Report Summary

  • 14

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    33% of other websites

  • 72

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 47% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    65% of websites

  • 85

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    62% of websites

mea.gov.in

Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India

Page Load Speed

14.6 sec in total

First Response

4.3 sec

Resources Loaded

10 sec

Page Rendered

345 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Mea.gov.in page load time and found that the first response time was 4.3 sec and then it took 10.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 85% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

mea.gov.in performance score

14

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value9.2 s

0/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value9.5 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value15.3 s

1/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value2,960 ms

3/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.097

90/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value25.3 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

mea.gov.in

4252 ms

projekktor-style.css

492 ms

5.css

781 ms

7.css

500 ms

15.css

509 ms

Our browser made a total of 150 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 63% of them (95 requests) were addressed to the original Mea.gov.in, 19% (29 requests) were made to Pbs.twimg.com and 5% (7 requests) were made to Platform.twitter.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (4.3 sec) belongs to the original domain Mea.gov.in.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.6 MB (37%)

Content Size

4.2 MB

After Optimization

2.7 MB

In fact, the total size of Mea.gov.in main page is 4.2 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. 80% 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 2.2 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-77%

Potential reduce by 284.9 kB

  • Original 367.9 kB
  • After minification 338.8 kB
  • After compression 83.0 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 284.9 kB or 77% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-6%

Potential reduce by 124.3 kB

  • Original 2.2 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. Mea images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-68%

Potential reduce by 886.9 kB

  • Original 1.3 MB
  • After minification 1.3 MB
  • After compression 411.0 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 886.9 kB or 68% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-81%

Potential reduce by 263.7 kB

  • Original 325.7 kB
  • After minification 286.6 kB
  • After compression 62.0 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. Mea.gov.in needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 263.7 kB or 81% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 59 (40%)

Requests Now

149

After Optimization

90

The browser has sent 149 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Mea. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 20 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 12 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

mea.gov.in accessibility score

72

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.

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

Lists do not contain only <li> elements and script supporting elements (<script> and <template>).

High

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

Best practices

These items highlight common accessibility best practices.

Impact

Issue

High

[user-scalable="no"] is used in the <meta name="viewport"> element or the [maximum-scale] attribute is less than 5.

Best Practices

mea.gov.in best practices score

83

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

SEO Factors

mea.gov.in SEO score

85

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 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 Mea.gov.in 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 Mea.gov.in 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 Mea. 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: