Report Summary

  • 4

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    20% of other websites

  • 83

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 56% of websites

  • 67

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    24% of websites

  • 92

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    75% of websites

ittdublin.ie

TU Dublin | Ireland's First Technological University

Page Load Speed

4.2 sec in total

First Response

317 ms

Resources Loaded

2.1 sec

Page Rendered

1.8 sec

ittdublin.ie screenshot

About Website

Click here to check amazing Itt Dublin content for Ireland. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about ittdublin.ie

We provide pathways to graduation from apprenticeship to PhD. Our 29,500 students learn in a practice-based environment informed by the latest research and enabled by technological advances.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Ittdublin.ie page load time and found that the first response time was 317 ms and then it took 3.8 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 60% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

ittdublin.ie performance score

4

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.0 s

23/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value32.1 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value12.0 s

4/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value2,350 ms

5/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value1.105

1/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value23.1 s

1/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

ittdublin.ie

317 ms

www.tudublin.ie

521 ms

main.min.css

157 ms

t4extras.css

237 ms

inhouse.css

225 ms

Our browser made a total of 48 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 2% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Ittdublin.ie, 83% (40 requests) were made to Tudublin.ie and 6% (3 requests) were made to Cdn.cookielaw.org. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (826 ms) relates to the external source Tudublin.ie.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 42.9 kB (1%)

Content Size

6.3 MB

After Optimization

6.3 MB

In fact, the total size of Ittdublin.ie main page is 6.3 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. 60% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 6.2 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-80%

Potential reduce by 29.6 kB

  • Original 36.9 kB
  • After minification 29.4 kB
  • After compression 7.4 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 7.5 kB, which is 20% 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 29.6 kB or 80% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-0%

Potential reduce by 4.6 kB

  • Original 6.2 MB
  • After minification 6.2 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. Itt Dublin images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-24%

Potential reduce by 2.9 kB

  • Original 12.0 kB
  • After minification 11.2 kB
  • After compression 9.0 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 2.9 kB or 24% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-12%

Potential reduce by 5.8 kB

  • Original 47.2 kB
  • After minification 47.2 kB
  • After compression 41.4 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. Ittdublin.ie needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 5.8 kB or 12% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 16 (37%)

Requests Now

43

After Optimization

27

The browser has sent 43 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Itt Dublin. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 10 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

ittdublin.ie accessibility score

83

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

[aria-*] attributes do not match their roles

High

[role] values are not valid

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

High

Some elements have a [tabindex] value greater than 0

Best Practices

ittdublin.ie 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

Serves images with low resolution

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

ittdublin.ie SEO score

92

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

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 Ittdublin.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 Ittdublin.ie 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 Itt Dublin. 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: