Report Summary

  • 3

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    20% of other websites

  • 84

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 58% of websites

  • 0

    Best Practices

  • 92

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    75% of websites

gapcanada.ca

Shop Gap Canada for Casual Women’s, Men’s, Maternity, Baby & Kids Clothes

Page Load Speed

2.7 sec in total

First Response

42 ms

Resources Loaded

2 sec

Page Rendered

666 ms

gapcanada.ca screenshot

About Website

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Key Findings

We analyzed Gapcanada.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 42 ms and then it took 2.7 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 50% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

gapcanada.ca performance score

3

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.9 s

26/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value21.0 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value20.0 s

0/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value7,700 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value1.406

0/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value31.0 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

www.gapcanada.ca

42 ms

globalOptimized.css

23 ms

universal_button_sprites.css

20 ms

brand_buttons_and_assets_sprites.css

52 ms

universal_bar_sprites.css

30 ms

Our browser made a total of 130 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 51% of them (66 requests) were addressed to the original Gapcanada.ca, 3% (4 requests) were made to Photorankstatics-a.akamaihd.net and 3% (4 requests) were made to Z2photorankmedia-a.akamaihd.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (419 ms) relates to the external source Servedby.flashtalking.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 713.6 kB (66%)

Content Size

1.1 MB

After Optimization

367.4 kB

In fact, the total size of Gapcanada.ca main page is 1.1 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. 85% of websites need less resources to load and that’s why Accessify’s recommendations for optimization and resource minification can be helpful for this project. HTML takes 706.1 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-83%

Potential reduce by 587.0 kB

  • Original 706.1 kB
  • After minification 635.2 kB
  • After compression 119.0 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 587.0 kB or 83% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-0%

Potential reduce by 337 B

  • Original 171.7 kB
  • After minification 171.4 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. Gap Canada images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-62%

Potential reduce by 125.6 kB

  • Original 202.3 kB
  • After minification 197.3 kB
  • After compression 76.6 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 125.6 kB or 62% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-68%

Potential reduce by 640 B

  • Original 947 B
  • After minification 859 B
  • After compression 307 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. Gapcanada.ca needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 640 B or 68% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 48 (38%)

Requests Now

128

After Optimization

80

The browser has sent 128 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Gap Canada. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 29 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 11 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

gapcanada.ca accessibility score

84

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.

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

[id] attributes on active, focusable elements are not unique

High

Some elements have a [tabindex] value greater than 0

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

SEO Factors

gapcanada.ca SEO score

92

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

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 Gapcanada.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 Gapcanada.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 description is not detected on the main page of Gap Canada. 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: