Report Summary

  • 25

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    45% of other websites

  • 91

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 78% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    56% of websites

  • 92

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    75% of websites

registrar.ualberta.ca

Office of the Registrar

Page Load Speed

21.5 sec in total

First Response

281 ms

Resources Loaded

14.7 sec

Page Rendered

6.5 sec

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About Website

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Key Findings

We analyzed Registrar.ualberta.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 281 ms and then it took 21.2 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is an excellent result, as only a small number of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

registrar.ualberta.ca performance score

25

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value6.1 s

3/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value7.5 s

4/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value7.8 s

24/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value1,360 ms

17/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.034

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value13.8 s

10/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

registrar.ualberta.ca

281 ms

index.html

489 ms

gtm.js

438 ms

jquery-3.6.0.min.js

900 ms

framework-v2.js

878 ms

Our browser made a total of 68 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 1% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Registrar.ualberta.ca, 28% (19 requests) were made to Ualberta.ca and 10% (7 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (6.6 sec) relates to the external source Fonts.gstatic.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 236.5 kB (59%)

Content Size

398.6 kB

After Optimization

162.0 kB

In fact, the total size of Registrar.ualberta.ca main page is 398.6 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. 75% of websites need less resources to load and that’s why Accessify’s recommendations for optimization and resource minification can be helpful for this project. HTML takes 257.2 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-89%

Potential reduce by 229.0 kB

  • Original 257.2 kB
  • After minification 197.9 kB
  • After compression 28.2 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 59.3 kB, which is 23% 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 229.0 kB or 89% of the original size.

JavaScript Optimization

-12%

Potential reduce by 3.5 kB

  • Original 29.7 kB
  • After minification 28.4 kB
  • After compression 26.3 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 3.5 kB or 12% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-4%

Potential reduce by 4.0 kB

  • Original 111.6 kB
  • After minification 111.6 kB
  • After compression 107.6 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. Registrar.ualberta.ca has all CSS files already compressed.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 36 (71%)

Requests Now

51

After Optimization

15

The browser has sent 51 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Registrar Ualberta. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 20 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 7 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

registrar.ualberta.ca accessibility score

91

Accessibility Issues

ARIA

These are opportunities to improve the usage of ARIA in your application which may enhance the experience for users of assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

[aria-*] attributes do not match their roles

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

registrar.ualberta.ca best practices score

83

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

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Missing source maps for large first-party JavaScript

SEO Factors

registrar.ualberta.ca SEO score

92

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

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 Registrar.ualberta.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 Registrar.ualberta.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 Registrar Ualberta. 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: