Report Summary

  • 17

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    33% of other websites

  • 93

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 82% of websites

  • 58

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    19% of websites

  • 92

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    75% of websites

shop.indigo.ca

Canada's Biggest Bookstore: Buy Books, Toys, Electronics, Paper Stationery, Home Decor & More | chapters.indigo.ca

Page Load Speed

68.3 sec in total

First Response

547 ms

Resources Loaded

67.1 sec

Page Rendered

587 ms

shop.indigo.ca screenshot

About Website

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Shop Canada’s biggest bookstore! Find bestselling books, toys, fashion, home décor, stationery, electronics & so much more! Plus, free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Shop.indigo.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 547 ms and then it took 67.7 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 95% of websites can load faster. Unfortunately, there were 57 request timeouts, which can generally increase the web page load time, as the browser stays idle while waiting for website response.

Performance Metrics

shop.indigo.ca performance score

17

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.3 s

18/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value9.2 s

1/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value36.5 s

0/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value56,200 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.063

97/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value70.7 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

www.chapters.indigo.ca

547 ms

337 ms

jquery-1210800790.min.js

95 ms

global-store-manager-7a42b36cf7.js

80 ms

common-81b4623ea6.css

201 ms

Our browser made a total of 129 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 0% of them (0 request) were addressed to the original Shop.indigo.ca, 29% (38 requests) were made to Chapters.indigo.ca and 16% (21 requests) were made to Static.indigoimages.ca. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (20.4 sec) relates to the external source Dynamic.indigoimages.ca.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 685.6 kB (43%)

Content Size

1.6 MB

After Optimization

921.9 kB

In fact, the total size of Shop.indigo.ca main page is 1.6 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. Images take 572.0 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-83%

Potential reduce by 425.6 kB

  • Original 515.5 kB
  • After minification 513.0 kB
  • After compression 89.9 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 425.6 kB or 83% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-0%

Potential reduce by 0 B

  • Original 572.0 kB
  • After minification 572.0 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. Shop Indigo images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-53%

Potential reduce by 226.3 kB

  • Original 424.4 kB
  • After minification 423.6 kB
  • After compression 198.1 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 226.3 kB or 53% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-35%

Potential reduce by 33.6 kB

  • Original 95.5 kB
  • After minification 95.5 kB
  • After compression 61.9 kB

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. Shop.indigo.ca needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 33.6 kB or 35% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 34 (60%)

Requests Now

57

After Optimization

23

The browser has sent 57 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Shop Indigo. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 30 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

shop.indigo.ca accessibility score

93

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

Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order

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

Links do not have a discernible name

Best Practices

shop.indigo.ca best practices score

58

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

High

Includes front-end JavaScript libraries with known security vulnerabilities

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Displays images with incorrect aspect ratio

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Missing source maps for large first-party JavaScript

High

Issues were logged in the Issues panel in Chrome Devtools

SEO Factors

shop.indigo.ca SEO score

92

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Crawling and Indexing

To appear in search results, crawlers need access to your app.

Impact

Issue

High

Links are not crawlable

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