October 2008/US Gov State Governors



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INDEX Facts

  • Completed date:

    08 Oct 2008

  • Total URLs tested:

    34,754

  • Total tests run:

    11,333,790

  • Total number of PDF's:

    1,490

  • URLs failing functional tests:

    4.04%

  • Pages failing code standards:

    82.27%

  • Pages missing a title:

    0.85%

  • Pages failing accessibility level A:

    38.10%

  • Pages failing accessibility level AA:

    99.52%

  • Poorest code quality:

    Colorado (http://www.colorado.gov/governor) - 15,477 failures

  • Fastest average response time:

    Maryland (http://www.gov.state.md.us/)




Accessibility and Performance rankings Expand / contract icon

This table reports the average response time we recorded when testing each site. A response time above 0.75 seconds can have a negative effect on user experience.

This table reports the percentage of pages on the sites we tested that failed automated WCAG 1.0 A and AA testing (100 means every page had an issue).

Organisation Avg. Response
Only available for Qtr 4 2010 onwards
Organisation A AA
Texas0.0093.70
Washington0.0099.21
Massachusetts0.0099.22
Arkansas0.00100.00
Connecticut0.00100.00
Florida0.00100.00
Iowa0.00100.00
Maine0.00100.00
New Hampshire0.00100.00
North Dakota0.00100.00
Oregon0.00100.00
Virginia0.00100.00
Delaware0.79100.00
Guam0.79100.00
Kansas0.8092.80
Maryland0.8099.20
Montana1.57100.00
Nebraska1.57100.00
Kentucky3.17100.00
Michigan4.65100.00
Georgia4.76100.00
Vermont4.76100.00
Hawaii5.60100.00
Pennsylvania6.25100.00
Wisconsin6.67100.00
Arizona6.98100.00
Rhode Island7.14100.00
New York10.24100.00
Oklahoma12.70100.00
Wyoming17.28100.00
New Mexico22.22100.00
Idaho23.81100.00
Mississippi24.00100.00
Indiana26.98100.00
South Dakota32.54100.00
Nevada46.40100.00
North Carolina59.20100.00
California69.0592.06
Missouri72.22100.00
Louisiana77.60100.00
Colorado93.60100.00
Tennessee94.44100.00
District of Columbia​ (D.C.)95.24100.00
New Jersey97.60100.00
West Virginia97.60100.00
Minnesota98.41100.00
Utah99.09100.00
Alaska99.21100.00
Alabama100.00100.00
American Samoa Gover​nment100.00100.00
Ohio100.00100.00
Puerto Rico100.00100.00
South Carolina100.00100.00
Virgin Islands100.00100.00
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Failing A & AA on every page

The following sites failed high priority test on every page.

  • American Samoa Government
  • Alabama
  • Ohio
  • Puerto Rico
  • Virgin Islands
  • South Carolina
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Excluded from INDEX

The following sites were excluded from the INDEX.

  • Illinois
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PDF testing

25.8% of checked PDF's passed accessibility tests.

Sitemorse performs twenty eight checks on PDF documents as part of our website benchmarking to ensure users do not experience problems such as broken links, or failing email addresses - we are also the first to test the accessibility compliance of PDF's.

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Top ten functional failures

The most common categories of functional failure.

file/url/badquery
None
38.89%
url/fetch/notfound
File not found
20.16%
file/html/badmeta
None
6.80%
file/url/offtop
None
6.56%
file/url/badpath
None
5.97%
url/fetch/noaddr
Host not found in DNS
5.14%
file/html/longtitle
None
3.03%
file/html/notitle
None
2.50%
file/html/longmeta
None
1.96%
url/mail/exception
Exception while verifying email address
1.86%
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Top ten code quality failures

The most common categories of code quality failure.

file/html/badentity
Invalid character in entity
20.67%
file/html/unknownentity
Unknown entity name
20.67%
file/html/badvalue
Invalid attribute value
13.03%
file/html/unknowntag
A start or end tag was found which was unrecognised
11.95%
file/html/tagnotallowed
A start tag has been found in a position in which that element may not appear
11.66%
file/html/badattr
Invalid attribute name
9.71%
file/html/closingunopened
A redundant close tag was found
5.73%
file/html/missingclose
An element is missing the required close tag
2.89%
file/html/unnecessaryclose
An end tag was found for an element which does not required one
1.87%
file/html/longtitle
None
0.43%