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biocomicals.com: Biocomicals

About the website: Biocomicals is a webcomic about science and medicine. Stories are written and illustrated by Alper Uzun, PhD.

Page load speed analysis

  • 58/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    367 ms

  • Resources loaded

    985 ms

  • Page rendered

    179 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.5 sec

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We analyzed Biocomicals.com page load time and found that the first response time was 367 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.

Page optimization

  • HTML 26.4 kB
    Images 510.7 kB
    Javascripts 65.8 kB
    CSS 31.5 kB

    In fact, the total size of Biocomicals.com main page is 634.4 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. 50% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 510.7 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 26.4 kB
    • After minification 26.2 kB
    • After compression 6.8 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 19.6 kB or 74% of the original size.

    • Original 510.7 kB
    • After optimization 501.2 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. Biocomicals images are well optimized though.

    • Original 65.8 kB
    • After minification 65.8 kB
    • After compression 25.2 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 40.5 kB or 62% of the original size.

    • Original 31.5 kB
    • After minification 31.5 kB
    • After compression 4.8 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. Biocomicals.com needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 26.7 kB or 85% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • biocomicals.com
  • sdk.js
  • BiocomicalsLOGO2013.gif
  • recentcomic.png
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  • counter.js
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  • aol
  • syndication
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  • mapuser
  • y_match
  • match_redirect
  • 29931
  • match_redirect
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  • match_redirect
  • sync
  • match_redirect
  • CE29559ED588EE56C96F6C4B02A85450
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  • tc.js
  • ProfilesEngineServlet
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  • tap.php
  • exelate

Our browser made a total of 70 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 11% of them (8 requests) were addressed to the original Biocomicals.com, 19% (13 requests) were made to O.twimg.com and 11% (8 requests) were made to Um.simpli.fi. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (485 ms) belongs to the original domain Biocomicals.com.

Additional info on biocomicals.com

Requests

The browser has sent 60 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Biocomicals. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 13 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

13

Javascripts

37

Images

4

CSS

6

AJAX

60

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

22

Images

1

CSS

6

AJAX

30

Optimized

30

All

Normal result

IP address

Biocomicals.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.

Poor result

IP Trace

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216.97.236.235

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

biocomicals.com

216.97.236.235 14394
NS

biocomicals.com

ns5.lunarpages.com 86399
NS

biocomicals.com

ns4.lunarpages.com 86399
SOA

biocomicals.com

86399 Mname: ns4.lunarpages.com
Rname: alerts.lunarpages.com
Serial: 2008101800
Refresh: 86400
Retry: 7200
Expire: 3600000
Minimum-ttl: 86400
MX

biocomicals.com

biocomicals.com 14399 Pri: 0

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

EN en language flag

Claimed

Encoding

ISO-8859-1

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Biocomicals.com 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 Biocomicals.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.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Biocomicals.com 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

The server of Biocomicals.com is located in United States, but, 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 Biocomicals. 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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