WETA is the leading public broadcasting station in the nation’s capital, serving Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia with educational, cultural, news and public affairs programs and servic...
Page load speed analysis
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We analyzed Weta.org page load time and found that the first response time was 59 ms and then it took 6 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 75% of websites can load faster.
Total page load time
Network requests diagram
Our browser made a total of 97 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 81% of them (79 requests) were addressed to the original Weta.org, 2% (2 requests) were made to Ajax.googleapis.com and 2% (2 requests) were made to S3.amazonaws.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1 sec) relates to the external source Tpc.googlesyndication.com.
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 72.9 kB or 79% of the original size.
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. WETA images are well optimized though.
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. Weta.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 149.4 kB or 81% of the original size.
Possible request optimization
Weta.org has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.
Weta.org uses IP address which is currently shared with 3 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.
Visitor World Map
Country of origin for 83.7% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Weta.org 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.
Language and encoding
Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Weta.org 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 Weta.org 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 WETA. 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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