Report Summary

  • 79

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    86% of other websites

  • 63

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 28% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 80

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    42% of websites

carters.ca

Law Firm Orangeville Ottawa Toronto - Carters Professional Corporation - Barristers, Solicitors and Trade-Mark Agents

Page Load Speed

1.6 sec in total

First Response

592 ms

Resources Loaded

815 ms

Page Rendered

232 ms

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About Website

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Carters Professional Corporation; a full service law firm with offices in Mississauga, Ottawa and Orangeville, Ontario, and meeting locations in Toronto, London and Vancouver in Canada.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Carters.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 592 ms and then it took 1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 15% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

carters.ca performance score

79

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value2.1 s

82/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value3.1 s

75/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value8.2 s

20/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value50 ms

100/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.151

75/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value3.6 s

91/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

carters.ca

592 ms

menu.js

127 ms

main.css

95 ms

text.css

68 ms

roe.js

142 ms

Our browser made a total of 30 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that all of those requests were addressed to Carters.ca and no external sources were called. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (592 ms) belongs to the original domain Carters.ca.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 95.5 kB (47%)

Content Size

205.2 kB

After Optimization

109.7 kB

In fact, the total size of Carters.ca main page is 205.2 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. Only 5% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 111.5 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-87%

Potential reduce by 57.1 kB

  • Original 65.9 kB
  • After minification 64.4 kB
  • After compression 8.9 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 57.1 kB or 87% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-16%

Potential reduce by 17.8 kB

  • Original 111.5 kB
  • After minification 93.6 kB

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. Obviously, Carters needs image optimization as it can save up to 17.8 kB or 16% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-73%

Potential reduce by 17.2 kB

  • Original 23.5 kB
  • After minification 22.8 kB
  • After compression 6.3 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 17.2 kB or 73% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-80%

Potential reduce by 3.4 kB

  • Original 4.3 kB
  • After minification 3.6 kB
  • After compression 876 B

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. Carters.ca needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 3.4 kB or 80% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 8 (28%)

Requests Now

29

After Optimization

21

The browser has sent 29 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Carters. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

carters.ca accessibility score

63

Accessibility Issues

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.

Internationalization and localization

These are opportunities to improve the interpretation of your content by users in different locales.

Impact

Issue

High

<html> element does not have a [lang] attribute

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

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

High

Links do not have a discernible name

Best Practices

carters.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

SEO Factors

carters.ca SEO score

80

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

High

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

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

    N/A

  • Encoding

    WINDOWS-1252

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Carters.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 Carters.ca main page’s claimed encoding is windows-1252. Changing it to UTF-8 can be a good choice, as this format is commonly used for encoding all over the web and thus their visitors won’t have any troubles with symbol transcription or reading.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Carters. 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: