 11.3 kB or 78% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-2%

Potential reduce by 49.6 kB

  • Original 2.1 MB
  • After minification 2.1 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. Ifco images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-50%

Potential reduce by 30.7 kB

  • Original 61.4 kB
  • After minification 61.4 kB
  • After compression 30.7 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 30.7 kB or 50% of the original size.

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 Ifco. According to our analytics all requests are already optimized.

Accessibility Review

ifco.ie accessibility score

95

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.

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

ifco.ie 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

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Displays images with incorrect aspect ratio

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

SEO Factors

ifco.ie SEO score

74

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

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 doesn't use legible font sizes

High

Tap targets are not sized appropriately

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    EN

  • Encoding

    US-ASCII

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Ifco.ie 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 Ifco.ie main page’s claimed encoding is us-ascii. 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 Ifco. 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: