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cars.virginholidays.co.uk: Virgin car hire - book cheap car hire with Virgin Atlantic

Page load speed analysis

  • 58/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    170 ms

  • Resources loaded

    3.3 sec

  • Page rendered

    146 ms

  • Total page load time

    3.6 sec

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We analyzed Cars.virginholidays.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 170 ms and then it took 3.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 55% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 4.6 kB
    Images 425.2 kB
    Javascripts 409.0 kB
    CSS 69.4 kB

    In fact, the total size of Cars.virginholidays.co.uk main page is 908.2 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. 15% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 425.2 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 4.6 kB
    • After minification 4.2 kB
    • After compression 1.6 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 3.0 kB or 66% of the original size.

    • Original 425.2 kB
    • After optimization 144.0 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. Obviously, Car S Virgin Holidays needs image optimization as it can save up to 281.2 kB or 66% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 409.0 kB
    • After minification 408.7 kB
    • After compression 115.1 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 294.0 kB or 72% of the original size.

    • Original 69.4 kB
    • After compression 12.3 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. Cars.virginholidays.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 57.1 kB or 82% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • cars.virginholidays.co.uk
  • cars.virginholidays.co.uk
  • cars.vhols.min.css
  • gs_noscript_100-50_en.gif
  • gs_image_100-50_en.js
  • require.min.js
  • header.jpg
  • mainSprite.png
  • main.js
  • siteSeal.do

Our browser made a total of 10 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 70% of them (7 requests) were addressed to the original Cars.virginholidays.co.uk, 20% (2 requests) were made to Seal.globalsign.com and 10% (1 request) were made to Ssif1.globalsign.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2 sec) relates to the external source Ssif1.globalsign.com.

Additional info on cars.virginholidays.co.uk

Requests

The browser has sent 8 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Car S Virgin Holidays. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 4 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

4

Javascripts

3

Images

1

CSS

8

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

3

Images

1

CSS

3

Optimized

5

All

Good result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to https://cars.virginholidays.co.uk/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Cars.virginholidays.co.uk uses IP addresses which are currently shared with 1 other domain. 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

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

live-294882712.eu-west-1.elb.amazonaws.com

46.137.79.243 59
A

live-294882712.eu-west-1.elb.amazonaws.com

46.137.178.114 59
CNAME

cars.virginholidays.co.uk

live-294882712.eu-west-1.elb.amazonaws.com 14399

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 Cars.virginholidays.co.uk 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 Cars.virginholidays.co.uk 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

Cars.virginholidays.co.uk has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.

Poor result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 87% of all visits is United Kingdom. It lies approximately 180 miles away from the server location (Ireland) and such a small distance can positively affect website speed, as data can travel really fast between those locations.

Good result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Car S Virgin Holidays. 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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