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Page load speed analysis

  • 49/100

    Normal result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    531 ms

  • Resources loaded

    93.1 sec

  • Page rendered

    44 sec

  • Total page load time

    137.7 sec

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We analyzed Vancouversun.com page load time and found that the first response time was 531 ms and then it took 137.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is an excellent result, as only a small number of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 297.5 kB
    Images 3.8 MB
    Javascripts 5.3 MB
    CSS 1.2 MB

    In fact, the total size of Vancouversun.com main page is 10.6 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. 85% of websites need less resources to load and that’s why Accessify’s recommendations for optimization and resource minification can be helpful for this project. Javascripts take 5.3 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 297.5 kB
    • After minification 276.3 kB
    • After compression 76.1 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. 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 221.4 kB or 74% of the original size.

    • Original 3.8 MB
    • After optimization 3.7 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. Vancouver Sun images are well optimized though.

    • Original 5.3 MB
    • After minification 5.0 MB
    • After compression 1.5 MB

    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 3.8 MB or 71% of the original size.

    • Original 1.2 MB
    • After minification 1.0 MB
    • After compression 212.8 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. Vancouversun.com needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 958.8 kB or 82% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 209 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 1% of them (3 requests) were addressed to the original Vancouversun.com, 13% (28 requests) were made to Wpmedia.vancouversun.com and 9% (18 requests) were made to S0.wp.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (16.8 sec) relates to the external source As.casalemedia.com.

Additional info on vancouversun.com

Requests

The browser has sent 182 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Vancouver Sun. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 71 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 13 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

71

Javascripts

84

Images

13

CSS

14

AJAX

182

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

63

Images

1

CSS

14

AJAX

103

Optimized

79

All

Normal result

IP address

Vancouversun.com uses IP addresses which are currently shared with 5 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

vancouversun.com

torontosun.com

lorelle.wordpress.com

blog.wordpress.com

forums.wordpress.com

192.0.78.13

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

vancouversun.com

192.0.78.13 300
A

vancouversun.com

192.0.78.12 300
NS

vancouversun.com

ns1.postmediadns.com 300
NS

vancouversun.com

ns2.postmediadns.com 300
SOA

vancouversun.com

300 Mname: ns1.postmediadns.com
Rname: dnsadmin.postmedia.com
Serial: 2018101101
Refresh: 3600
Retry: 900
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 86400

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 Vancouversun.com 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 Vancouversun.com 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

Vancouversun.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 69.7% of all visits is Canada. It lies approximately 1010 miles away from the server location (United States) and such a distance cannot critically affect website speed, but moving the server closer to their user base in Canada can speed up Vancouversun.com page load time anyway.

Normal result

Good result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of Vancouver Sun. 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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