Report Summary

  • 26

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    46% of other websites

  • 59

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 35% of websites

  • 58

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    29% of websites

  • 69

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    37% of websites

usscouts.org

U.S. Scouting Service Project

Page Load Speed

3.6 sec in total

First Response

1.1 sec

Resources Loaded

2.2 sec

Page Rendered

387 ms

usscouts.org screenshot

About Website

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U.S. Scouting Service Project - Volunteer Scouting Website for Volunteers with program information about Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturing, Scout Camps and more for Scouts and Scouters.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Usscouts.org page load time and found that the first response time was 1.1 sec and then it took 2.6 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 40% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

usscouts.org performance score

26

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value1.6 s

93/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value8.4 s

2/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value11.1 s

6/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value13,340 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.001

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value20.6 s

2/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

usscouts.org

1061 ms

general.css

195 ms

HM2.js

133 ms

HM_Loader2.js

154 ms

show_ads.js

8 ms

Our browser made a total of 84 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 87% of them (73 requests) were addressed to the original Usscouts.org, 5% (4 requests) were made to Pagead2.googlesyndication.com and 2% (2 requests) were made to Google.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.1 sec) belongs to the original domain Usscouts.org.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 220.9 kB (27%)

Content Size

824.9 kB

After Optimization

604.0 kB

In fact, the total size of Usscouts.org main page is 824.9 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. Images take 605.0 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-82%

Potential reduce by 55.1 kB

  • Original 67.6 kB
  • After minification 63.7 kB
  • After compression 12.5 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 55.1 kB or 82% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-10%

Potential reduce by 60.3 kB

  • Original 605.0 kB
  • After minification 544.7 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. Usscouts images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-69%

Potential reduce by 100.6 kB

  • Original 146.3 kB
  • After minification 137.0 kB
  • After compression 45.7 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 100.6 kB or 69% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-82%

Potential reduce by 4.9 kB

  • Original 6.0 kB
  • After minification 4.5 kB
  • After compression 1.1 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. Usscouts.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 4.9 kB or 82% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 20 (25%)

Requests Now

80

After Optimization

60

The browser has sent 80 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Usscouts. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 9 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

usscouts.org accessibility score

59

Accessibility Issues

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

[accesskey] values are not unique

High

Some elements have a [tabindex] value greater than 0

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

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

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

High

Form elements do not have associated labels

High

Links do not have a discernible name

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

Best Practices

usscouts.org best practices score

58

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

Browser errors were logged to the console

SEO Factors

usscouts.org SEO score

69

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

    ISO-8859-1

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Usscouts.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 Usscouts.org main page’s claimed encoding is iso-8859-1. 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 Usscouts. 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: