Report Summary

  • 48

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    66% of other websites

  • 100

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 98% of websites

  • 67

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    34% of websites

  • 92

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    79% of websites

southampton.gov.uk

Southampton City Council

Page Load Speed

706 ms in total

First Response

294 ms

Resources Loaded

307 ms

Page Rendered

105 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Southampton.gov.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 294 ms and then it took 412 ms to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is an excellent result, as only 5% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

southampton.gov.uk performance score

48

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value5.2 s

8/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value11.6 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value7.9 s

22/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value170 ms

92/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.103

89/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value8.4 s

39/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

southampton.gov.uk

294 ms

Our browser made a total of 1 request to load all elements on the main page. We found that all of those requests were addressed to Southampton.gov.uk and no external sources were called. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (294 ms) belongs to the original domain Southampton.gov.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 76 B (25%)

Content Size

309 B

After Optimization

233 B

In fact, the total size of Southampton.gov.uk main page is 309 B. This result falls within the top 5000 of lightweight and thus fast loading web pages. Only a small number of websites need less resources to load. HTML takes 309 B which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-25%

Potential reduce by 76 B

  • Original 309 B
  • After minification 308 B
  • After compression 233 B

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 76 B or 25% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

We found no issues to fix!

Requests Now

0

After Optimization

0

Besides the initial HTML request, no CSS, Javascripts, AJAX or image files were requested in the course of web page rendering.

Accessibility Review

southampton.gov.uk accessibility score

100

Accessibility Issues

Best Practices

southampton.gov.uk best practices score

67

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

Serves images with low resolution

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

southampton.gov.uk SEO score

92

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

    N/A

  • Encoding

    US-ASCII

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Southampton.gov.uk can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. Our system also found out that Southampton.gov.uk main page’s claimed encoding is us-ascii. Changing it to UTF-8 can be a good choice, as this format is commonly used for encoding all over the web and thus their visitors won’t have any troubles with symbol transcription or reading.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Southampton. 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: