July 2007/UK Police Forces

Error free sites

  • Greater Manchester Police

Failing A & AA on every page

  • Central Scotland Police
  • Police Service of Northern Ireland

Excluded from index

  • Non-Emergency Crime

Index facts

Sites tested: 26 Jul 2007
Total URLs tested: 26,364
Total tests run: 8,588,762
Total number of PDF's: 787
URLs failing functional tests: 6.25
Pages failing code standards: 60.24
Pages missing a title: 0.63
Pages failing accessibility level A: 19.19
Pages failing accessibility level AA: 91.54
Poorest code quality: Norfolk Constabulary (http://www.norfolk.police.uk/) - 8,393 failures
Fastest overall average response time: Serious Organised Crime Agency (http://www.soca.gov.uk/)

PDF testing

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.

21.1% of checked PDF's passed accessibility tests

Top ten functional failures

file/url/offtop 54.90%
file/url/badpath 16.99%
url/fetch/notfound 8.39%
file/html/longmeta 3.81%
url/mail/badsmtp 2.31%
url/fetch/noaddr 2.11%
url/fetch/badcookie 1.92%
file/html/badmeta 1.74%
file/url/badquery 1.62%
url/fetch/unknownstatus 1.58%

Top ten code quality failures

file/html/badvalue 23.46%
file/html/badentity 18.98%
file/html/unknownentity 17.19%
file/html/tagnotallowed 13.14%
file/html/unknowntag 6.83%
file/html/missingclose 6.35%
file/html/badattr 5.78%
file/html/closingunopened 5.62%
file/html/repeatedattr 1.12%
url/fetch/moved 0.66%