Report Summary

  • 54

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    71% of other websites

  • 100

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 97% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    35% of websites

  • 100

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    95% of websites

sepa.org.uk

Home | Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA)

Page Load Speed

1.2 sec in total

First Response

234 ms

Resources Loaded

868 ms

Page Rendered

135 ms

sepa.org.uk screenshot

About Website

Visit sepa.org.uk now to see the best up-to-date SEPA content for United Kingdom and also check out these interesting facts you probably never knew about sepa.org.uk

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) are Scotland’s principal environmental regulator, protecting and improving Scotland’s environment.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Sepa.org.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 234 ms and then it took 1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 20% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

sepa.org.uk performance score

54

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value5.6 s

6/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value6.5 s

8/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value5.6 s

53/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value110 ms

98/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.165

71/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value6.0 s

65/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

sepa.org.uk

234 ms

www.sepa.org.uk

307 ms

js

65 ms

ga4.js

163 ms

bootstrap.min.css

39 ms

Our browser made a total of 19 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 63% of them (12 requests) were addressed to the original Sepa.org.uk, 16% (3 requests) were made to Cdnjs.cloudflare.com and 11% (2 requests) were made to Fonts.googleapis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (307 ms) belongs to the original domain Sepa.org.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 47.9 kB (77%)

Content Size

61.9 kB

After Optimization

13.9 kB

In fact, the total size of Sepa.org.uk main page is 61.9 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. Only 10% of websites need less resources to load. CSS take 28.5 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-82%

Potential reduce by 19.2 kB

  • Original 23.5 kB
  • After minification 19.2 kB
  • After compression 4.3 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 4.3 kB, which is 18% 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 19.2 kB or 82% of the original size.

JavaScript Optimization

-45%

Potential reduce by 4.4 kB

  • Original 9.9 kB
  • After minification 7.5 kB
  • After compression 5.4 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 4.4 kB or 45% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-85%

Potential reduce by 24.3 kB

  • Original 28.5 kB
  • After minification 20.4 kB
  • After compression 4.2 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. Sepa.org.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 24.3 kB or 85% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 10 (59%)

Requests Now

17

After Optimization

7

The browser has sent 17 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of SEPA. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 8 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

sepa.org.uk accessibility score

100

Accessibility Issues

Best Practices

sepa.org.uk best practices score

75

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

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Page has valid source maps

High

Issues were logged in the Issues panel in Chrome Devtools

SEO Factors

sepa.org.uk SEO score

100

Search Engine Optimization Advices

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 Sepa.org.uk 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 Sepa.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 SEPA. 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: