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Page load speed analysis

  • 10/100

    Poor result
  • 2

    Successful tests
  • 6

    Failed tests
  • First response

    146 ms

  • Resources loaded

    841 ms

  • Page rendered

    179 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.2 sec

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We analyzed Pcfinancial.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 146 ms and then it took 1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 15% of websites can load faster. This domain responded with an error, which can significantly jeopardize Pcfinancial.ca rating and web reputation

Page optimization

  • HTML 38.7 kB
    Images 1.5 MB
    Javascripts 797.0 kB
    CSS 217.0 kB

    In fact, the total size of Pcfinancial.ca main page is 2.5 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 1.5 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 38.7 kB
    • After minification 32.9 kB
    • After compression 8.8 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 5.8 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 29.9 kB or 77% of the original size.

    • Original 1.5 MB
    • After optimization 1.4 MB

    Image optimization

    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. PC Financial images are well optimized though.

    • Original 797.0 kB
    • After minification 778.8 kB
    • After compression 216.4 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 580.6 kB or 73% of the original size.

    • Original 217.0 kB
    • After minification 158.6 kB
    • After compression 29.4 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. Pcfinancial.ca needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 187.6 kB or 86% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • www.pcfinancial.ca
  • global.css
  • jquery.fancybox-1.3.1.css
  • Bootstrap.js
  • cufon-yui.js
  • Futura_Medium_500-Futura_Medium_oblique_500.font.js
  • jquery.min.js
  • jquery.fancybox-1.3.1.js
  • jquery.pcf.globalplugins.js
  • actions.js
  • mobile-redirect.js
  • global.js
  • openWindow.js
  • blog.js
  • homepage.js
  • reporting.js
  • landing.css
  • header_pcfLogo.png
  • bg_headerSelect.png
  • bg_arrow_black.gif
  • dropdown_bottom.gif
  • signin-lock.png
  • arrow_bg_down.gif
  • sprite_go.png
  • sprite_navigation_shadow.png
  • sprite_navigation_new.png
  • mastercard_promo9_low_quality.jpg
  • mastercard_promo9.jpg
  • rate_promo7.jpg
  • travelservices_promo10.jpg
  • mortgage_promo9.jpg
  • bg_homeCarouselTabs.gif
  • blank.gif
  • list_bullet.gif
  • pause.png
  • marketingarea-shadow-top.png
  • marketingarea-shadow-btm.png
  • goodToKnow.png
  • blogpost_FilingTaxesForTheFirstTime_sm.jpg
  • blogpost_UnconventionalWaysToSaveMoney_sm.jpg
  • blogpost_BudgetingTipsToTrackYourExpenses_sm.jpg
  • esso.png
  • pcmc.png
  • mobile2.png
  • pcpoints.png
  • bg_footer.gif
  • bg_footer_listdivider.gif
  • sprite_footer_listBox.gif
  • external-white.gif
  • serverComponent.php
  • btn-ux-textSize-1.gif
  • btn-ux-textSize-2.gif
  • btn-ux-textSize-3.gif
  • btn-ux-textSize-4.gif
  • face.gif
  • a534abd20aa60ec589737f5f94bf3ca8.js
  • d156a9b51a88281e4ed4796b4ea0fe02.js
  • 44881fb4cf1e8606aa34df3296eae0c0.js
  • twitter.gif
  • analytics.js
  • activityi;src=4220591;type=pcfho473;cat=pcfin640;ord=4388045680243.522
  • ga.js
  • RegisterFirstAccess
  • CanadaMap.aspx
  • fancybox-x.png
  • fancybox.png
  • fancybox-y.png
  • fancybox-close.png
  • 2325d8827495.js
  • conversion_async.js
  • LightningBolt.js
  • __utm.gif
  • tp
  • jquery-1.3.2.min.js
  • utag.js
  • bg_map.gif
  • map_canada_default.gif
  • map_canada_TMZ.png
  • map_canada_TMZ_PE.png
  • map_canada_TMZ_NS.png
  • map_canada_TMZ_NB.png
  • map_canada_YT.gif
  • map_canada_TMZ.gif
  • map_canada_SK.gif
  • map_canada_QC.gif
  • map_canada_ON.gif
  • map_canada_NU.gif
  • map_canada_NT.gif
  • map_canada_NL.gif
  • map_canada_MB.gif
  • map_canada_BC.gif
  • map_canada_AB.gif
  • utag.js
  • print.css

Our browser made a total of 96 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 81% of them (78 requests) were addressed to the original Pcfinancial.ca, 5% (5 requests) were made to Nexus.ensighten.com and 3% (3 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (315 ms) belongs to the original domain Pcfinancial.ca.

Additional info on pcfinancial.ca

Requests

The browser has sent 94 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of PC Financial. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 25 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

25

Javascripts

63

Images

4

CSS

2

AJAX

94

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

51

Images

1

CSS

2

AJAX

39

Optimized

55

All

Poor result

IP address

Pcfinancial.ca uses IP address which is currently shared with 3 other domains. The more sites share the same IP address, the higher the host server’s workload is. It is strongly recommended that the host server should be changed or the hosting provider should be requested to give a different (separate) IP address for this domain.

Poor result

IP Trace

pcfinancial.ca

joefreshlife.com

votresantecomptepournous.ca

pcoptimum.com

23.67.97.243

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

pcfinancial.ca

104.106.160.203 11
NS

pcfinancial.ca

a11-67.akam.net 3600
NS

pcfinancial.ca

a9-66.akam.net 3600
NS

pcfinancial.ca

a1-223.akam.net 3600
NS

pcfinancial.ca

a4-65.akam.net 3600

Language and encoding

Good result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

EN en language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Pcfinancial.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 Pcfinancial.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

Pcfinancial.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 86.6% of all visits is Canada. It lies approximately 1540 miles away from the server location (United States) and such a distance cannot critically affect website speed, but moving the server closer to their user base in Canada can speed up Pcfinancial.ca page load time anyway.

Normal result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of PC Financial. 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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