Top of the league and best site overall was Daily Mail and General Trust (www.dmgt.co.uk). At the bottom of the table, representing the poorest site overall, was Diageo (www.diageo.com).



[ClickPress, Wed Feb 23 2005] OVERVIEW OF FINDINGS

Top of the league and best site overall was Daily Mail and General Trust (www.dmgt.co.uk). At the bottom of the table, representing the poorest site overall, was Diageo (www.diageo.com).

Website Function

3 sites were error free this month and 18 sites had 10 errors or less. The site with the highest number of error occurrences was Wolseley (www.wolseley.com) with nearly 21,000.

Website Compliance

Accessibility Compliance results of automated testing against the mandatory requirements of Priority 1 (A) Accessibility: 6 sites scored 100%, 39 sites scored 90%+ and 11 sites achieved a score of less than 1%.

HTML The site with the lowest number of warnings [HTML standards compliance within the requirements laid down by W3C and IETF] was Daily Mail and General Trust (www.dmgt.co.uk) with 0. Diageo (www.diageo.com) had the poorest HTML with over 97,000 failures.

The range of tests [Web Accessibility Initiative WAI] that can be completed automatically are limited, 100% compliance with the automated tests does not mean 100% compliance with the requirements.
Website Performance

34 sites passed all basic speed tests, looking at first page download and simulated as being viewed by users home [56k] and ADSL [512k] access.

The site with the fastest response time was BOC (www.boc.com); British American Tobacco (www.bat.com) had the slowest response time, and was 381 times slower than BOC.

The site with the fastest download speed was Allied Domecq (www.allieddomecq.com); British American Tobacco (www.bat.com) had the slowest download speed and was 198 times slower than Allied Domecq.

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