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Page load speed analysis

  • 58/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    1.5 sec

  • Resources loaded

    20.9 sec

  • Page rendered

    24.1 sec

  • Total page load time

    46.5 sec

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We analyzed 24ways.org page load time and found that the first response time was 1.5 sec and then it took 45 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 61.5 kB
    Images 176.0 kB
    Javascripts 75.8 kB
    CSS 102.1 kB

    In fact, the total size of 24ways.org main page is 415.5 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. 20% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 176.0 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 61.5 kB
    • After minification 50.5 kB
    • After compression 9.6 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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 11.1 kB, which is 18% of the original size. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 51.9 kB or 84% of the original size.

    • Original 176.0 kB
    • After optimization 165.8 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. 24 Ways images are well optimized though.

    • Original 75.8 kB
    • After minification 75.8 kB
    • After compression 28.8 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 47.0 kB or 62% of the original size.

    • Original 102.1 kB
    • After minification 100.9 kB
    • After compression 23.5 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. 24ways.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 78.6 kB or 77% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 29 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 14% of them (4 requests) were addressed to the original 24ways.org, 83% (24 requests) were made to Cloud.24ways.org and 3% (1 request) were made to Fonts.googleapis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (14.2 sec) relates to the external source Cloud.24ways.org.

Additional info on 24ways.org

Requests

The browser has sent 28 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of 24 Ways. According to our analytics all requests are already optimized.

2

Javascripts

24

Images

2

CSS

28

All

Possible request optimization

2

Javascripts

24

Images

2

CSS

0

Optimized

28

All

Good result

IP address

24ways.org 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

24ways.org

dreamweaverfever.com

allinthehead.com

media.24ways.org

getlpg.org.uk

94.130.106.74

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

24ways.org

94.130.106.74 300
NS

24ways.org

ns2.dnsimple.com 3600
NS

24ways.org

ns3.dnsimple.com 3600
NS

24ways.org

ns4.dnsimple.com 3600
NS

24ways.org

ns1.dnsimple.com 3600

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

N/A  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 24ways.org can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Unfortunately we cannot identify language used on the page (probably there is a mix of languages, too little text or something else), while the claimed language is English. Our system also found out that 24ways.org 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

24ways.org 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 22.2% of all visits is United States. It lies approximately 4840 miles away from the server location (Germany) 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 24ways.org page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to United States or just closer to the user base.

Poor result

Normal result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of 24 Ways. 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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