Report Summary

  • 15

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    27% of other websites

  • 74

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 41% of websites

  • 67

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    24% of websites

  • 84

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    53% of websites

thesharpproject.co.uk

The Sharp Project - production space and offices for hire in Manchester

Page Load Speed

5.5 sec in total

First Response

275 ms

Resources Loaded

4.6 sec

Page Rendered

607 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Thesharpproject.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 275 ms and then it took 5.2 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 70% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

thesharpproject.co.uk performance score

15

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value9.1 s

0/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value22.9 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value20.2 s

0/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value7,920 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.002

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value24.9 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

thesharpproject.co.uk

275 ms

thesharpproject.co.uk

1055 ms

www.thesharpproject.co.uk

1311 ms

modernizr-2.6.2.min.js

195 ms

jquery.min.js

99 ms

Our browser made a total of 145 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 74% of them (108 requests) were addressed to the original Thesharpproject.co.uk, 17% (24 requests) were made to Maps.googleapis.com and 3% (5 requests) were made to Use.typekit.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.3 sec) belongs to the original domain Thesharpproject.co.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 254.5 kB (15%)

Content Size

1.7 MB

After Optimization

1.5 MB

In fact, the total size of Thesharpproject.co.uk main page is 1.7 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. 75% of websites need less resources to load and that’s why Accessify’s recommendations for optimization and resource minification can be helpful for this project. Images take 1.5 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-82%

Potential reduce by 63.4 kB

  • Original 77.4 kB
  • After minification 72.9 kB
  • After compression 14.0 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 63.4 kB or 82% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-13%

Potential reduce by 190.0 kB

  • Original 1.5 MB
  • After minification 1.3 MB

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, The Sharp Project needs image optimization as it can save up to 190.0 kB or 13% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 1.2 kB

  • Original 161.4 kB
  • After minification 161.4 kB
  • After compression 160.2 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. This website has mostly compressed JavaScripts.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 43 (31%)

Requests Now

137

After Optimization

94

The browser has sent 137 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of The Sharp Project. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 31 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 14 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

thesharpproject.co.uk accessibility score

74

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

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

High

Form elements do not have associated labels

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

thesharpproject.co.uk best practices score

67

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

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

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

thesharpproject.co.uk SEO score

84

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Content Best Practices

Format your HTML in a way that enables crawlers to better understand your app’s content.

Impact

Issue

High

Links do not have descriptive text

High

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

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 Thesharpproject.co.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 Thesharpproject.co.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 data is detected on the main page of The Sharp Project. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: