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UAE News, Dubai News and Gulf News from the nation's favourite independent newspaper. Keep up to date with what's happening in the United Arab Emirates.

Page load speed analysis

  • 58/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    253 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2.8 sec

  • Page rendered

    531 ms

  • Total page load time

    3.5 sec

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We analyzed 7days.ae page load time and found that the first response time was 253 ms and then it took 3.3 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 147.1 kB
    Images 1.7 MB
    Javascripts 1.1 MB
    CSS 418.1 kB

    In fact, the total size of 7days.ae main page is 3.4 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. 80% 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. Images take 1.7 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 147.1 kB
    • After minification 121.2 kB
    • After compression 26.3 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 25.9 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 120.7 kB or 82% of the original size.

    • Original 1.7 MB
    • After optimization 1.4 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. Obviously, 7 Days needs image optimization as it can save up to 284.8 kB or 16% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 1.1 MB
    • After minification 1.1 MB
    • After compression 374.9 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 768.0 kB or 67% of the original size.

    • Original 418.1 kB
    • After minification 408.8 kB
    • After compression 79.7 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. 7days.ae needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 338.4 kB or 81% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 150 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 7% of them (11 requests) were addressed to the original 7days.ae, 46% (69 requests) were made to 1sqg7i1t88eg2h9w3nqndud1.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com and 15% (22 requests) were made to Static.xx.fbcdn.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.4 sec) belongs to the original domain 7days.ae.

Additional info on 7days.ae

Requests

The browser has sent 148 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of 7 Days. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 44 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 29 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

44

Javascripts

69

Images

29

CSS

6

AJAX

148

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

56

Images

1

CSS

6

AJAX

84

Optimized

64

All

Normal result

IP address

7days.ae uses IP address which is currently shared with 1 other domain. 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.

Normal result

IP Trace

7days.ae

7daysindubai.com

134.213.220.70

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

7days.ae

134.213.220.70 86398
NS

7days.ae

ns3.instradns.com 86400
NS

7days.ae

ns2.instradns.com 86400
NS

7days.ae

ns1.instradns.com 86400
SOA

7days.ae

86400 Mname: ns1.instradns.com
Rname: root.instra.com
Serial: 2014021901
Refresh: 28800
Retry: 7200
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 7days.ae 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 7days.ae 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

7days.ae 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 29.9% of all visits is United Arab Emirates. It lies approximately 3400 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 7days.ae page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to United Arab Emirates or just closer to the user base.

Poor result

Normal result

Social Sharing Optimization

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