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The Municipality of Clarington is located within Durham Region. We offer a balance between urban life and rural charm. Clarington is a great place to live, work and play!

Page load speed analysis

  • 62/100

    Normal result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    91 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2.5 sec

  • Page rendered

    179 ms

  • Total page load time

    2.8 sec

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We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 91 ms and then it took 2.7 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 45% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 81.5 kB
    Images 5.8 MB
    Javascripts 632.0 kB
    CSS 265.6 kB

    In fact, the total size of main page is 6.8 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 5.8 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 81.5 kB
    • After minification 76.4 kB
    • After compression 15.8 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. 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 65.7 kB or 81% of the original size.

    • Original 5.8 MB
    • After optimization 5.7 MB

    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. Clarington images are well optimized though.

    • Original 632.0 kB
    • After minification 602.6 kB
    • After compression 178.8 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 453.2 kB or 72% of the original size.

    • Original 265.6 kB
    • After minification 199.5 kB
    • After compression 37.8 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. needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 227.8 kB or 86% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • index.asp
  • index.asp
  • css
  • css
  • base.css
  • structure.css
  • sitecontent.css
  • icreate.css
  • navigation.css
  • jquery-ui.min.css
  • Calendar.css
  • mediaelementplayer.min.css
  • slick.css
  • icrt-toDateTimeString.js
  • modernizr.min.js
  • jquery.min.js
  • jquery-ui.min.js
  • jquery.cookie.min.js
  • jquery.hoverIntent.min.js
  • superfish.min.js
  • mediaelement-and-player.min.js
  • general.js
  • quicklinks-dropdown.js
  • email.js
  • feedbackStructure.min.js
  • slick.min.js
  • slickInit.js
  • contextMenu.min.css
  • jquery.contextMenu.min.js
  • PollModule.js
  • embeddedMail.css
  • iosSlider.css
  • jquery.iosslider.min.js
  • sliderInit.js
  • EmergencyAlertBanners.css
  • jquery.EmergencyAlertBanners.js
  • responsiveScripts.js
  • jquery-icrtaccordion-clean.js
  • placeholders.jquery.min.js
  • print.css
  • logo.png
  • dd-about-clarington.jpg
  • dd-report-a-problem.jpg
  • dropDown_01.jpg
  • dd-waterfront.jpg
  • dd-development-proposals.jpg
  • dd-CBOT.jpg
  • dd-careers.jpg
  • dd-mayor-and-council.jpg
  • iconList.png
  • spacer.gif
  • icon_facebook.png
  • icon_twitter.png
  • icon_youtube.png
  • swimming-lessons.jpg
  • swim-skate.jpg
  • colouring-kids-march-break.jpg
  • apply-now.jpg
  • Sports-and-Leisure-Fair.jpg
  • scroll-02.jpg
  • 55-Active-Adults.jpg
  • photo-contest.jpg
  • Facilities-Development-Strategy.jpg
  • budget-101.jpg
  • council-schedule-scroller.jpg
  • footer-parks-sports-fields.jpg
  • Recreation-Dance.jpg
  • footer-rec-guide.jpg
  • logo-tourism.png
  • navtab01-icon2x.png
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  • getAlertBannerFeeds.ashx
  • GetCalendarsDateWithEvent.ashx
  • GetCalendarEvent.ashx
  • getTopFiveNews.ashx
  • getTopFiveNews.ashx
  • getTopFiveNews.ashx
  • slider_chevron-right2x.png
  • banner_top-gradient.png
  • inpage_linkid.js
  • feedback2x.png
  • scroll_chevron-left2x.png
  • scroll_chevron-right2x.png
  • indicator.gif
  • bg-fall-farm.jpg
  • bg-fall-sunset.jpg
  • bg-downtown-bowmanville.jpg
  • __utm.gif
  • feedback.min.css
  • logo.png
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Our browser made a total of 109 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 72% of them (78 requests) were addressed to the original, 15% (16 requests) were made to and 6% (7 requests) were made to The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.5 sec) belongs to the original domain

Additional info on


The browser has sent 99 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Clarington. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 26 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 17 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.











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As for redirects, our browser reached this domain in two steps. The first redirect led to, then it was forwarded to, and finally we managed to open this domain. We strongly recommend that the redirects should be reduced, as the more redirects a site has, the slower it loads.

IP address uses IP address which is currently shared with 2 other domains. 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

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A 300
NS 86400
NS 86400

86400 Mname:
Serial: 2019100600
Refresh: 86400
Retry: 7200
Expire: 3600000
Minimum-ttl: 86400
MX 300 Pri: 0

Language and encoding

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Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise 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 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 has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.

Poor result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 85.8% of all visits is Canada. It’s good for 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

Normal result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of Clarington. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook:

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