Report Summary

  • 22

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    40% of other websites

  • 90

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 75% of websites

  • 58

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    19% of websites

  • 73

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    31% of websites

marlintravel.ca

Marlin Travel Agencies in Canada | Travel Agents in Your Community

Page Load Speed

6.5 sec in total

First Response

106 ms

Resources Loaded

6.1 sec

Page Rendered

287 ms

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About Website

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Key Findings

We analyzed Marlintravel.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 106 ms and then it took 6.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 80% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

marlintravel.ca performance score

22

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value5.6 s

5/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value19.6 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value10.9 s

6/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value1,360 ms

17/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.019

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value18.5 s

3/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

marlintravel.ca

106 ms

marlin-travel-45731

908 ms

reset.css

78 ms

content.css

121 ms

common.css

79 ms

Our browser made a total of 233 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 33% of them (77 requests) were addressed to the original Marlintravel.ca, 50% (116 requests) were made to Media.tdc.travel and 2% (5 requests) were made to Cc.chango.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2 sec) relates to the external source Media.tdc.travel.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 2.0 MB (23%)

Content Size

8.8 MB

After Optimization

6.8 MB

In fact, the total size of Marlintravel.ca main page is 8.8 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. 60% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 6.7 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-91%

Potential reduce by 903.6 kB

  • Original 993.9 kB
  • After minification 766.0 kB
  • After compression 90.3 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 227.9 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 903.6 kB or 91% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-3%

Potential reduce by 203.9 kB

  • Original 6.7 MB
  • After minification 6.5 MB

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. Marlin Travel images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-75%

Potential reduce by 778.4 kB

  • Original 1.0 MB
  • After minification 858.1 kB
  • After compression 263.0 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 778.4 kB or 75% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-83%

Potential reduce by 117.3 kB

  • Original 141.5 kB
  • After minification 117.9 kB
  • After compression 24.1 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. Marlintravel.ca needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 117.3 kB or 83% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 74 (32%)

Requests Now

228

After Optimization

154

The browser has sent 228 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Marlin Travel. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 27 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 14 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

marlintravel.ca accessibility score

90

Accessibility Issues

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

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

High

Links do not have a discernible name

Best Practices

marlintravel.ca best practices score

58

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

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Displays images with incorrect aspect ratio

High

Serves images with low resolution

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

marlintravel.ca SEO score

73

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

Links do not have descriptive text

High

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

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

High

Tap targets are not sized appropriately

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    N/A

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Marlintravel.ca 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 Marlintravel.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 data is detected on the main page of Marlin Travel. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: