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Page load speed analysis

  • 77/100

    Good result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    86 ms

  • Resources loaded

    877 ms

  • Page rendered

    378 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.3 sec

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We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 86 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.

Page optimization

  • HTML 19.8 kB
    Images 249.4 kB
    Javascripts 141.1 kB
    CSS 57.1 kB

    In fact, the total size of main page is 467.5 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. 30% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 249.4 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 19.8 kB
    • After minification 18.5 kB
    • After compression 5.9 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. 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 13.9 kB or 70% of the original size.

    • Original 249.4 kB
    • After optimization 243.4 kB

    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. Simple Tax images are well optimized though.

    • Original 141.1 kB
    • After minification 141.1 kB
    • After compression 51.8 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 89.3 kB or 63% of the original size.

    • Original 57.1 kB
    • After minification 46.8 kB
    • After compression 8.7 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. needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 48.4 kB or 85% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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  • webstyle.css
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  • website.min.js
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  • financial_post.png
  • cbc.png
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  • feature-optimizers.png
  • feature-document.png
  • guarantee_accurate.png
  • guarantee_refund.png
  • guarantee_satisfaction.png
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  • netfile.png
  • gtm.js
  • hero.png
  • 32check.png
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  • seal.min.js
  • p.gif
  • analytics.js
  • conversion_async.js
  • bat.js
  • fbevents.js
  • collect
  • ga-audiences

Our browser made a total of 43 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 53% of them (23 requests) were addressed to the original, 14% (6 requests) were made to and 5% (2 requests) were made to The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (218 ms) belongs to the original domain

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The browser has sent 36 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Simple Tax. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 9 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.









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As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to before it reached this domain.

IP address uses IP address which is currently shared with 1 other domain. 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.

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IP Trace

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A 59
A 59
NS 86400
NS 86400
NS 86400

Language and encoding

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Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise 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 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 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 94.9% of all visits is Canada. It lies approximately 1130 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 page load time anyway.

Normal result

Good result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of Simple Tax. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook:

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