Report Summary

  • 34

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    54% of other websites

  • 75

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 42% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 95

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    91% of websites

siliconglen.scot

Silicon Glen, Scotland - Scottish culture and innovation

Page Load Speed

2.8 sec in total

First Response

289 ms

Resources Loaded

2.2 sec

Page Rendered

261 ms

siliconglen.scot screenshot

About Website

Visit siliconglen.scot now to see the best up-to-date Silicon Glen content and also check out these interesting facts you probably never knew about siliconglen.scot

The first online guide to Scotland. Information on Scotland and Scottish life from traditions and history to modern life including politics, software and innovation.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Siliconglen.scot page load time and found that the first response time was 289 ms and then it took 2.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 45% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

siliconglen.scot performance score

34

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value2.9 s

54/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value3.7 s

58/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value7.5 s

26/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value13,670 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.142

78/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value21.3 s

1/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

siliconglen.scot

289 ms

www.siliconglen.scot

602 ms

styles.css

175 ms

urchin.js

24 ms

widgets.js

102 ms

Our browser made a total of 23 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 30% of them (7 requests) were addressed to the original Siliconglen.scot, 17% (4 requests) were made to Platform.twitter.com and 13% (3 requests) were made to Googleads.g.doubleclick.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (602 ms) belongs to the original domain Siliconglen.scot.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 23.4 kB (23%)

Content Size

100.8 kB

After Optimization

77.4 kB

In fact, the total size of Siliconglen.scot main page is 100.8 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. 20% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 69.5 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-74%

Potential reduce by 21.9 kB

  • Original 29.7 kB
  • After minification 23.5 kB
  • After compression 7.8 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 6.3 kB, which is 21% 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 21.9 kB or 74% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 14 B

  • Original 1.0 kB
  • After minification 1.0 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. Silicon Glen images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-2%

Potential reduce by 1.2 kB

  • Original 69.5 kB
  • After minification 69.5 kB
  • After compression 68.3 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. This website has mostly compressed JavaScripts.

CSS Optimization

-59%

Potential reduce by 357 B

  • Original 606 B
  • After minification 478 B
  • After compression 249 B

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. Siliconglen.scot needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 357 B or 59% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 6 (29%)

Requests Now

21

After Optimization

15

The browser has sent 21 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Silicon Glen. 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 as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

siliconglen.scot accessibility score

75

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

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

Form elements do not have associated labels

High

Links do not have a discernible name

Best Practices

siliconglen.scot 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

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Serves images with low resolution

General

Impact

Issue

High

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

siliconglen.scot SEO score

95

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

High

Tap targets are not sized appropriately

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 Siliconglen.scot 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 Siliconglen.scot 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 Silicon Glen. 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: