Report Summary

  • 87

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    90% of other websites

  • 87

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 67% of websites

  • 92

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    82% of websites

  • 88

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    66% of websites

sirf-online.org

The Foundation for Financial Journalism | Investigative reporting for accountability and the truth

Page Load Speed

1.4 sec in total

First Response

260 ms

Resources Loaded

665 ms

Page Rendered

507 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Sirf-online.org page load time and found that the first response time was 260 ms and then it took 1.2 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

sirf-online.org performance score

87

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value2.6 s

64/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value2.8 s

83/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value2.6 s

97/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value160 ms

94/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.084

93/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value4.8 s

79/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

sirf-online.org

260 ms

wp-emoji-release.min.js

170 ms

slides.css

8 ms

slick.css

10 ms

style.min.css

12 ms

Our browser made a total of 26 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 12% of them (3 requests) were addressed to the original Sirf-online.org, 62% (16 requests) were made to Sirfonline.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com and 15% (4 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (330 ms) relates to the external source Apis.google.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 225.1 kB (61%)

Content Size

368.9 kB

After Optimization

143.8 kB

In fact, the total size of Sirf-online.org main page is 368.9 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. 45% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 198.0 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-74%

Potential reduce by 34.4 kB

  • Original 46.6 kB
  • After minification 44.0 kB
  • After compression 12.2 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 34.4 kB or 74% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-0%

Potential reduce by 0 B

  • Original 36.6 kB
  • After minification 36.6 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. Sirf Online images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-61%

Potential reduce by 120.9 kB

  • Original 198.0 kB
  • After minification 196.7 kB
  • After compression 77.0 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 120.9 kB or 61% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-80%

Potential reduce by 69.8 kB

  • Original 87.7 kB
  • After minification 86.2 kB
  • After compression 17.9 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. Sirf-online.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 69.8 kB or 80% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 15 (63%)

Requests Now

24

After Optimization

9

The browser has sent 24 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Sirf Online. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 13 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

sirf-online.org accessibility score

87

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.

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order

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

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

sirf-online.org best practices score

92

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

sirf-online.org SEO score

88

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

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 Sirf-online.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 Sirf-online.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 Sirf Online. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: