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paulgraham.com: Paul Graham

Page load speed analysis

  • 68/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    504 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1.9 sec

  • Page rendered

    4.1 sec

  • Total page load time

    6.4 sec

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We analyzed Paulgraham.com page load time and found that the first response time was 504 ms and then it took 5.9 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 75% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 5.4 kB
    Images 24.1 kB
    Javascripts 35.9 kB
    CSS 0 B

    In fact, the total size of Paulgraham.com main page is 65.5 kB. This result falls within a vast category (top 1 000 000) of heavyweight, probably not optimized, and thus slow loading web pages. Only 5% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 35.9 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 5.4 kB
    • After minification 4.2 kB
    • After compression 1.5 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 1.2 kB, which is 22% 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 4.0 kB or 73% of the original size.

    • Original 24.1 kB
    • After optimization 23.0 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. Paul Graham images are well optimized though.

    • Original 35.9 kB
    • After minification 29.5 kB
    • After compression 8.1 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 27.9 kB or 78% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • paulgraham.com
  • paulgraham_2271_0
  • spacer.gif
  • img-8.gif
  • trans_1x1.gif
  • paulgraham_2271_3232
  • index-1.gif
  • fa27bb6ce937aea400cc8e5f11aa42d5

Our browser made a total of 8 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 13% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Paulgraham.com, 63% (5 requests) were made to Sep.yimg.com and 13% (1 request) were made to Virtumundo.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.1 sec) relates to the external source Sep.yimg.com.

Additional info on paulgraham.com

Requests

The browser has sent 7 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Paul Graham. According to our analytics all requests are already optimized.

1

Javascripts

6

Images

7

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

6

Images

0

Optimized

7

All

Good result

IP address

Paulgraham.com uses IP addresses which are currently shared with 6 other domains. The more sites share the same stack of IP addresses, 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.

Normal result

IP Trace

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98.136.241.156

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

paulgraham.com

66.218.72.112 1200
A

paulgraham.com

98.136.241.156 1200
NS

paulgraham.com

yns2.yahoo.com 86400
NS

paulgraham.com

yns1.yahoo.com 86400
SOA

paulgraham.com

1200 Mname: hidden-master.yahoo.com
Rname: hostmaster.yahoo-inc.com
Serial: 2012081601
Refresh: 10800
Retry: 3600
Expire: 7084000
Minimum-ttl: 28800

Language and encoding

Poor result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

N/A  language flag

Claimed

Encoding

N/A

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Paulgraham.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 Paulgraham.com main page’s claimed encoding is . 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

Paulgraham.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

Country of origin for 34.6% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Paulgraham.com 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.

Good result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

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