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fourth.com: ​Cost Control & Workforce Management Software | Fourth

Fourth is the leading provider of cloud-based forecasting and cost control software for the hospitality industry.

Page load speed analysis

  • 49/100

    Normal result
  • 4

    Successful tests
  • 4

    Failed tests
  • First response

    751 ms

  • Resources loaded

    3.4 sec

  • Page rendered

    210 ms

  • Total page load time

    4.3 sec

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We analyzed Fourth.com page load time and found that the first response time was 751 ms and then it took 3.6 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 60% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 95.5 kB
    Images 1.1 MB
    Javascripts 1.1 MB
    CSS 177.3 kB

    In fact, the total size of Fourth.com main page is 2.5 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. 65% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 1.1 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 95.5 kB
    • After minification 90.9 kB
    • After compression 23.3 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 72.3 kB or 76% of the original size.

    • Original 1.1 MB
    • After optimization 989.5 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. Fourth images are well optimized though.

    • Original 1.1 MB
    • After minification 1.1 MB
    • After compression 300.1 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 841.2 kB or 74% of the original size.

    • Original 177.3 kB
    • After minification 153.1 kB
    • After compression 28.2 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. Fourth.com needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 149.1 kB or 84% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • www.fourth.com
  • default.css
  • module.css
  • skin.css
  • jquery.min.js
  • jquery-ui.min.js
  • WebResource.axd
  • WebResource.axd
  • WebResource.axd
  • WebResource.axd
  • ScriptResource.axd
  • Telerik.Web.UI.WebResource.axd
  • dnn.modalpopup.js
  • dnncore.js
  • buttons.js
  • toggle.js
  • api.js
  • initWidgets.js
  • css
  • ga.js
  • fourth-logo.jpg
  • Auto-Enrolment-Web-Banner.png
  • labour-productivity-banner.png
  • labour-productivity-banner-two.png
  • labour-productivity-banner-three.png
  • labour-productivity-banner-four.png
  • fourth-marketplace-banner.png
  • fourth-engage-banner.png
  • homepage-fourth-logo.png
  • applebees.png
  • aramark.png
  • bagelfactory.png
  • caferougee.png
  • carluccios.png
  • centerparcs.png
  • dandd.png
  • fullers.png
  • gaucho.png
  • giraffe.png
  • gordon.png
  • PizzaExpress.png
  • hilton.png
  • hyatt.png
  • ihop.png
  • individual.png
  • intertain.png
  • jamies.png
  • krispykreme.png
  • legoland.png
  • leon.png
  • lepain.png
  • malmaison.png
  • meridean.png
  • millies_cookies.png
  • nero.png
  • orchidgroup.png
  • __utm.gif
  • paul.png
  • soho%20house.png
  • spirit.png
  • ssp.png
  • stonegate.png
  • getAllAppDefault.esi
  • DotNetNukeAjaxShared.js
  • strada.png
  • subway.png
  • thistle.png
  • cdg.jpg
  • travellodge.png
  • wagamama.png
  • yosushi.png
  • yotel.png
  • le-meridien.jpg
  • recaptcha__en.js
  • pizza-express.jpg
  • stonegate.jpg
  • harrison.jpg
  • paul.jpg
  • socialmedia-icons.png
  • email-icon.png
  • getSegment.php
  • checkOAuth.esi
  • phone-icon.png
  • search-icon-header.png
  • menu-active.jpg
  • menu-hover.jpg
  • menu-hover-orange.jpg
  • menu-hover-blue.jpg
  • menu-hover-red.jpg
  • maincontent.jpg
  • content-header.jpg
  • t.dhj
  • background.png
  • homepage.jpg
  • home-solution.png
  • t.dhj
  • home-analytics.png
  • cm
  • s-3271.xgi
  • hbpix
  • pixel
  • xrefid.xgi
  • home-partnership.png
  • shadow.png
  • downarrow.png
  • ss-icons.png
  • ss-separator-h.png
  • benefits.png
  • pixel
  • 2981
  • ss-separator-v.png
  • content-footer.jpg
  • widgets.js
  • sheetfootericons.jpg
  • latestnews-arrow.jpg
  • footerrightcolumn-arrow.jpg
  • newsletter-background-2.jpg
  • newsletter-icon.jpg
  • socialmedia-arrow.jpg
  • index.2d85e55d89f85ae69e4f2ca5ab9438b7.html
  • buttons.ab966a004186897711de4a5ed256c924.css
  • sharethis.png
  • stcommon.2b05accc08f1ee42fe1983647ab923ea.js
  • st.1188278743c14064d5e8ae56c8ada29c.js
  • print.css
  • fallback
  • fallback
  • fallback__ltr.css
  • payload
  • payload
  • css
  • logo_48.png
  • refresh.png
  • audio.png

Our browser made a total of 136 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 76% of them (103 requests) were addressed to the original Fourth.com, 4% (5 requests) were made to Google.com and 4% (5 requests) were made to Gstatic.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.2 sec) belongs to the original domain Fourth.com.

Additional info on fourth.com

Requests

The browser has sent 133 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Fourth. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 20 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 8 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

20

Javascripts

97

Images

8

CSS

8

AJAX

133

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

71

Images

1

CSS

8

AJAX

52

Optimized

81

All

Normal result

IP address

This IP address is dedicated to Fourth.com. This is the best domain hosting practice .

Normal result

IP Trace

fourth.com

23.21.137.98

50.19.100.124

184.72.253.176

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

fourth.com

54.243.132.219 299
NS

fourth.com

dns0.easily.co.uk 21599
NS

fourth.com

dns1.easily.co.uk 21599
SOA

fourth.com

21599 Mname: dns1.easily.co.uk
Rname: helpdesk.easily.co.uk
Serial: 1711301440
Refresh: 3600
Retry: 604800
Expire: 86400
Minimum-ttl: 86400
MX

fourth.com

eu-smtp-inbound-1.mimecast.com 299 Pri: 10

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 Fourth.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 Fourth.com 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

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

Poor result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 90.2% of all visits is United Kingdom. It lies approximately 3550 miles away from the server location (United States) and such a long distance can negatively affect website speed, as it takes some time for data to travel back and forth between those places. That’s why one of the best ways to speed up Fourth.com page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to United Kingdom or just closer to the user base.

Poor result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

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