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aol.ie: AOL Ireland

AOL Global Operations Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of AOL Inc. based in Dublin, Ireland.

Page load speed analysis

  • 69/100

    Normal result
  • 8

    Successful tests
  • 0

    Failed test
  • First response

    24 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2.1 sec

  • Page rendered

    756 ms

  • Total page load time

    2.9 sec

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We analyzed Aol.ie page load time and found that the first response time was 24 ms and then it took 2.9 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 50% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 47.3 kB
    Images 988.4 kB
    Javascripts 908.3 kB
    CSS 417.7 kB

    In fact, the total size of Aol.ie main page is 2.4 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. 80% 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 988.4 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 47.3 kB
    • After minification 46.8 kB
    • After compression 10.6 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 36.7 kB or 78% of the original size.

    • Original 988.4 kB
    • After optimization 492.4 kB

    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. Obviously, AOL needs image optimization as it can save up to 496.0 kB or 50% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 908.3 kB
    • After minification 856.9 kB
    • After compression 273.6 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 634.7 kB or 70% of the original size.

    • Original 417.7 kB
    • After minification 406.1 kB
    • After compression 63.2 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. Aol.ie needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 354.5 kB or 85% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • aol.ie
  • www.aol.ie
  • mainstyles.css
  • jquery-1.8.1.min.js
  • all.js
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  • daily-finance.jpg
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  • home-sessive.jpg
  • aol-desktop.jpg
  • cambio.jpg
  • aol-autos.jpg
  • aol-answers.jpg
  • auto-blog.jpg
  • aol-canvas.jpg
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  • widgets.js
  • analytics.js
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  • wait.gif
  • controls.png
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  • player.js
  • player.css
  • ga.js
  • vuid.min.js
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  • www-embed-player.js
  • proxy.html
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  • __utm.gif
  • syndication
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Our browser made a total of 84 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 2% of them (2 requests) were addressed to the original Aol.ie, 45% (38 requests) were made to Blogcdn.com and 15% (13 requests) were made to O.aolcdn.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.2 sec) relates to the external source Blogcdn.com.

Additional info on aol.ie

Requests

The browser has sent 79 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of AOL. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 15 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

15

Javascripts

53

Images

3

CSS

8

AJAX

79

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

47

Images

3

CSS

8

AJAX

20

Optimized

59

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.aol.ie/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

This IP address is dedicated to Aol.ie. This is the best domain hosting practice .

Good result

IP Trace

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

aol.ie

207.200.74.38 3600
A

aol.ie

149.174.110.102 3600
A

aol.ie

64.12.79.57 3600
A

aol.ie

64.12.89.186 3600
A

aol.ie

149.174.107.97 3600

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 Aol.ie 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 Aol.ie 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

Aol.ie 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

Unfortunately, we cannot identify the countries where the visitors come from and thus it’s impossible to define if the distance can potentially affect the page load time.

Good result

Normal result

Social Sharing Optimization

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