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Page load speed analysis
Total page load time
In fact, the total size of Lite.facebook.com main page is 25.1 kB. This result falls within a vast category (top 1 000 000) of heavyweight, probably not optimized, and thus slow loading web pages. Only a small number of websites need less resources to load. Images take 18.1 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.
Original 7.0 kB
After compression 2.6 kB
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 4.4 kB or 63% of the original size.
Original 18.1 kB
After optimization 16.2 kB
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. Lite Facebook images are well optimized though.
Network requests diagram
Our browser made a total of 2 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 0% of them (0 request) were addressed to the original Lite.facebook.com, 50% (1 request) were made to Static.xx.fbcdn.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (448 ms) relates to the external source M.facebook.com.
Additional info on lite.facebook.com
Possible request optimization
Lite.facebook.com 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.
Language and encoding
Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Lite.facebook.com can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. Our system also found out that Lite.facebook.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.
Lite.facebook.com has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.
Visitor World Map
Country of origin for 28.5% of all visits is United States. It lies approximately 4200 miles away from the server location (Ireland) 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 Lite.facebook.com page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to United States or just closer to the user base.
Social Sharing Optimization
Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Lite Facebook. 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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