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youth.gc.ca: Youth - Canada.ca

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Page load speed analysis

  • 60/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    240 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1.4 sec

  • Page rendered

    228 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.8 sec

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We analyzed Youth.gc.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 240 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 25% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 26.0 kB
    Images 261.2 kB
    Javascripts 186.7 kB
    CSS 67.4 kB

    In fact, the total size of Youth.gc.ca main page is 541.3 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. 20% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 261.2 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 26.0 kB
    • After minification 21.6 kB
    • After compression 5.6 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 4.4 kB, which is 17% 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 20.4 kB or 78% of the original size.

    • Original 261.2 kB
    • After optimization 246.6 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. Youth Gc images are well optimized though.

    • Original 186.7 kB
    • After minification 156.5 kB
    • After compression 55.4 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 131.4 kB or 70% of the original size.

    • Original 67.4 kB
    • After minification 50.1 kB
    • After compression 11.4 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. Youth.gc.ca needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 56.0 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • www.youth.gc.ca
  • home.shtml
  • base.css
  • util.css
  • theme-clf2-nsi2.css
  • theme-jeunesse-youth.css
  • institution.css
  • jquery.min.js
  • pe-ap.js
  • youth-jeunesse.analytics.js
  • textresizedetector.js
  • jquery.jshowoff_e.js
  • jshowoff.css
  • features-wet3-en.min.js
  • wet-boew.utils.js
  • wet-boew.skipnav.js
  • jquery.hotkeys.js
  • wet-boew.tooltips.js
  • wet-boew.pngfix.js
  • wet-boew.equalheight.js
  • wet-boew.storage.js
  • style.css
  • ga.js
  • sig-eng.gif
  • wmms.gif
  • lffl.png
  • jnytb.jpg
  • 1_accueil-home_20140807-eng.jpg
  • 2_accueil-home_20150102.jpg
  • hdr-bl_jbs.gif
  • hdr-br_jbs.gif
  • hdr-tl_jbs.gif
  • hdr-tr_jbs.gif
  • cont-bg1_jbs.jpg
  • careerimg.jpg
  • educimg.jpg
  • moneyimg.jpg
  • healthimg.jpg
  • facebook.png
  • video.png
  • youtube.png
  • twitter.png
  • pi-2015-11-26-1-clf-en.jpg
  • gatrack.min.js
  • tphp.gif
  • pi-2015-12-08-2-clf-en.jpg
  • pi-2016-02-25-3-clf-en.jpg
  • __utm.gif
  • pf-if.css
  • pf-if-theme-clf2-nsi2.css

Our browser made a total of 50 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 86% of them (43 requests) were addressed to the original Youth.gc.ca, 10% (5 requests) were made to Cdn.canada.ca and 4% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (253 ms) belongs to the original domain Youth.gc.ca.

Additional info on youth.gc.ca

Requests

The browser has sent 48 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Youth 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 15 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 9 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

15

Javascripts

24

Images

9

CSS

48

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

24

Images

1

CSS

22

Optimized

26

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.youth.gc.ca/eng/home.shtml before it reached this domain.

IP address

Youth.gc.ca uses IP address which is currently shared with 4 other domains. 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.

Poor result

IP Trace

youth.gc.ca

servicecanada.gc.ca

hrdc-drhc.gc.ca

workingincanada.gc.ca

news.gc.ca

142.236.66.106

167.227.34.106

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

youth.gc.ca

142.236.66.106 14400
A

youth.gc.ca

167.227.34.106 14400
NS

youth.gc.ca

ns2.sdc-dsc.gc.ca 86400
NS

youth.gc.ca

nhqout1.nhq.hrdc-drhc.gc.ca 86400
SOA

youth.gc.ca

86400 Mname: nhqout1.nhq.hrdc-drhc.gc.ca
Rname: dnsroot.sdc-dsc.gc.ca
Serial: 2017111901
Refresh: 10800
Retry: 3600
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 86400

Language and encoding

Good result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

EN en language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Youth.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 Youth.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.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Youth.gc.ca has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.

Normal result

Visitor World Map

The server of Youth.gc.ca is located in Canada, but, unfortunately, we cannot identify the countries where the visitors come from and thus it’s impossible to define if the distance can potentially affect the page load time.

Good result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Youth 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:

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