Report Summary

  • 68

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    80% of other websites

  • 54

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 22% of websites

  • 67

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    24% of websites

  • 67

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    25% of websites

lowcarb.ca

Atkins Diet & Low Carbohydrate Support

Page Load Speed

2.4 sec in total

First Response

171 ms

Resources Loaded

1.1 sec

Page Rendered

1.1 sec

lowcarb.ca screenshot

About Website

Visit lowcarb.ca now to see the best up-to-date Low Carb content for United States and also check out these interesting facts you probably never knew about lowcarb.ca

Atkins diet and low carbohydrate diet resources for all low carb diet plans: Research, recipes, information, support forums, tools and tips for all low carb dieters.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Lowcarb.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 171 ms and then it took 2.2 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 40% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

lowcarb.ca performance score

68

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value0.9 s

100/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value1.3 s

100/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value2.1 s

99/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value1,910 ms

8/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.008

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value7.1 s

52/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

lowcarb.ca

171 ms

www.lowcarb.ca

304 ms

top4.gif

188 ms

bullet.gif

82 ms

spacer.gif

82 ms

Our browser made a total of 24 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 33% of them (8 requests) were addressed to the original Lowcarb.ca, 17% (4 requests) were made to Pagead2.googlesyndication.com and 17% (4 requests) were made to Tpc.googlesyndication.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (304 ms) belongs to the original domain Lowcarb.ca.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 31.5 kB (39%)

Content Size

81.4 kB

After Optimization

50.0 kB

In fact, the total size of Lowcarb.ca main page is 81.4 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. HTML takes 40.4 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-77%

Potential reduce by 31.3 kB

  • Original 40.4 kB
  • After minification 36.5 kB
  • After compression 9.1 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. 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 31.3 kB or 77% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-0%

Potential reduce by 18 B

  • Original 9.1 kB
  • After minification 9.1 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. Low Carb images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 185 B

  • Original 31.9 kB
  • After minification 31.8 kB
  • After compression 31.7 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.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 12 (55%)

Requests Now

22

After Optimization

10

The browser has sent 22 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Low Carb. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 7 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

lowcarb.ca accessibility score

54

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

Contrast

These are opportunities to improve the legibility of your content.

Impact

Issue

High

Background and foreground colors do not have a sufficient contrast ratio.

Names and labels

These are opportunities to improve the semantics of the controls in your application. This may enhance the experience for users of assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

<frame> or <iframe> elements do not have a title

High

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

High

Form elements do not have associated labels

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order

Internationalization and localization

These are opportunities to improve the interpretation of your content by users in different locales.

Impact

Issue

High

<html> element does not have a [lang] attribute

Tables and lists

These are opportunities to improve the experience of reading tabular or list data using assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

List items (<li>) are not contained within <ul> or <ol> parent elements.

Best Practices

lowcarb.ca best practices score

67

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Serves images with low resolution

SEO Factors

lowcarb.ca SEO score

67

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Content Best Practices

Format your HTML in a way that enables crawlers to better understand your app’s content.

Impact

Issue

High

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    N/A

  • Language Claimed

    EN

  • Encoding

    ISO-8859-1

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Lowcarb.ca can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Unfortunately we cannot identify language used on the page (probably there is a mix of languages, too little text or something else), while the claimed language is English. Our system also found out that Lowcarb.ca main page’s claimed encoding is iso-8859-1. Changing it to UTF-8 can be a good choice, as this format is commonly used for encoding all over the web and thus their visitors won’t have any troubles with symbol transcription or reading.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Low Carb. 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: