Report Summary

  • 18

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    34% of other websites

  • 100

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 97% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    56% of websites

  • 100

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    95% of websites

directdeposit.gc.ca

Direct deposit - Payments to and from government - Government spending - About government Government-wide reporting on spending and operations - About...

Page Load Speed

1.8 sec in total

First Response

197 ms

Resources Loaded

1.4 sec

Page Rendered

230 ms

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About Website

Click here to check amazing Direct Deposit Gc content. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about directdeposit.gc.ca

Receiver General's direct deposit enrolment section for individuals and businesses currently receiving their Government of Canada payments by cheque.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Directdeposit.gc.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 197 ms and then it took 1.6 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 30% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

directdeposit.gc.ca performance score

18

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value7.2 s

1/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value11.2 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value9.0 s

14/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value5,530 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.008

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value13.9 s

10/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

directdeposit.gc.ca

197 ms

depot-deposit-eng.html

159 ms

depot-deposit-eng.html

275 ms

launch-e34f760eaec8.min.js

107 ms

all.css

302 ms

Our browser made a total of 35 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 3% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Directdeposit.gc.ca, 51% (18 requests) were made to Tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca and 11% (4 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (447 ms) relates to the external source Tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 356.2 kB (54%)

Content Size

661.1 kB

After Optimization

304.8 kB

In fact, the total size of Directdeposit.gc.ca main page is 661.1 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. 45% of websites need less resources to load. CSS take 367.6 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-82%

Potential reduce by 73.1 kB

  • Original 88.9 kB
  • After minification 77.6 kB
  • After compression 15.8 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 11.3 kB, which is 13% 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 73.1 kB or 82% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-0%

Potential reduce by 0 B

  • Original 56.3 kB
  • After minification 56.3 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. Direct Deposit Gc images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 1.9 kB

  • Original 148.4 kB
  • After minification 148.3 kB
  • After compression 146.5 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. This website has mostly compressed JavaScripts.

CSS Optimization

-77%

Potential reduce by 281.3 kB

  • Original 367.6 kB
  • After minification 366.1 kB
  • After compression 86.3 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. Directdeposit.gc.ca needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 281.3 kB or 77% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 10 (53%)

Requests Now

19

After Optimization

9

The browser has sent 19 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Direct Deposit Gc. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 6 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

directdeposit.gc.ca accessibility score

100

Accessibility Issues

Best Practices

directdeposit.gc.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

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

directdeposit.gc.ca SEO score

100

Search Engine Optimization Advices

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 Directdeposit.gc.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 Directdeposit.gc.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 Direct Deposit Gc. 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: