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dir.gov.bc.ca: BC Government Directory Home Page

Page load speed analysis

  • 60/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    525 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1 sec

  • Page rendered

    97 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.6 sec

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We analyzed Dir.gov.bc.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 525 ms and then it took 1.1 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.

Page optimization

  • HTML 22.3 kB
    Images 0 B
    Javascripts 75.0 kB
    CSS 8.9 kB

    In fact, the total size of Dir.gov.bc.ca main page is 106.3 kB. This result falls within a vast category (top 1 000 000) of heavyweight, probably not optimized, and thus slow loading web pages. Only 5% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 75.0 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 22.3 kB
    • After minification 17.3 kB
    • After compression 2.7 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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 5.0 kB, which is 23% of the original size. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 19.7 kB or 88% of the original size.

    • Original 75.0 kB
    • After minification 57.3 kB
    • After compression 14.7 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 60.4 kB or 80% of the original size.

    • Original 8.9 kB
    • After minification 7.0 kB
    • After compression 1.3 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. Dir.gov.bc.ca needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 7.6 kB or 85% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • dir.gov.bc.ca
  • style.css
  • windows.js
  • browser.js
  • email_scramble.js
  • set_focus.js
  • prototype.js
  • gems.css
  • spacer.gif
  • b_intra_logon.gif
  • icon_help.gif
  • banner.gif
  • tab_left2.gif
  • tab_right2.gif
  • spacer_999.gif
  • bMiniHelp.gif
  • b_go_sm.gif
  • ln_dot_grey_wh.gif
  • bTop.gif
  • spacer.gif
  • ftrCopyright.gif
  • ftrDisclaimer.gif
  • ftrPrivacy.gif
  • ftrAccessibility.gif

Our browser made a total of 24 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that all of those requests were addressed to Dir.gov.bc.ca and no external sources were called. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (525 ms) belongs to the original domain Dir.gov.bc.ca.

Additional info on dir.gov.bc.ca

Requests

The browser has sent 23 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Dir Gov. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 5 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

5

Javascripts

16

Images

2

CSS

23

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

3

Images

2

CSS

17

Optimized

6

All

Good result

IP address

This IP address is dedicated to Dir.gov.bc.ca. This is the best domain hosting practice .

Normal result

IP Trace

dir.gov.bc.ca

142.34.241.85

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

dir.gov.bc.ca

142.34.241.85 55

Language and encoding

Poor result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

N/A  language flag

Claimed

Encoding

ISO-8859-1

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Dir.gov.bc.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 Dir.gov.bc.ca main page’s claimed encoding is iso-8859-1. 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.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Dir.gov.bc.ca 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 82.6% of all visits is Canada. It’s good for Dir.gov.bc.ca 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

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

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

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