Report Summary

  • 51

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    70% of other websites

  • 89

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 73% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 100

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    95% of websites

canadashistory.ca

Canada's History - Canada's History

Page Load Speed

14.1 sec in total

First Response

3.9 sec

Resources Loaded

9.8 sec

Page Rendered

371 ms

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About Website

Welcome to canadashistory.ca homepage info - get ready to check Canada S History best content for Canada right away, or after learning these important things about canadashistory.ca

Canada’s History Society is a national charitable organization with a programming budget of $2.7 million annually. Founded in 1994 to popularize Canadian history, the society’s work includes: Canada’s...

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Key Findings

We analyzed Canadashistory.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 3.9 sec and then it took 10.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 85% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

canadashistory.ca performance score

51

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.2 s

19/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value6.8 s

7/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value5.3 s

59/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value40 ms

100/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.307

38/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value6.7 s

56/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

canadashistory.ca

3934 ms

css

23 ms

siteen.css

182 ms

awards.css

86 ms

kenticoForms.css

87 ms

Our browser made a total of 207 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 83% of them (171 requests) were addressed to the original Canadashistory.ca, 6% (12 requests) were made to G.adspeed.net and 2% (4 requests) were made to Maps.google.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (3.9 sec) belongs to the original domain Canadashistory.ca.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.4 MB (33%)

Content Size

4.1 MB

After Optimization

2.7 MB

In fact, the total size of Canadashistory.ca main page is 4.1 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. 65% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 2.3 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-72%

Potential reduce by 142.9 kB

  • Original 197.5 kB
  • After minification 186.5 kB
  • After compression 54.6 kB

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. HTML code on this page is well minified. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 142.9 kB or 72% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-5%

Potential reduce by 102.2 kB

  • Original 2.3 MB
  • After minification 2.2 MB

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. Canada S History images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-66%

Potential reduce by 966.9 kB

  • Original 1.5 MB
  • After minification 1.4 MB
  • After compression 506.1 kB

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 966.9 kB or 66% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-87%

Potential reduce by 162.6 kB

  • Original 188.0 kB
  • After minification 132.3 kB
  • After compression 25.4 kB

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. Canadashistory.ca needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 162.6 kB or 87% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 89 (44%)

Requests Now

202

After Optimization

113

The browser has sent 202 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Canada S History. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 42 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 11 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

canadashistory.ca accessibility score

89

Accessibility Issues

Names and labels

These are opportunities to improve the semantics of the controls in your application. This may enhance the experience for users of assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

Buttons do not have an accessible name

High

Links do not have a discernible name

Contrast

These are opportunities to improve the legibility of your content.

Impact

Issue

High

Background and foreground colors do not have a sufficient contrast ratio.

Best Practices

canadashistory.ca best practices score

75

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Serves images with low resolution

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

SEO Factors

canadashistory.ca SEO score

100

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Mobile Friendly

Make sure your pages are mobile friendly so users don’t have to pinch or zoom in order to read the content pages. [Learn more](https://developers.google.com/search/mobile-sites/).

Impact

Issue

High

Document uses legible font sizes

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    N/A

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Canadashistory.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 Canadashistory.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.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Canada S History. 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: