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americanskin.org: American Skin Association

Investing in medical research. Educating school age children. Saving lives and alleviating the suffering from skin disorders, melanoma, skin cancer.

Page load speed analysis

  • 84/100

    Good result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    52 ms

  • Resources loaded

    142 ms

  • Page rendered

    126 ms

  • Total page load time

    320 ms

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We analyzed Americanskin.org page load time and found that the first response time was 52 ms and then it took 268 ms 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 20.8 kB
    Images 253.5 kB
    Javascripts 38.6 kB
    CSS 11.2 kB

    In fact, the total size of Americanskin.org main page is 324.0 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. 15% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 253.5 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 20.8 kB
    • After minification 15.4 kB
    • After compression 5.4 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 5.4 kB, which is 26% 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 15.4 kB or 74% of the original size.

    • Original 253.5 kB
    • After optimization 246.5 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. American Skin images are well optimized though.

    • Original 38.6 kB
    • After minification 33.5 kB
    • After compression 12.9 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 25.7 kB or 67% of the original size.

    • Original 11.2 kB
    • After minification 7.9 kB
    • After compression 2.6 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. Americanskin.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 8.5 kB or 77% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • americanskin.org
  • global.css
  • asa2.css
  • home.css
  • lib.js
  • analytics.js
  • nav_bg_left.gif
  • header.gif
  • nav_bg.gif
  • nav_bg_right.gif
  • feature_pic.jpg
  • brochure_melanoma.jpg
  • wos.png
  • video.jpg
  • science_pic.jpg
  • education_pic.jpg
  • 2016savethedate.jpg
  • container_bottom.gif
  • container_bottom_left.gif
  • container_bottom_right.gif
  • network_for_good.gif
  • charity_nav_btn_5.gif
  • facebook.gif
  • collect

Our browser made a total of 24 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 92% of them (22 requests) were addressed to the original Americanskin.org, 8% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (54 ms) belongs to the original domain Americanskin.org.

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Requests

The browser has sent 23 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of American Skin. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests and as a result speed up the page load time.

2

Javascripts

18

Images

3

CSS

23

All

Possible request optimization

2

Javascripts

11

Images

3

CSS

7

Optimized

16

All

Good result

IP address

Americanskin.org 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

americanskin.org

ias.rockefeller.edu

129.85.244.108

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

americanskin.org

129.85.244.108 86400
NS

americanskin.org

ns2.serverdata.net 86400
NS

americanskin.org

ns4.serverdata.net 86400
NS

americanskin.org

ns3.serverdata.net 86400
NS

americanskin.org

ns5.serverdata.net 86400

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

N/A  language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Americanskin.org can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. Our system also found out that Americanskin.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

Americanskin.org 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 78.2% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Americanskin.org that their server is also located in United States, as that enables the majority of their visitors to benefit from a much faster page load time.

Good result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of American Skin. 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:

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