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publications.gc.ca: Publications du gouvernement du Canada | Government of Canada Publications

Welcome page introduces the Government of Canada Publications Web site and provides the choice of continuing in either English or French.

Page load speed analysis

  • 71/100

    Good result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    170 ms

  • Resources loaded

    602 ms

  • Page rendered

    117 ms

  • Total page load time

    889 ms

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We analyzed Publications.gc.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 170 ms and then it took 719 ms to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 10% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 8.8 kB
    Images 0 B
    Javascripts 256.3 kB
    CSS 214.6 kB

    In fact, the total size of Publications.gc.ca main page is 479.7 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 10% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 256.3 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 8.8 kB
    • After minification 7.5 kB
    • After compression 2.2 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 1.3 kB, which is 15% 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 6.5 kB or 74% of the original size.

    • Original 256.3 kB
    • After minification 256.1 kB
    • After compression 85.4 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 170.9 kB or 67% of the original size.

    • Original 214.6 kB
    • After compression 66.0 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. Publications.gc.ca needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 148.6 kB or 69% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • publications.gc.ca
  • jquery.min.js
  • util-min.css
  • pe-ap-min.css
  • theme-sp-pe-min.css
  • theme-min.js
  • settings.js
  • pe-ap-min.js
  • sig-fra.gif
  • wmms.gif
  • piwik.js
  • fr-min.js
  • resize-min.js
  • equalheights-min.js

Our browser made a total of 14 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 93% of them (13 requests) were addressed to the original Publications.gc.ca, 7% (1 request) were made to Stats.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (301 ms) belongs to the original domain Publications.gc.ca.

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Requests

The browser has sent 13 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Publications Gc. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 8 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

8

Javascripts

2

Images

3

CSS

13

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

2

Images

3

CSS

7

Optimized

6

All

Good result

IP address

This IP address is dedicated to Publications.gc.ca. This is the best domain hosting practice .

Normal result

IP Trace

publications.gc.ca

205.193.152.59

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

publications.gc.ca

205.193.152.59 300
NS

publications.gc.ca

xns-kedc-1.ssc-spc.gc.ca 300
NS

publications.gc.ca

xns-apdc.ssc-spc.gc.ca 300
NS

publications.gc.ca

xns-kedc.ssc-spc.gc.ca 300
NS

publications.gc.ca

gocns-pdp.gc.ca 300

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

FR fr language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Publications.gc.ca can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and it does not match the claimed French language. Our system also found out that Publications.gc.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.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Publications.gc.ca has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.

Normal result

Visitor World Map

The server of Publications.gc.ca is located in Canada, but, unfortunately, we cannot identify the countries where the visitors come from and thus it’s impossible to define if the distance can potentially affect the page load time.

Good result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Publications Gc. 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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