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adviceguide.org.uk: Citizens Advice

Online free advice from Citizens Advice to help you find a way forward, whatever the problem. Our research enables us to campaign on issues affecting people's lives.

Page load speed analysis

  • 67/100

    Normal result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    208 ms

  • Resources loaded

    5.9 sec

  • Page rendered

    563 ms

  • Total page load time

    6.7 sec

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We analyzed Adviceguide.org.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 208 ms and then it took 6.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 75% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 82.4 kB
    Images 172.4 kB
    Javascripts 48.6 kB
    CSS 2.8 kB

    In fact, the total size of Adviceguide.org.uk main page is 306.3 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 172.4 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 82.4 kB
    • After minification 51.2 kB
    • After compression 12.5 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 31.2 kB, which is 38% 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 69.8 kB or 85% of the original size.

    • Original 172.4 kB
    • After optimization 124.1 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. Obviously, Advice Guide needs image optimization as it can save up to 48.4 kB or 28% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 48.6 kB
    • After minification 42.1 kB
    • After compression 14.8 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 33.8 kB or 70% of the original size.

    • Original 2.8 kB
    • After minification 2.2 kB
    • After compression 965 B

    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. Adviceguide.org.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 1.9 kB or 66% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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  • www.citizensadvice.org.uk
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Our browser made a total of 33 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 3% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Adviceguide.org.uk, 70% (23 requests) were made to Citizensadvice.org.uk and 18% (6 requests) were made to Blogs.citizensadvice.org.uk. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2.6 sec) relates to the external source Citizensadvice.org.uk.

Additional info on adviceguide.org.uk

Requests

The browser has sent 26 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Advice Guide. According to our analytics all requests are already optimized.

3

Javascripts

21

Images

2

CSS

26

All

Possible request optimization

3

Javascripts

21

Images

2

CSS

0

Optimized

26

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Adviceguide.org.uk uses IP addresses which are currently shared with 16 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.

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IP Trace

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DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

adviceguide.org.uk

52.218.108.28 5
NS

adviceguide.org.uk

ns-970.awsdns-57.net 86400
NS

adviceguide.org.uk

ns-1316.awsdns-36.org 86400
NS

adviceguide.org.uk

ns-1940.awsdns-50.co.uk 86400
NS

adviceguide.org.uk

ns-207.awsdns-25.com 86400

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Adviceguide.org.uk 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 77.5% of all visits is United Kingdom. It lies approximately 4600 miles away from the server location (United States) 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 Adviceguide.org.uk page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to United Kingdom or just closer to the user base.

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Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Advice Guide. Lack of Open Graph description can be counter-productive for their social media presence, as such a description allows converting a website homepage (or other pages) into good-looking, rich and well-structured posts, when it is being shared on Facebook and other social media. For example, adding the following code snippet into HTML <head> tag will help to represent this web page correctly in social networks:

adviceguide.org.uk

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 Adviceguide.org.uk 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 Adviceguide.org.uk 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.

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