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skysport.co.nz: SKY Sport | SKY

SKY Sport is the home of sport in New Zealand. With live coverage, catch-up, dedicated shows and in-depth analysis we have all your sport needs from around the world, 24 hours a day. SKY Sport has 5 d...

Page load speed analysis

  • 59/100

    Normal result
  • 8

    Successful tests
  • 0

    Failed test
  • First response

    744 ms

  • Resources loaded

    12.3 sec

  • Page rendered

    515 ms

  • Total page load time

    13.5 sec

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We analyzed Skysport.co.nz page load time and found that the first response time was 744 ms and then it took 12.8 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 90% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 471.1 kB
    Images 7.8 MB
    Javascripts 2.7 MB
    CSS 1.5 MB

    In fact, the total size of Skysport.co.nz main page is 12.5 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. 55% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 7.8 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 471.1 kB
    • After minification 325.0 kB
    • After compression 38.1 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 146.1 kB, which is 31% 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 433.0 kB or 92% of the original size.

    • Original 7.8 MB
    • After optimization 7.5 MB

    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. SKY Sport images are well optimized though.

    • Original 2.7 MB
    • After minification 2.7 MB
    • After compression 809.4 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 1.9 MB or 70% of the original size.

    • Original 1.5 MB
    • After minification 1.3 MB
    • After compression 224.4 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. Skysport.co.nz needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 1.3 MB or 85% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • skysport.co.nz
  • sport
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  • 7e40f4fe-daba-4285-93d9-c30f0ef8e8cf

Our browser made a total of 101 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 1% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Skysport.co.nz, 60% (61 requests) were made to Skynz.akamaized.net and 12% (12 requests) were made to Sky.co.nz. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (5.7 sec) relates to the external source Skynz.akamaized.net.

Additional info on skysport.co.nz

Requests

The browser has sent 87 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of SKY Sport. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 8 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

8

Javascripts

72

Images

1

CSS

6

AJAX

87

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

72

Images

1

CSS

6

AJAX

7

Optimized

80

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to https://www.sky.co.nz/sport before it reached this domain.

IP address

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

Normal result

IP Trace

skysport.co.nz

103.226.65.56

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

skysport.co.nz

103.226.65.56 3599
NS

skysport.co.nz

ns2.1stdomains.net.nz 3599
NS

skysport.co.nz

ns1.1stdomains.net.nz 3599
SOA

skysport.co.nz

3599 Mname: ns1.1stdomains.net.nz
Rname: hostmaster.1stdomains.net.nz
Serial: 2014110404
Refresh: 86400
Retry: 900
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 3600

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 Skysport.co.nz 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 Skysport.co.nz 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

Skysport.co.nz 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 77.5% of all visits is New Zealand. It’s good for Skysport.co.nz that their server is also located in New Zealand, as that enables the majority of their visitors to benefit from a much faster page load time.

Good result

Good result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of SKY Sport. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook:

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