Report Summary

  • 33

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    53% of other websites

  • 75

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 42% of websites

  • 67

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    24% of websites

  • 81

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    43% of websites

illinoissolar.org

Illinois Solar Energy Association - Home

Page Load Speed

5.4 sec in total

First Response

1.2 sec

Resources Loaded

3.7 sec

Page Rendered

411 ms

illinoissolar.org screenshot

About Website

Visit illinoissolar.org now to see the best up-to-date Illinois Solar content for United States and also check out these interesting facts you probably never knew about illinoissolar.org

The Illinois Solar Energy Association (ISEA) is a non-profit organization that promotes the widespread application of solar and other forms of renewable energy through education and advocacy. ISEA is ...

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Key Findings

We analyzed Illinoissolar.org page load time and found that the first response time was 1.2 sec and then it took 4.2 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

illinoissolar.org performance score

33

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value8.2 s

0/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value15.7 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value8.2 s

20/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value550 ms

53/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.002

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value17.2 s

4/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

illinoissolar.org

1216 ms

additional.css

106 ms

newgadgets.css

105 ms

print.css

101 ms

shared.css

172 ms

Our browser made a total of 122 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 86% of them (105 requests) were addressed to the original Illinoissolar.org, 4% (5 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 3% (4 requests) were made to F.wildapricot.org. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.6 sec) relates to the external source Feed.mikle.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 2.9 MB (56%)

Content Size

5.2 MB

After Optimization

2.3 MB

In fact, the total size of Illinoissolar.org main page is 5.2 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. 75% of websites need less resources to load and that’s why Accessify’s recommendations for optimization and resource minification can be helpful for this project. Images take 2.6 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-89%

Potential reduce by 156.4 kB

  • Original 176.3 kB
  • After minification 168.2 kB
  • After compression 19.9 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 156.4 kB or 89% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-34%

Potential reduce by 878.6 kB

  • Original 2.6 MB
  • After minification 1.7 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. Obviously, Illinois Solar needs image optimization as it can save up to 878.6 kB or 34% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-73%

Potential reduce by 1.2 MB

  • Original 1.6 MB
  • After minification 1.6 MB
  • After compression 450.0 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. It is highly recommended that all JavaScript files should be compressed and minified as it can save up to 1.2 MB or 73% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-83%

Potential reduce by 701.0 kB

  • Original 846.5 kB
  • After minification 800.6 kB
  • After compression 145.6 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. Illinoissolar.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 701.0 kB or 83% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 32 (27%)

Requests Now

120

After Optimization

88

The browser has sent 120 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Illinois Solar. 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 10 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

illinoissolar.org accessibility score

75

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

<frame> or <iframe> elements do not have a title

High

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

High

Links do not have a discernible name

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

illinoissolar.org best practices score

67

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

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Missing source maps for large first-party JavaScript

SEO Factors

illinoissolar.org SEO score

81

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

Content Best Practices

Format your HTML in a way that enables crawlers to better understand your app’s content.

Impact

Issue

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 Illinoissolar.org 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 Illinoissolar.org 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 Illinois Solar. 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: