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somervillema.gov: Home | City of Somerville

Page load speed analysis

  • 67/100

    Normal result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    3.6 sec

  • Resources loaded

    4.9 sec

  • Page rendered

    221 ms

  • Total page load time

    8.8 sec

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We analyzed Somervillema.gov page load time and found that the first response time was 3.6 sec and then it took 5.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 70% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 48.0 kB
    Images 403.1 kB
    Javascripts 260.8 kB
    CSS 102.9 kB

    In fact, the total size of Somervillema.gov main page is 814.9 kB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 30% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 403.1 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 48.0 kB
    • After minification 46.0 kB
    • After compression 10.0 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 38.0 kB or 79% of the original size.

    • Original 403.1 kB
    • After optimization 382.3 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. Somerville Ma images are well optimized though.

    • Original 260.8 kB
    • After minification 221.4 kB
    • After compression 73.9 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 186.9 kB or 72% of the original size.

    • Original 102.9 kB
    • After minification 93.6 kB
    • After compression 17.2 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. Somervillema.gov needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 85.7 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • somervillema.gov
  • www.somervillema.gov
  • css_65d743c8d42344143017c548139943e6.css
  • js_842ccfe58212320308309b9022ba9e45.js
  • home.css
  • slidedeck.skin.css
  • jquery-1.3.2.min.js
  • slidedeck.jquery.js
  • dw_event.js
  • dw_scroll.js
  • scroll_controls.js
  • custom.js
  • ga.js
  • pro
  • background4.gif
  • top-banner4.gif
  • magnifying-glass4.gif
  • dashboard.png
  • tv.png
  • letter.png
  • twitter.png
  • facebook.png
  • status-bar.png
  • spines.png
  • slides.png
  • shs-banner.png
  • residents5.jpg
  • businesses.jpg
  • mayor.jpg
  • corner.png
  • dashed-line.gif
  • rss.gif
  • drop-down.gif
  • traffic-and-parking-icon-new_0.gif
  • calendar-icon-new_0.gif
  • 311-icon-new.gif
  • pay-online-icon-new.gif
  • social-media-icon-new_0.gif
  • somerville-jobs-icon-new.gif
  • citywide-planning-icon-new.gif
  • fitness-challenge-icon-new.gif
  • somervision-icon-new.gif
  • somerville-tv-icon-new_0-%281%29.gif
  • educational-channel-icon-new.gif
  • maps-icon-new.gif
  • resistat-icon-new.gif
  • somerstreets-icon-new.gif
  • aro-lft.gif
  • aro-rt.gif
  • __utm.gif
  • css_1a64913a5754f289caa6525e7d71c450.css

Our browser made a total of 51 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 94% of them (48 requests) were addressed to the original Somervillema.gov, 4% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 2% (1 request) were made to Slidedeck.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (3.6 sec) belongs to the original domain Somervillema.gov.

Additional info on somervillema.gov

Requests

The browser has sent 49 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Somerville Ma. 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 from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

8

Javascripts

37

Images

4

CSS

49

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

28

Images

1

CSS

19

Optimized

30

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.somervillema.gov/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

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

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IP Trace

somervillema.gov

104.16.230.183

104.16.231.183

104.16.232.183

104.16.233.183

104.16.234.183

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

somervillema.gov

52.25.219.28 60
A

somervillema.gov

52.36.45.254 60
NS

somervillema.gov

ns1-05.azure-dns.com 86397
NS

somervillema.gov

ns2-05.azure-dns.net 86397
NS

somervillema.gov

ns4-05.azure-dns.info 86397

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 Somervillema.gov 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 Somervillema.gov 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

Somervillema.gov 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 96.1% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Somervillema.gov 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.

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Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

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