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Mobile Usability

98/100

Good

Mobile Speed

51/100

Bad

Last tested: 2017-08-29

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dal.ca Mobile Usability: 98/100
dal.ca Mobile Usability Test Quick Overview

Size tap targets appropriately

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dal.ca Mobile Speed: 51/100
dal.ca Mobile Speed Test Quick Overview

Eliminate render-blocking JavaScript and CSS in above-the-fold content

Your page has 13 blocking script resources and 14 blocking CSS resources. This causes a delay in rendering your page.
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Optimize CSS Delivery of the following:
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Avoid landing page redirects

Your page has 2 redirects. Redirects introduce additional delays before the page can be loaded.
Avoid landing page redirects for the following chain of redirected URLs.
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Leverage browser caching

Setting an expiry date or a maximum age in the HTTP headers for static resources instructs the browser to load previously downloaded resources from local disk rather than over the network.
Leverage browser caching for the following cacheable resources:
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https://www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js (2 hours)

dal.ca Mobile Resources


Total Resources80
Number of Hosts9
Static Resources73
JavaScript Resources19
CSS Resources21

dal.ca Mobile Resource Breakdown