Afb.org Site Title

American Foundation for the Blind - Home Page

Afb.org Meta Description

The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) removes barriers, creates solutions, and expands possibilities so people with vision loss can achieve their full potential. As a national nonprofit with offices in five US cities, AFB is a leader in expanding possibilities for the more than 20 million Americans living with vision loss. We champion access and equality, and stand at the forefront of new technologies. Like Helen Keller, AFB's most famous ambassador, we are committed to creating a more equitable world for people with disabilities. From infancy to education, career, and retirement, AFB is there to help at every stage of life.

Afb.org Test Results

afb.org Mobile Usability: 99/100

Quick overview:
Size tap targets appropriately
Some of the links/buttons on your webpage may be too small for a user to easily tap on a touchscreen. Consider making these tap targets larger to provide a better user experience.
The following tap targets are close to other nearby tap targets and may need additional spacing around them.
The tap target <a href="https://www.af…xtsize=smaller" class="textSizeChange">Smaller Type</a> is close to 1 other tap targets .
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afb.org Mobile Speed: 34/100

Quick overview:
Optimize images
Properly formatting and compressing images can save many bytes of data.
Optimize the following images to reduce their size by 622.3KiB (75% reduction).
Compressing https://www.afb.org/image.ashx?ImageID=8695 could save 120KiB (74% reduction).
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Eliminate render-blocking JavaScript and CSS in above-the-fold content
Your page has 2 blocking script resources and 1 blocking CSS resources. This causes a delay in rendering your page.
None of the above-the-fold content on your page could be rendered without waiting for the following resources to load. Try to defer or asynchronously load blocking resources, or inline the critical portions of those resources directly in the HTML.
https://cdn.optimizely.com/js/1015430422.js
Use asynchronous versions of the following scripts:
https://apis.google.com/js/plusone.js
Optimize CSS Delivery of the following:
https://www.afb.org/afbmaincss.ashx
Leverage browser caching
Setting an expiry date or a maximum age in the HTTP headers for static resources instructs the browser to load previously downloaded resources from local disk rather than over the network.
Leverage browser caching for the following cacheable resources:
https://www.afb.org/images/backgrounds/bkg-afbsublevel.gif (expiration not specified)
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Avoid landing page redirects
Your page has 3 redirects. Redirects introduce additional delays before the page can be loaded.
Avoid landing page redirects for the following chain of redirected URLs.
http://afb.org/
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Enable compression
Compressing resources with gzip or deflate can reduce the number of bytes sent over the network.
Enable compression for the following resources to reduce their transfer size by 150.5KiB (71% reduction).
Compressing https://www.afb.org/scripts/jquery-1.6.4.min.js could save 58.2KiB (64% reduction).
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Minify JavaScript
Compacting JavaScript code can save many bytes of data and speed up downloading, parsing, and execution time.
Minify JavaScript for the following resources to reduce their size by 17.8KiB (67% reduction).
Minifying https://www.afb.org/scripts/json2.js could save 14.2KiB (82% reduction).
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Reduce server response time
In our test, your server responded in 0.23 seconds. There are many factors that can slow down your server response time. Please read our recommendations to learn how you can monitor and measure where your server is spending the most time.
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