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autotrader.ie

Carzone Ireland | New & Used Cars For Sale

Page Load Speed

31.9 sec in total

First Response

416 ms

Resources Loaded

22.5 sec

Page Rendered

9 sec

autotrader.ie screenshot

About Website

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Key Findings

We analyzed Autotrader.ie page load time and found that the first response time was 416 ms and then it took 31.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 95% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

autotrader.ie performance score

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Network Requests Diagram

autotrader.ie

416 ms

www.autotrader.ie

1441 ms

base-style.css

273 ms

jquery1.5.2.js

421 ms

handle_mobile.js

353 ms

Our browser made a total of 78 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 54% of them (42 requests) were addressed to the original Autotrader.ie, 8% (6 requests) were made to Carzone.ie and 5% (4 requests) were made to Tags.tiqcdn.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (4.4 sec) belongs to the original domain Autotrader.ie.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.4 MB (48%)

Content Size

2.9 MB

After Optimization

1.5 MB

In fact, the total size of Autotrader.ie main page is 2.9 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. 60% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 1.7 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-79%

Potential reduce by 50.7 kB

  • Original 63.8 kB
  • After minification 53.4 kB
  • After compression 13.2 kB

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 10.5 kB, which is 16% 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 50.7 kB or 79% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-3%

Potential reduce by 24.2 kB

  • Original 911.1 kB
  • After minification 886.8 kB

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. Autotrader images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-70%

Potential reduce by 1.2 MB

  • Original 1.7 MB
  • After minification 1.7 MB
  • After compression 516.5 kB

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 1.2 MB or 70% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-60%

Potential reduce by 160.0 kB

  • Original 265.7 kB
  • After minification 254.2 kB
  • After compression 105.7 kB

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. Autotrader.ie needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 160.0 kB or 60% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 51 (68%)

Requests Now

75

After Optimization

24

The browser has sent 75 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Autotrader. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 25 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

SEO Factors

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Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    N/A

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Autotrader.ie 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 Autotrader.ie 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.

Social Sharing Optimization

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