Report Summary

  • 15

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    27% of other websites

  • 85

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 59% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    56% of websites

  • 81

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    43% of websites

careertrek.ca

Career Trek | Reach Your Full Education & Career Potential

Page Load Speed

4.6 sec in total

First Response

110 ms

Resources Loaded

2.9 sec

Page Rendered

1.7 sec

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About Website

Visit careertrek.ca now to see the best up-to-date Career Trek content and also check out these interesting facts you probably never knew about careertrek.ca

Career Trek supports young people in Manitoba. We partner with schools, post-secondary institutions, and local communities to deliver career education. This assures that participants get real-world, h...

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Key Findings

We analyzed Careertrek.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 110 ms and then it took 4.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 70% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

careertrek.ca performance score

15

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value12.8 s

0/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value61.0 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value28.3 s

0/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value24,760 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value39.8 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

careertrek.ca

110 ms

slick.css

38 ms

logo-showcase.css

24 ms

style.css

23 ms

style.css

21 ms

Our browser made a total of 61 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 72% of them (44 requests) were addressed to the original Careertrek.ca, 13% (8 requests) were made to Use.typekit.net and 7% (4 requests) were made to Googletagmanager.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (813 ms) belongs to the original domain Careertrek.ca.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 202.7 kB (55%)

Content Size

368.0 kB

After Optimization

165.3 kB

In fact, the total size of Careertrek.ca main page is 368.0 kB. 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. HTML takes 227.0 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-88%

Potential reduce by 199.5 kB

  • Original 227.0 kB
  • After minification 223.1 kB
  • After compression 27.5 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 199.5 kB or 88% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-2%

Potential reduce by 20 B

  • Original 874 B
  • After minification 854 B

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. Career Trek images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 739 B

  • Original 75.5 kB
  • After minification 75.5 kB
  • After compression 74.7 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. This website has mostly compressed JavaScripts.

CSS Optimization

-4%

Potential reduce by 2.4 kB

  • Original 64.6 kB
  • After minification 64.4 kB
  • After compression 62.2 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. Careertrek.ca has all CSS files already compressed.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 40 (82%)

Requests Now

49

After Optimization

9

The browser has sent 49 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Career Trek. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 28 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 14 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

careertrek.ca accessibility score

85

Accessibility Issues

ARIA

These are opportunities to improve the usage of ARIA in your application which may enhance the experience for users of assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

[aria-*] attributes do not match their roles

High

ARIA input fields do not have accessible names

High

ARIA toggle fields do not have accessible names

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.

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order

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

Links do not have a discernible name

Best Practices

careertrek.ca best practices score

83

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

SEO Factors

careertrek.ca SEO score

81

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Content Best Practices

Format your HTML in a way that enables crawlers to better understand your app’s content.

Impact

Issue

High

Links do not have descriptive text

Crawling and Indexing

To appear in search results, crawlers need access to your app.

Impact

Issue

High

Links are not crawlable

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

High

Tap targets are not sized appropriately

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    EN

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Careertrek.ca can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and it matches the claimed language. Our system also found out that Careertrek.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 data is detected on the main page of Career Trek. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: