Report Summary

  • 18

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    38% of other websites

  • 99

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 98% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    65% of websites

  • 83

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    54% of websites

choose.ryerson.ca

Choose>Ryerson Login - Admissions - Toronto Metropolitan University

Page Load Speed

1.3 sec in total

First Response

85 ms

Resources Loaded

1.1 sec

Page Rendered

174 ms

choose.ryerson.ca screenshot

About Website

Click here to check amazing Choose Ryerson content for Canada. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about choose.ryerson.ca

Ryerson University undergraduate degree programs in arts and sciences, including admission requirements, how to apply, scholarships and housing

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Key Findings

We analyzed Choose.ryerson.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 85 ms and then it took 1.3 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 20% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

choose.ryerson.ca performance score

18

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value7.3 s

1/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value9.7 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value8.4 s

18/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value4,220 ms

1/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value15.0 s

8/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

choose.ryerson.ca

85 ms

login.html

125 ms

myuniversity_new.css

79 ms

choose_ryerson.js

81 ms

cr_banner_01.jpg

171 ms

Our browser made a total of 18 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that all of those requests were addressed to Choose.ryerson.ca and no external sources were called. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (363 ms) belongs to the original domain Choose.ryerson.ca.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 220.1 kB (37%)

Content Size

589.8 kB

After Optimization

369.7 kB

In fact, the total size of Choose.ryerson.ca main page is 589.8 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. 15% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 570.4 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-75%

Potential reduce by 6.3 kB

  • Original 8.5 kB
  • After minification 7.0 kB
  • After compression 2.2 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 1.4 kB, which is 17% 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 6.3 kB or 75% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-36%

Potential reduce by 205.5 kB

  • Original 570.4 kB
  • After minification 364.9 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. Obviously, Choose Ryerson needs image optimization as it can save up to 205.5 kB or 36% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-67%

Potential reduce by 2.1 kB

  • Original 3.1 kB
  • After minification 2.5 kB
  • After compression 1.0 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 2.1 kB or 67% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-80%

Potential reduce by 6.2 kB

  • Original 7.8 kB
  • After minification 5.2 kB
  • After compression 1.6 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. Choose.ryerson.ca needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 6.2 kB or 80% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

We found no issues to fix!

Requests Now

16

After Optimization

16

The browser has sent 16 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Choose Ryerson. According to our analytics all requests are already optimized.

Accessibility Review

choose.ryerson.ca accessibility score

99

Accessibility Issues

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order

Best Practices

choose.ryerson.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

Missing source maps for large first-party JavaScript

SEO Factors

choose.ryerson.ca SEO score

83

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

    N/A

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Choose.ryerson.ca can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. Our system also found out that Choose.ryerson.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 Choose Ryerson. 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: