Report Summary

  • 100

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    97% of other websites

  • 70

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 36% of websites

  • 50

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    18% of websites

  • 62

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    22% of websites

usgennet.org

USGenNet. The First and Only Nonprofit Historical-Genealogical Web Hosting Service on the Internet! History, Historical, Family History, Genealogy, Ge...

Page Load Speed

1.3 sec in total

First Response

207 ms

Resources Loaded

907 ms

Page Rendered

155 ms

usgennet.org screenshot

About Website

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USGenNet.Org is the first and only 501(c)(3) nonprofit web hosting service for sites with historical and genealogical content. All sites are freely accessible to the public.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Usgennet.org page load time and found that the first response time was 207 ms and then it took 1.1 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

usgennet.org performance score

100

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value1.3 s

98/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value1.3 s

100/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value1.4 s

100/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value0 ms

100/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value1.3 s

100/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

usgennet.org

207 ms

usgennet.org

286 ms

sampler-new3.css

68 ms

hourglasslogo-med.png

147 ms

new-gem2.gif

145 ms

Our browser made a total of 15 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that all of those requests were addressed to Usgennet.org and no external sources were called. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (286 ms) belongs to the original domain Usgennet.org.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 13.6 kB (17%)

Content Size

77.8 kB

After Optimization

64.2 kB

In fact, the total size of Usgennet.org main page is 77.8 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. Only 10% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 66.5 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-70%

Potential reduce by 7.2 kB

  • Original 10.2 kB
  • After minification 10.1 kB
  • After compression 3.1 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 7.2 kB or 70% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-8%

Potential reduce by 5.6 kB

  • Original 66.5 kB
  • After minification 60.9 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. Us Gen Net images are well optimized though.

CSS Optimization

-79%

Potential reduce by 865 B

  • Original 1.1 kB
  • After minification 868 B
  • After compression 227 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. Usgennet.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 865 B or 79% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

We found no issues to fix!

Requests Now

7

After Optimization

7

The browser has sent 7 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Us Gen Net. According to our analytics all requests are already optimized.

Accessibility Review

usgennet.org accessibility score

70

Accessibility Issues

Internationalization and localization

These are opportunities to improve the interpretation of your content by users in different locales.

Impact

Issue

High

<html> element does not have a [lang] attribute

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

Best Practices

usgennet.org best practices score

50

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

High

Issues were logged in the Issues panel in Chrome Devtools

SEO Factors

usgennet.org SEO score

62

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

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    N/A

  • Encoding

    N/A

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Usgennet.org 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 Usgennet.org main page’s claimed encoding is . 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 Us Gen Net. 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: