Report Summary

  • 28

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    48% of other websites

  • 100

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 97% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    56% of websites

  • 97

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    91% of websites

lakelandtoday.ca

Bonnyville, Elk Point, Lac La Biche, St. Paul Local News - LakelandToday.ca

Page Load Speed

2.6 sec in total

First Response

143 ms

Resources Loaded

1.7 sec

Page Rendered

807 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Lakelandtoday.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 143 ms and then it took 2.5 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.

Performance Metrics

lakelandtoday.ca performance score

28

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value1.9 s

86/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value8.3 s

2/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value5.5 s

55/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value2,150 ms

6/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.181

67/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value12.2 s

15/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

www.lakelandtoday.ca

143 ms

template_greatwest

41 ms

head

86 ms

analytics.js

424 ms

gpt.js

229 ms

Our browser made a total of 71 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 13% of them (9 requests) were addressed to the original Lakelandtoday.ca, 51% (36 requests) were made to Vmcdn.ca and 7% (5 requests) were made to Tpc.googlesyndication.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (969 ms) relates to the external source Vmcdn.ca.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 238.9 kB (23%)

Content Size

1.1 MB

After Optimization

821.4 kB

In fact, the total size of Lakelandtoday.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. 65% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 731.0 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-82%

Potential reduce by 165.0 kB

  • Original 200.2 kB
  • After minification 177.9 kB
  • After compression 35.2 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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 22.3 kB, which is 11% 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 165.0 kB or 82% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-3%

Potential reduce by 25.0 kB

  • Original 731.0 kB
  • After minification 706.0 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. Lakeland Today images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-38%

Potential reduce by 48.9 kB

  • Original 129.1 kB
  • After minification 129.1 kB
  • After compression 80.2 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 48.9 kB or 38% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 22 (33%)

Requests Now

67

After Optimization

45

The browser has sent 67 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Lakeland Today. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 13 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

lakelandtoday.ca accessibility score

100

Accessibility Issues

Best Practices

lakelandtoday.ca best practices score

83

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

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

lakelandtoday.ca SEO score

97

Search Engine Optimization Advices

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 Lakelandtoday.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 Lakelandtoday.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 Lakeland Today. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: