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blackcreek.ca: Black Creek Pioneer Village - Step into 1860s Ontario

This working pioneer village in the north end of Toronto is typical of those established in south central Ontario between the 1790s and the 1860s.

Page load speed analysis

  • 54/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    138 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1.1 sec

  • Page rendered

    650 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.9 sec

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We analyzed Blackcreek.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 138 ms and then it took 1.7 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 30% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 26.5 kB
    Images 391.5 kB
    Javascripts 312.3 kB
    CSS 270.4 kB

    In fact, the total size of Blackcreek.ca main page is 1.0 MB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 70% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 391.5 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 26.5 kB
    • After minification 21.1 kB
    • After compression 5.8 kB

    HTML optimization

    HTML content can be minified and compressed by a website’s server. The most efficient way is to compress content using GZIP which reduces data amount travelling through the network between server and browser. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 5.3 kB, which is 20% of the original size. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 20.6 kB or 78% of the original size.

    • Original 391.5 kB
    • After optimization 379.7 kB

    Image optimization

    Image size optimization can help to speed up a website loading time. The chart above shows the difference between the size before and after optimization. Black Creek images are well optimized though.

    • Original 312.3 kB
    • After minification 293.8 kB
    • After compression 100.0 kB

    JavaScript optimization

    It’s better to minify JavaScript in order to improve website performance. The diagram shows the current total size of all JavaScript files against the prospective JavaScript size after its minification and compression. It is highly recommended that all JavaScript files should be compressed and minified as it can save up to 212.3 kB or 68% of the original size.

    • Original 270.4 kB
    • After minification 266.0 kB
    • After compression 46.4 kB

    CSS optimization

    CSS files minification is very important to reduce a web page rendering time. The faster CSS files can load, the earlier a page can be rendered. Blackcreek.ca needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 224.0 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • blackcreek.ca
  • reset.css
  • text.css
  • screen.css
  • sliding-menu.css
  • jquery.slider.css
  • jquery.min.js
  • jquery.easing.1.3.js
  • autoclear.js
  • jquery.slashc.sliding-menu.js
  • jquery.slider.js
  • wejs
  • prum.min.js
  • gtm.js
  • Bg_curv.jpg
  • img_headerTile.jpg
  • img_containerBg_top.png
  • BCPVlogo.png
  • btn_donate.png
  • icon-search2.png
  • nav.png
  • icon-tickets.png
  • icon-mcard.png
  • icon-enews.png
  • icon-map.png
  • icon-parking.png
  • slider-header_bg.jpg
  • slider-item_bg.jpg
  • slider-arrow_icn.gif
  • slider-footer_bg.jpg
  • slider-back_icn.gif
  • logo-bcpv-brewery180.jpg
  • icon-facebook.png
  • icon-twitter.png
  • icon-flickr.png
  • icon-tripadvisor.png
  • icon-utube.png
  • banner-bcpv-home-march-kidsfree.jpg
  • banner-bcpv-main-teatour.jpg
  • banner-bcpv-main-collection.jpg
  • homeFeature-fieldTrips.jpg
  • homeFeature-kidsActivites.jpg
  • homeFeature-weddings.jpg
  • 208846.gif
  • trcaBug.png
  • 68a05442d631.png
  • tripadvisor_sticker_logo_88x55-18961-2.png
  • WidgetEmbed-virtualsticker
  • analytics.js
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  • homeFeature2-hdr-green.jpg
  • homeFeature2-hdr-blue.jpg
  • homeFeature2-hdr-yellow.jpg
  • homeFeature2-hdr-red.jpg
  • img_footerTile.jpg
  • jquery-slider-theme.png
  • cdswidSTKR-v24049886887a.css
  • collect
  • collect
  • collect
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  • ga-audiences
  • www-embed-player-vflfNyN_r.css
  • www-embed-player.js
  • base.js
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  • ad_status.js
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  • tripadvisor_sticker_logo_88x55-18961-2.png
  • beacon.gif

Our browser made a total of 73 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 64% of them (47 requests) were addressed to the original Blackcreek.ca, 4% (3 requests) were made to S.ytimg.com and 4% (3 requests) were made to Tripadvisor.ca. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (660 ms) belongs to the original domain Blackcreek.ca.

Additional info on blackcreek.ca

Requests

The browser has sent 67 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Black Creek. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 15 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 7 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

15

Javascripts

44

Images

7

CSS

1

AJAX

67

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

33

Images

1

CSS

1

AJAX

31

Optimized

36

All

Normal result

IP address

Blackcreek.ca uses IP address which is currently shared with 1 other domain. The more sites share the same IP address, the higher the host server’s workload is. It is strongly recommended that the host server should be changed or the hosting provider should be requested to give a different (separate) IP address for this domain.

Normal result

IP Trace

blackcreek.ca

monarchnation.ca

167.99.181.248

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

blackcreek.ca

167.99.181.248 300
NS

blackcreek.ca

ns2.peer1.net 86400
NS

blackcreek.ca

ns1.peer1.net 86400
SOA

blackcreek.ca

300 Mname: ns1.peer1.net
Rname: hostmaster.blackcreek.ca
Serial: 12
Refresh: 300
Retry: 300
Expire: 300
Minimum-ttl: 300
MX

blackcreek.ca

blackcreek.ca 86400 Pri: 10

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

N/A  language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Blackcreek.ca can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. Our system also found out that Blackcreek.ca main page’s claimed encoding is utf-8. Use of this encoding format is the best practice as the main page visitors from all over the world won’t have any issues with symbol transcription.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Blackcreek.ca has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.

Normal result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 94.6% of all visits is Canada. It’s good for Blackcreek.ca that their server is also located in Canada, as that enables the majority of their visitors to benefit from a much faster page load time.

Good result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Black Creek. Lack of Open Graph description can be counter-productive for their social media presence, as such a description allows converting a website homepage (or other pages) into good-looking, rich and well-structured posts, when it is being shared on Facebook and other social media. For example, adding the following code snippet into HTML <head> tag will help to represent this web page correctly in social networks:

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