The site score report employs one of Google’s own algorithms to quantify the quality of a webpage. The page is scored in 4 different categories; Performance (loading speed, file size), Accessibility (usability for users with disabilities), Best Practice (document structure, etc.) and SEO (visibility for search engines).
How does it work? #
Fyr will test the data of your 10 most important pages daily. Which pages are tested may vary from day to day.
“Top 10” is based on Fyr’s algorithm for page score which takes into account various metrics – e.g. URL structure, internal link count, “Users” from your analytics, clicks and impressions from Google Ads and Google Search Console.
How can I use it? #
By using the site score report, you can dig into a specific site, or use the pages as a representative selection to evaluate your whole domain. If you’ve hired a 3rd party to develop your website, this is a good way of evaluating their work. Optimizing for a higher site score will help you provide a better user experience for your visitors, and potentially improve your ranking in Google searches.
The categories: Accessibility, Best Practice, Performance & SEO #
Whether the website is designed and developed so that people with disabilities can use them. This means that they can perceive, understand, navigate and interact with the site despite e.g. visual or physical impairments. This could also help people using mobile phones, smartwatches, and other devices with small screens and different input modes. Improvements in accessibility will also lead to a better ranking in search engines.
Best Practice #
Whether the website is following the standard best practices for the web. This could include checking if deprecated APIs are avoided, if the page is accessible over HTTPS, if images are displayed with the correct aspect ratio etc.
Whether the user experiences the website as fast. This is mainly focused on the user’s perspective rather than actual speed. This means that it is important to get content on the screen as fast as possible for the user to interact with. Parameters that play a large role here is for instance first contentful paint, time to interaction, speed index, image size, etc.
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) #
Whether the website is optimized for search engines based on if it is possible for the search engine to crawl the different pages and display them in the search result, but also based on the content on the site.
What if I don’t have data in this report? #
This report is designed to perform automated testing on your ten most crucial web pages. However, in the event that you encounter a lack of data, we kindly request you to ensure the inclusion of either a domain in your organization settings or the integration of Google Analytics 4, Google Ads, or Google Search Console as resources. Should you have already incorporated one or all of these resources and still find a dearth of data within this report, we encourage you to contact us via the link provided below. Our team will be more than willing to assist you promptly.