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WELCOME WHISKY BIBLE 2016 Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible is the world’s leading whisky guide. Each edition contains roughly 4,500 detailed, professionally analysed and easy to understand tasting notes on t...

Page load speed analysis

  • 61/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    1.6 sec

  • Resources loaded

    2.7 sec

  • Page rendered

    268 ms

  • Total page load time

    4.6 sec

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We analyzed Whiskybible.com page load time and found that the first response time was 1.6 sec and then it took 2.9 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 50% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 23.1 kB
    Images 481.8 kB
    Javascripts 128.0 kB
    CSS 157.0 kB

    In fact, the total size of Whiskybible.com main page is 789.9 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 481.8 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 23.1 kB
    • After minification 22.3 kB
    • After compression 5.7 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 17.3 kB or 75% of the original size.

    • Original 481.8 kB
    • After optimization 455.3 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. Whiskybible images are well optimized though.

    • Original 128.0 kB
    • After minification 127.9 kB
    • After compression 45.4 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 82.6 kB or 65% of the original size.

    • Original 157.0 kB
    • After minification 120.6 kB
    • After compression 22.3 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. Whiskybible.com needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 134.6 kB or 86% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • whiskybible.com
  • wp-emoji-release.min.js
  • style.css
  • style.css
  • features.css
  • jquery.js
  • jquery-migrate.min.js
  • third-party.min.js
  • modernizr.min.js
  • general.min.js
  • shortcodes.css
  • custom.css
  • widgets.js
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  • contact.jpg
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  • jot
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Our browser made a total of 26 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 65% of them (17 requests) were addressed to the original Whiskybible.com, 15% (4 requests) were made to 0 and 12% (3 requests) were made to Platform.twitter.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.6 sec) belongs to the original domain Whiskybible.com.

Additional info on whiskybible.com

Requests

The browser has sent 24 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Whiskybible. 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 5 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

8

Javascripts

10

Images

5

CSS

1

AJAX

24

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

10

Images

1

CSS

1

AJAX

11

Optimized

13

All

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IP address

Whiskybible.com uses IP address which is currently shared with 4 other domains. The more sites share the same IP address, 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.

Poor result

IP Trace

whiskybible.com

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kidspaceadventures.com

graphicxtras.com

alvechurch.com

217.199.187.71

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

whiskybible.com

217.199.187.71 3249
NS

whiskybible.com

ns2.livedns.co.uk 3599
NS

whiskybible.com

ns3.livedns.co.uk 3599
NS

whiskybible.com

ns1.livedns.co.uk 3599
SOA

whiskybible.com

3599 Mname: ns1.livedns.co.uk
Rname: administrator.whiskybible.com
Serial: 1464270770
Refresh: 10800
Retry: 3600
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 Whiskybible.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 Whiskybible.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

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

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Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 67.6% of all visits is United States. It lies approximately 4490 miles away from the server location (United Kingdom) and such a long distance can negatively affect website speed, as it takes some time for data to travel back and forth between those places. That’s why one of the best ways to speed up Whiskybible.com page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to United States or just closer to the user base.

Poor result

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Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of Whiskybible. 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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