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1stchoice.net: 1st Choice Recruitment - Celebrating 30 Years in Recruitment

Celebrating 30 Years in Recruitment

Page load speed analysis

  • 62/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    413 ms

  • Resources loaded

    4.6 sec

  • Page rendered

    185 ms

  • Total page load time

    5.2 sec

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We analyzed 1stchoice.net page load time and found that the first response time was 413 ms and then it took 4.8 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 49.8 kB
    Images 1.1 MB
    Javascripts 26.3 kB
    CSS 0 B

    In fact, the total size of 1stchoice.net main page is 1.1 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. 50% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.1 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 49.8 kB
    • After minification 48.3 kB
    • After compression 10.8 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 39.0 kB or 78% of the original size.

    • Original 1.1 MB
    • After optimization 1.0 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. 1st Choice images are well optimized though.

    • Original 26.3 kB
    • After minification 26.3 kB
    • After compression 10.9 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 15.4 kB or 58% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • www.1stchoice.net
  • wp-emoji-release.min.js
  • dynamik-min.css
  • csbwfs.css
  • easingslider.min.css
  • light_style.css
  • jquery-ui-1.11.4.custom.css
  • mediaelementplayer.min.css
  • wp-mediaelement.css
  • wpv-pagination.css
  • jquery.js
  • jquery-migrate.min.js
  • jquery.easingslider.min.js
  • collapse.js
  • hoverIntent.min.js
  • superfish.min.js
  • superfish.args.min.js
  • dynamik-responsive.js
  • core.min.js
  • datepicker.min.js
  • jquery.ui.datepicker-en-GB.js
  • mediaelement-and-player.min.js
  • wp-mediaelement.js
  • underscore.min.js
  • wp-util.min.js
  • backbone.min.js
  • wp-playlist.js
  • wpv-pagination-embedded.js
  • wp-embed.min.js
  • analytics.js
  • light-circle-bg.png
  • logo-v1.png
  • arrow-down.png
  • facebook.png
  • twitter.png
  • linkedin.png
  • googleplus.png
  • loading.gif
  • home-slider-1.jpg
  • home-slider-4.jpg
  • home-slider-2.jpg
  • home-slider-3.jpg
  • nav-arrow-next.png
  • nav-arrow-prev.png
  • content-filler.png
  • widgets.js
  • collect
  • button.0308b81ff1714e446f674b5b9793f2cd.js
  • nav-icon-inactive.png
  • follow_button.b9740740e0bcf9b0657c5b11bd4388da.en-gb.html
  • jot
  • lazyload.1.0.2.min.js

Our browser made a total of 52 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 88% of them (46 requests) were addressed to the original 1stchoice.net, 6% (3 requests) were made to Platform.twitter.com and 4% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (985 ms) belongs to the original domain 1stchoice.net.

Additional info on 1stchoice.net

Requests

The browser has sent 51 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of 1st Choice. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 24 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 8 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

24

Javascripts

18

Images

8

CSS

1

AJAX

51

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

18

Images

1

CSS

1

AJAX

30

Optimized

21

All

Normal result

IP address

1stchoice.net 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

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

1stchoice.net

176.74.20.37 10800
NS

1stchoice.net

ns1.shadowcaster.co.uk 10800
NS

1stchoice.net

ns2.shadowcaster.co.uk 10800
SOA

1stchoice.net

10800 Mname: ns1.shadowcaster.co.uk
Rname: hostmaster.mainnameserver.com
Serial: 2016021709
Refresh: 86400
Retry: 604800
Expire: 2419200
Minimum-ttl: 10800
MX

1stchoice.net

mail.1stchoice.net 10800 Pri: 10

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 1stchoice.net 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 1stchoice.net 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

1stchoice.net 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 100% of all visits is United Kingdom. It’s good for 1stchoice.net that their server is also located in United Kingdom, as that enables the majority of their visitors to benefit from a much faster page load time.

Good result

Normal result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of 1st Choice. 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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