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Page load speed analysis

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We analyzed Back40forums.com page load time and found that the first response time was 638 ms and then it took 2.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 40% of websites can load faster.

638 ms
1.4 sec
965 ms

First response

Resources loated

Page rendered

3 sec

Total page load time

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Network requests diagram

Our browser made a total of 28 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that all of those requests were addressed to Back40forums.com and no external sources were called. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (638 ms) belongs to the original domain Back40forums.com.

Page size

In fact, the total size of Back40forums.com main page is 319.5 kB. This result falls within a vast category (top 1 000 000) of heavyweight, probably not optimized, and thus slow loading web pages. Only 10% of websites need less resources to load. HTML takes 104.2 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML optimization

104.2 kB original
94.8 kB after minification
14.4 kB after compression

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 89.8 kB or 86% of the original size.

Image optimization

94.9 kB original
76.8 kB after 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, Back 40 Forums needs image optimization as it can save up to 18.0 kB or 19% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript optimization

63.5 kB original
46.3 kB after minification
13.2 kB after compression

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 50.4 kB or 79% of the original size.

CSS optimization

56.9 kB original
40.0 kB after minification
9.2 kB after compression

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. Back40forums.com needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 47.7 kB or 84% of the original size.

Good result

Total page size 319.5 kB

Size after compression 113.6 kB (64% less)


The browser has sent 27 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Back 40 Forums. 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 JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.












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All reqests

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HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Back40forums.com has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.

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IP address

Back40forums.com uses IP address which is currently shared with 4 other domains. The more sites share the same IP address, the higher the host server’s workload is. It is strongly recommended that the host server should be changed or the hosting provider should be requested to give a different (separate) IP address for this domain.

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IP Trace






DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other

back40forums.com 299


ns11018.ztomy.com 299


ns21018.ztomy.com 299


299 Mname: ns11018.ztomy.com
Rname: abuse.opticaljungle.com
Serial: 2011062801
Refresh: 3600
Retry: 900
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 86400


ns11018.ztomy.com 299

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 100% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Back40forums.com that their server is also located in United States, as that enables the majority of their visitors to benefit from a much faster page load time.

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Language and encoding

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Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Back40forums.com can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Unfortunately we cannot identify language used on the page (probably there is a mix of languages, too little text or something else) and no language is claimed in <html> or <meta> tags either. Our system also found out that Back40forums.com main page’s claimed encoding is iso-8859-1. Changing it to UTF-8 can be a good choice, as this format is commonly used for encoding all over the web and thus their visitors won’t have any troubles with symbol transcription or reading.

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Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Back 40 Forums. 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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