Report Summary

  • 32

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    52% of other websites

  • 84

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 65% of websites

  • 67

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    34% of websites

  • 91

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    76% of websites

rbcroyalbank.ca

Personal Banking - RBC Royal Bank

Page Load Speed

395 ms in total

First Response

35 ms

Resources Loaded

360 ms

Page Rendered

0 ms

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About Website

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Key Findings

We analyzed Rbcroyalbank.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 35 ms and then it took 360 ms to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is an excellent result, as only a small number of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

rbcroyalbank.ca performance score

32

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value5.8 s

4/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value18.0 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value9.8 s

10/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value590 ms

51/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value18.5 s

3/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

rbcroyalbank.ca

35 ms

www.rbcroyalbank.com

131 ms

common.css

10 ms

utilities.js

48 ms

cookie.js

78 ms

Our browser made a total of 9 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 11% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Rbcroyalbank.ca, 78% (7 requests) were made to Rbcroyalbank.com and 11% (1 request) were made to Rbc.bridgetrack.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (131 ms) relates to the external source Rbcroyalbank.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 123.9 kB (88%)

Content Size

141.2 kB

After Optimization

17.3 kB

In fact, the total size of Rbcroyalbank.ca main page is 141.2 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. Only 10% of websites need less resources to load. CSS take 108.7 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-63%

Potential reduce by 1.9 kB

  • Original 3.0 kB
  • After minification 3.0 kB
  • After compression 1.1 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 1.9 kB or 63% of the original size.

JavaScript Optimization

-86%

Potential reduce by 25.4 kB

  • Original 29.6 kB
  • After minification 18.5 kB
  • After compression 4.2 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 25.4 kB or 86% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-89%

Potential reduce by 96.7 kB

  • Original 108.7 kB
  • After minification 93.9 kB
  • After compression 12.0 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. Rbcroyalbank.ca needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 96.7 kB or 89% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 3 (43%)

Requests Now

7

After Optimization

4

The browser has sent 7 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of RBC Royal Bank. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

rbcroyalbank.ca accessibility score

84

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 are not valid or misspelled

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

[id] attributes on active, focusable elements are not unique

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

Best Practices

rbcroyalbank.ca best practices score

67

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

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

rbcroyalbank.ca SEO score

91

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

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

    EN

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Rbcroyalbank.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 Rbcroyalbank.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 RBC Royal Bank. 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: