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Page load speed analysis

  • 68/100

    Normal result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    153 ms

  • Resources loaded

    987 ms

  • Page rendered

    340 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.5 sec

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We analyzed Stars.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 153 ms and then it took 1.3 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 20% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 77.6 kB
    Images 4.2 MB
    Javascripts 734.2 kB
    CSS 49.0 kB

    In fact, the total size of Stars.ca main page is 5.0 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. 75% of websites need less resources to load and that’s why Accessify’s recommendations for optimization and resource minification can be helpful for this project. Images take 4.2 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 77.6 kB
    • After minification 71.9 kB
    • After compression 13.3 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. 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 64.4 kB or 83% of the original size.

    • Original 4.2 MB
    • After optimization 4.0 MB

    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. STARS images are well optimized though.

    • Original 734.2 kB
    • After minification 725.1 kB
    • After compression 240.1 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 494.1 kB or 67% of the original size.

    • Original 49.0 kB
    • After minification 37.1 kB
    • After compression 10.0 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. Stars.ca needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 39.0 kB or 80% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • stars.ca
  • css
  • OpenSansBold.css
  • blueprint.css
  • default.css
  • stars.css
  • nivo-slider.css
  • jquery.min.js
  • library.js
  • regions.js
  • jquery.nivo.slider.pack.js
  • jquery.timelinr-0.9.4.js
  • jquery-tabs.js
  • application.js
  • shadowbox.css
  • shadowbox.js
  • js
  • missiontracker.js
  • gas.min.js
  • common.js
  • map.js
  • list_missions
  • spritesheet.png
  • where-we-serve.jpg
  • vision.jpg
  • commitment_to_patients_thumb.jpg
  • history.jpg
  • ceo_andrea_robertson_s28yu5pxbyjsromlt594iro_rgb_s-4.jpg
  • how-we-are-funded.jpg
  • heli-ambulance.jpg
  • our-vips.jpg
  • mission-record.jpg
  • elc.jpg
  • education.jpg
  • donate.jpg
  • tagboard-thumbnail.jpg
  • how-difference.jpg
  • volunteer.jpg
  • store.jpg
  • img_0266.jpg
  • upcoming.jpg
  • publications.jpg
  • tour-stars.jpg
  • media.jpg
  • stars-lottery-2016.jpg
  • hotload111111.jpg
  • stars001.jpg
  • gppa-hangar-dance.jpg
  • isupportstarsbanner3.jpg
  • sliderimage5.jpg
  • faqs_banner.jpg
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  • loading.gif
  • bg.button.png
  • vip-andre-van-driesten-4.jpg
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  • font.woff
  • StaticMapService.GetMapImage
  • camts_story.jpg
  • ga.js
  • util.js
  • onion.js
  • bg.diagonal.lines.png
  • glyphicons-gear.png
  • camts-logo-blue-140.jpg
  • bullets.png
  • ViewportInfoService.GetViewportInfo
  • stats.js
  • controls.js
  • __utm.gif
  • transparent.png
  • css
  • google4.png
  • marker.js
  • mapcnt6.png
  • sv5.png
  • tmapctrl.png
  • cb_scout5.png
  • tmapctrl4.png
  • imgs8.png
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  • infowindow.js
  • mt_icons.png
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  • AuthenticationService.Authenticate
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  • print.css

Our browser made a total of 108 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 54% of them (58 requests) were addressed to the original Stars.ca, 21% (23 requests) were made to Maps.google.com and 9% (10 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (528 ms) belongs to the original domain Stars.ca.

Additional info on stars.ca

Requests

The browser has sent 97 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of STARS. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 24 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 9 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

24

Javascripts

62

Images

9

CSS

2

AJAX

97

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

57

Images

1

CSS

2

AJAX

36

Optimized

61

All

Normal result

IP address

This IP address is dedicated to Stars.ca. This is the best domain hosting practice .

Normal result

IP Trace

stars.ca

162.214.27.226

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

stars.ca

162.214.27.226 300
NS

stars.ca

dns2.cidc.telus.com 300
NS

stars.ca

dns1.cidc.telus.com 300
SOA

stars.ca

300 Mname: dns1.cidc.telus.com
Rname: support.cidc.telus.com
Serial: 2020061800
Refresh: 28800
Retry: 7200
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 86400
MX

stars.ca

mail.stars.ca 300 Pri: 50

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 Stars.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 Stars.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

Stars.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

Country of origin for 93.6% of all visits is Canada. It lies approximately 1090 miles away from the server location (United States) and such a distance cannot critically affect website speed, but moving the server closer to their user base in Canada can speed up Stars.ca page load time anyway.

Normal result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of STARS. 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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