Report Summary

  • 40

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    60% of other websites

  • 96

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 89% of websites

  • 42

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    18% of websites

  • 79

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    40% of websites

shadowfed.org

ShadowFed | Official Site of the Shadow Open Market Committee

Page Load Speed

1.5 sec in total

First Response

31 ms

Resources Loaded

1.3 sec

Page Rendered

180 ms

shadowfed.org screenshot

About Website

Welcome to shadowfed.org homepage info - get ready to check Shadow Fed best content right away, or after learning these important things about shadowfed.org

The Shadow Open Market Committee, under the auspices of the Manhattan Institute, is an independent group of economists that provides external perspectives on policy choices by the Federal Reserve and ...

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Key Findings

We analyzed Shadowfed.org page load time and found that the first response time was 31 ms and then it took 1.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 25% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

shadowfed.org performance score

40

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.4 s

37/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value8.1 s

2/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value4.6 s

70/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value960 ms

29/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value7.1 s

51/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

shadowfed.org

31 ms

www.shadowfed.org

646 ms

style.css

29 ms

style.min.css

93 ms

fw-vimeo-videowall.css

90 ms

Our browser made a total of 26 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 85% of them (22 requests) were addressed to the original Shadowfed.org, 12% (3 requests) were made to Ssl.google-analytics.com and 4% (1 request) were made to Economics21.us1.list-manage.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (646 ms) belongs to the original domain Shadowfed.org.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 894.5 kB (50%)

Content Size

1.8 MB

After Optimization

888.3 kB

In fact, the total size of Shadowfed.org main page is 1.8 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 1.4 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-76%

Potential reduce by 19.9 kB

  • Original 26.1 kB
  • After minification 25.1 kB
  • After compression 6.2 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 19.9 kB or 76% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-44%

Potential reduce by 602.3 kB

  • Original 1.4 MB
  • After minification 772.3 kB

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, Shadow Fed needs image optimization as it can save up to 602.3 kB or 44% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-67%

Potential reduce by 191.1 kB

  • Original 286.2 kB
  • After minification 283.4 kB
  • After compression 95.2 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 191.1 kB or 67% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-85%

Potential reduce by 81.2 kB

  • Original 95.8 kB
  • After minification 93.8 kB
  • After compression 14.6 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. Shadowfed.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 81.2 kB or 85% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 9 (39%)

Requests Now

23

After Optimization

14

The browser has sent 23 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Shadow Fed. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 7 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

shadowfed.org accessibility score

96

Accessibility Issues

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

shadowfed.org best practices score

42

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

High

Serves images with low resolution

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Issues were logged in the Issues panel in Chrome Devtools

SEO Factors

shadowfed.org SEO score

79

Search Engine Optimization Advices

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 Shadowfed.org 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 Shadowfed.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 data is detected on the main page of Shadow Fed. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: