Analyze ParkerSteel - UK Steel Stockholders

ParkerSteel, distributors to industry. ParkerSteel supplies steel and non-ferrous metals to the trade and DIY, online shopping at specially discounted prices.

Page load speed analysis

  • 63/100

    Normal result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    243 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2.3 sec

  • Page rendered

    323 ms

  • Total page load time

    2.8 sec

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We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 243 ms and then it took 2.6 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 45% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 69.3 kB
    Images 862.9 kB
    Javascripts 374.9 kB
    CSS 344.7 kB

    In fact, the total size of main page is 1.7 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. 45% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 862.9 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 69.3 kB
    • After minification 59.9 kB
    • After compression 11.8 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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 9.4 kB, which is 14% of the original size. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 57.5 kB or 83% of the original size.

    • Original 862.9 kB
    • After optimization 798.4 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. Parker Steel images are well optimized though.

    • Original 374.9 kB
    • After minification 274.8 kB
    • After compression 70.3 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 304.6 kB or 81% of the original size.

    • Original 344.7 kB
    • After minification 241.2 kB
    • After compression 43.1 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. needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 301.7 kB or 88% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • Basic.css
  • jquery-ui-1.8.17.custom.css
  • jquery-ui-1.8.24.custom.css
  • jquery-ui-1.8.24.custom.css
  • blueButton.css
  • blueButtonSmall.css
  • greenButton.css
  • checkoutButton.css
  • megamenuWide.css
  • Layout.css
  • Typography.css
  • Product.css
  • Basket.css
  • formSpritesTiny.css
  • Home.css
  • procSprite.css
  • GoogleMap.js
  • jquery.min.js
  • jquery-ui.min.js
  • jquery.hoverIntent.min.js
  • jquery.jstree.js
  • jquery.bgiframe.min.js
  • jquery.marquee.js
  • functions.js
  • validation.js
  • basket.js
  • forms_buttons.js
  • jquery.validate.js
  • json2.js
  • combobox.js
  • searchAutocomplete.js
  • cookies.js
  • Home.js
  • jquery.newsticker.js
  • header.js
  • getseal
  • LeftMenu.css
  • Cutting.css
  • Payment.css
  • Account.css
  • Tools.css
  • searchAutocomplete.css
  • offwhite_bg.png
  • header-logo.gif
  • basket.gif
  • down.gif
  • search-symbol.gif
  • menu-bg-30.gif
  • formSpritesTiny.png
  • tools-menu-bg-30.gif
  • parkersteel-fast-buy.gif
  • left-scroll.gif
  • fastbuySteelSprite3.png
  • RABOLTS.gif
  • HSFG.gif
  • BB.gif
  • right-scroll.gif
  • 01_stocked_up.jpg
  • 02_trust_in_the_name.jpg
  • 03_size_does_matter.jpg
  • 04_night_day.jpg
  • 05_tools_and_fixings.jpg
  • parker-processing.gif
  • procSprite.jpg
  • delivery-checker-truck-off.png
  • conversion-icon-blue.png
  • free-delivery.jpg
  • shot-prime.jpg
  • parker-literature.jpg
  • ce-approved.jpg
  • benefitsSprite.png
  • separator_666.png
  • InsightNewsletterAdvert.jpg
  • bolts.png
  • kee-klamp.png
  • q-railing.png
  • tools-logos.gif
  • getseal
  • footer-phone-icon.gif
  • ga.js
  • __utm.gif
  • Drilling.html
  • footer-fax-icon.gif
  • footer-email-icon.gif
  • iso.gif
  • ui-bg_flat_75_ffffff_40x100.png
  • ui-bg_highlight-soft_75_359B35_1x100.png
  • collect
  • Drilling.gif
  • tick-icon.gif
  • Print.css

Our browser made a total of 94 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 93% of them (87 requests) were addressed to the original, 2% (2 requests) were made to and 2% (2 requests) were made to The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (690 ms) belongs to the original domain

Additional info on


The browser has sent 91 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Parker Steel. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 22 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 23 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.











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As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to before it reached this domain.

IP address

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

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IP Trace

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A 21599
NS 6004
NS 6004

21599 Mname:
Serial: 2018012200
Refresh: 86400
Retry: 7200
Expire: 2419200
Minimum-ttl: 86400
MX 21599 Pri: 20

Language and encoding

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Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise 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 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 has a valid and up-to-date SSL certificate that expires on January 18, 2019.

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Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 69.1% of all visits is United Kingdom. It’s good for that their server is also located in United Kingdom, as that enables the majority of their visitors to benefit from a much faster page load time.

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Social Sharing Optimization

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