Analyze Bulk Barn - Canada's largest bulk food retailer.

Bulk Barn - Canada's largest bulk food retailer.

Page load speed analysis

  • 71/100

    Good result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    120 ms

  • Resources loaded

    795 ms

  • Page rendered

    108 ms

  • Total page load time

    1 sec

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We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 120 ms and then it took 903 ms to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 10% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 74.3 kB
    Images 566.4 kB
    Javascripts 960.7 kB
    CSS 278.4 kB

    In fact, the total size of main page is 1.9 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. 40% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 960.7 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 74.3 kB
    • After minification 62.1 kB
    • After compression 15.0 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 12.2 kB, which is 16% 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 59.4 kB or 80% of the original size.

    • Original 566.4 kB
    • After optimization 536.6 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. Bulk Barn images are well optimized though.

    • Original 960.7 kB
    • After minification 897.7 kB
    • After compression 284.8 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 675.9 kB or 70% of the original size.

    • Original 278.4 kB
    • After minification 274.3 kB
    • After compression 37.4 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. needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 240.9 kB or 87% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • Home
  • GetResource.ashx
  • jquery-1.11.2.min.js
  • modernizr-2.6.2.min.js
  • WebResource.axd
  • GetResource.ashx
  • ScriptResource.axd
  • ScriptResource.axd
  • modernizr-custom.js
  • gumby.js
  • gumby.retina.js
  • gumby.fixed.js
  • gumby.init.js
  • accounting.min.js
  • plugins.js
  • main.js
  • jquery.cookie.js
  • bb_stringslist.js
  • bulk_barn_utilities.js
  • bulk_barn_data.js
  • bulk_barn_display.js
  • bulk_barn_form.js
  • bulk_barn_mapping.js
  • bulk_barn.js
  • bulkbarn_fonts.css
  • notice_icon.png
  • black_hash_fill.png
  • arrow-down-open.png
  • lg_bb_logo.png
  • sm_bb_logo.png
  • blank.png
  • lg_but_menu_sprite.png
  • lg_but_search_sprite.png
  • blank.png
  • dt_icon_location.png
  • logo_ptp_footer.png
  • instagram-16.png
  • facebook-3-16.png
  • twitter-3-16.png
  • pinterest-2-16.png
  • 104522Main_Carousel_JubeJubes.jpg
  • 478Main_Carousel_Nuts.jpg
  • 856Main_Carousel_Chocolate.jpg
  • 847Homepage_Main_Spices.jpg
  • FoundationSans-Bold-webfont.woff
  • FoundationSans-Roman-webfont.woff
  • analytics.js
  • collect
  • collect

Our browser made a total of 49 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 94% of them (46 requests) were addressed to the original, 4% (2 requests) were made to and 2% (1 request) were made to The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (163 ms) belongs to the original domain

Additional info on


The browser has sent 46 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Bulk Barn. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 23 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.









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IP address

This IP address is dedicated to This is the best domain hosting practice .

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IP Trace

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A 600
NS 3600
NS 3600

3600 Mname:
Serial: 2022011802
Refresh: 28800
Retry: 7200
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 600
MX 1800 Pri: 10

Language and encoding

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EN en language flag


N/A  language flag





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 neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. 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.

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Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 92.4% of all visits is Canada. It’s good for that their server is also located in Canada, as that enables the majority of their visitors to benefit from a much faster page load time.

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Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Bulk Barn. 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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