Report Summary

  • 23

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    43% of other websites

  • 86

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 69% of websites

  • 92

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    86% of websites

  • 91

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    76% of websites

rentboard.ca

Find your next apartment in Canada on RentBoard | RentBoard

Page Load Speed

1.5 sec in total

First Response

87 ms

Resources Loaded

1.1 sec

Page Rendered

382 ms

rentboard.ca screenshot

About Website

Click here to check amazing Rent Board content for Canada. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about rentboard.ca

RentBoard aims to make it easy to find and rent an apartment in Canada. In business for 23 years, we have become a trusted source for rental properties.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Rentboard.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 87 ms and then it took 1.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 25% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

rentboard.ca performance score

23

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value2.5 s

68/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value12.1 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value10.1 s

9/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value10,070 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.064

97/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value15.7 s

6/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

rentboard.ca

87 ms

www.rentboard.ca

183 ms

bootstrap.min.css

163 ms

rb_style_v1.min.css

86 ms

jquery.min.js

83 ms

Our browser made a total of 27 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 44% of them (12 requests) were addressed to the original Rentboard.ca, 19% (5 requests) were made to Maps.googleapis.com and 7% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (198 ms) belongs to the original domain Rentboard.ca.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 482.5 kB (66%)

Content Size

727.8 kB

After Optimization

245.3 kB

In fact, the total size of Rentboard.ca main page is 727.8 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. Javascripts take 536.5 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-81%

Potential reduce by 37.9 kB

  • Original 46.5 kB
  • After minification 46.4 kB
  • After compression 8.6 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 37.9 kB or 81% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-18%

Potential reduce by 2.6 kB

  • Original 14.7 kB
  • After minification 12.1 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, Rent Board needs image optimization as it can save up to 2.6 kB or 18% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-62%

Potential reduce by 333.5 kB

  • Original 536.5 kB
  • After minification 536.4 kB
  • After compression 202.9 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 333.5 kB or 62% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-83%

Potential reduce by 108.5 kB

  • Original 130.1 kB
  • After minification 130.0 kB
  • After compression 21.6 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. Rentboard.ca needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 108.5 kB or 83% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 9 (41%)

Requests Now

22

After Optimization

13

The browser has sent 22 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Rent Board. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 10 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

rentboard.ca accessibility score

86

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.

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

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

High

Links do not have a discernible name

Best Practices

rentboard.ca best practices score

92

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

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

rentboard.ca SEO score

91

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Content Best Practices

Format your HTML in a way that enables crawlers to better understand your app’s content.

Impact

Issue

High

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

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 Rentboard.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 Rentboard.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 Rent Board. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: