Report Summary

  • 100

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    97% of other websites

  • 54

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 22% of websites

  • 50

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    18% of websites

  • 69

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    28% of websites

citychef.ca

City Chef Kitchenware - Canada's Gourmet Cookware store!

Page Load Speed

1.7 sec in total

First Response

459 ms

Resources Loaded

1.1 sec

Page Rendered

133 ms

citychef.ca screenshot

About Website

Click here to check amazing City Chef content for Canada. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about citychef.ca

Offering high quality, kitchenware, cookware, small appliances, housewares, baking supplies, knives, kitchen tools, pots, pans, pressure cookers, Saeco espresso machines, bakeware.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Citychef.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 459 ms and then it took 1.3 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 20% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

citychef.ca performance score

100

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value0.7 s

100/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value0.7 s

100/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value0.8 s

100/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value0 ms

100/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value0.7 s

100/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

citychef.ca

459 ms

cat_menu2.js

222 ms

logo_olive.jpg

150 ms

1-866.gif

151 ms

image.php

249 ms

Our browser made a total of 26 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that all of those requests were addressed to Citychef.ca and no external sources were called. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (715 ms) belongs to the original domain Citychef.ca.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 296.3 kB (86%)

Content Size

346.4 kB

After Optimization

50.1 kB

In fact, the total size of Citychef.ca main page is 346.4 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. 15% of websites need less resources to load. HTML takes 259.7 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-95%

Potential reduce by 247.5 kB

  • Original 259.7 kB
  • After minification 257.8 kB
  • After compression 12.2 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 247.5 kB or 95% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-25%

Potential reduce by 9.6 kB

  • Original 38.3 kB
  • After minification 28.7 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, City Chef needs image optimization as it can save up to 9.6 kB or 25% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-81%

Potential reduce by 39.2 kB

  • Original 48.3 kB
  • After minification 39.7 kB
  • After compression 9.2 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 39.2 kB or 81% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

We found no issues to fix!

Requests Now

25

After Optimization

25

The browser has sent 25 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of City Chef. According to our analytics all requests are already optimized.

Accessibility Review

citychef.ca accessibility score

54

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

citychef.ca best practices score

50

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

Displays images with incorrect aspect ratio

High

Serves images with low resolution

General

Impact

Issue

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

SEO Factors

citychef.ca SEO score

69

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

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    N/A

  • Encoding

    N/A

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Citychef.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 Citychef.ca main page’s claimed encoding is . 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 City Chef. 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: