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basicskills.net: Basic Skills | Testing, Tutoring & Academic Support for Homeschoolers - Basic Skills

Page load speed analysis

  • 72/100

    Good result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    174 ms

  • Resources loaded

    511 ms

  • Page rendered

    217 ms

  • Total page load time

    902 ms

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We analyzed Basicskills.net page load time and found that the first response time was 174 ms and then it took 728 ms to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 10% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 33.4 kB
    Images 163.7 kB
    Javascripts 185.7 kB
    CSS 5.9 kB

    In fact, the total size of Basicskills.net main page is 388.8 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. Javascripts take 185.7 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 33.4 kB
    • After minification 28.6 kB
    • After compression 8.7 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 4.9 kB, which is 15% 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 24.7 kB or 74% of the original size.

    • Original 163.7 kB
    • After optimization 152.7 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. Basic Skills images are well optimized though.

    • Original 185.7 kB
    • After minification 179.8 kB
    • After compression 58.9 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 126.8 kB or 68% of the original size.

    • Original 5.9 kB
    • After minification 4.9 kB
    • After compression 1.4 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. Basicskills.net needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 4.5 kB or 76% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • basicskills.net
  • basicskills.css
  • p7APMscripts.js
  • p7APM01.css
  • maximenu.js
  • 1218319304.js
  • shopping-cart.gif
  • pixel.gif
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  • testingseasonhasbegun-copy3.png
  • testingseasonhasbegun-copy4.png
  • back2d.jpg
  • email.gif
  • template_header_w_map_grn.jpg
  • DoorsReflect.jpg
  • testpreparationad.jpg
  • btn_paynowCC_LG.gif
  • displays.htm
  • pixel.gif
  • ga.js
  • transback.gif
  • p7apmPlus_black.gif
  • __utm.gif
  • p7apmMinus_white.gif

Our browser made a total of 25 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 68% of them (17 requests) were addressed to the original Basicskills.net, 12% (3 requests) were made to Paypal.com and 8% (2 requests) were made to Forms.aweber.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (262 ms) relates to the external source Curt6.ipower.com.

Additional info on basicskills.net

Requests

The browser has sent 24 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Basic Skills. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 4 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

4

Javascripts

18

Images

2

CSS

24

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

11

Images

2

CSS

10

Optimized

14

All

Good result

IP address

Basicskills.net 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

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66.96.149.1

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

basicskills.net

66.96.149.1 3598
NS

basicskills.net

ns1.ipower.com 3600
NS

basicskills.net

ns2.ipower.com 3600
SOA

basicskills.net

3600 Mname: ns1.ipower.com
Rname: dnsadmin.ipower.com
Serial: 2009062351
Refresh: 10800
Retry: 3600
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 3600
MX

basicskills.net

mx.basicskills.net 3600 Pri: 30

Language and encoding

Poor result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

N/A  language flag

Claimed

Encoding

ISO-8859-1

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Basicskills.net 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 Basicskills.net main page’s claimed encoding is iso-8859-1. Changing it to UTF-8 can be a good choice, as this format is commonly used for encoding all over the web and thus their visitors won’t have any troubles with symbol transcription or reading.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Basicskills.net 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 100% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Basicskills.net 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 Basic Skills. 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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