Report Summary

  • 31

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    52% of other websites

  • 88

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 70% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 93

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    84% of websites

transunion.ca

Credit Report, Credit Score & Credit Rating | TransUnion Canada

Page Load Speed

1.3 sec in total

First Response

158 ms

Resources Loaded

998 ms

Page Rendered

158 ms

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About Website

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Key Findings

We analyzed Transunion.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 158 ms and then it took 1.2 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.

Performance Metrics

transunion.ca performance score

31

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.8 s

27/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value5.7 s

16/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value5.7 s

51/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value1,660 ms

11/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.003

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value17.3 s

4/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

transunion.ca

158 ms

ca

60 ms

hp3.css

33 ms

hp3_optimost.css

62 ms

font-icons.css

84 ms

Our browser made a total of 44 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 75% of them (33 requests) were addressed to the original Transunion.ca, 5% (2 requests) were made to By.essl.optimost.com and 5% (2 requests) were made to Secure.marketinghub.hp.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (223 ms) relates to the external source Promo.tui.transunion.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 258.3 kB (58%)

Content Size

449.1 kB

After Optimization

190.7 kB

In fact, the total size of Transunion.ca main page is 449.1 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. 25% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 264.9 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-79%

Potential reduce by 23.4 kB

  • Original 29.6 kB
  • After minification 24.2 kB
  • After compression 6.2 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 5.4 kB, which is 18% 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 23.4 kB or 79% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-4%

Potential reduce by 3.5 kB

  • Original 87.5 kB
  • After minification 84.0 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. Trans Union images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-65%

Potential reduce by 172.5 kB

  • Original 264.9 kB
  • After minification 263.3 kB
  • After compression 92.4 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 172.5 kB or 65% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-88%

Potential reduce by 59.0 kB

  • Original 67.1 kB
  • After minification 51.4 kB
  • After compression 8.1 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. Transunion.ca needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 59.0 kB or 88% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 28 (70%)

Requests Now

40

After Optimization

12

The browser has sent 40 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Trans Union. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 14 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

transunion.ca accessibility score

88

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

High

button, link, and menuitem elements do not have accessible names.

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order

Best Practices

transunion.ca best practices score

75

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Issues were logged in the Issues panel in Chrome Devtools

SEO Factors

transunion.ca SEO score

93

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

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

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 Transunion.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 Transunion.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 Trans Union. 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: