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britishmuseum.org: British Museum - Welcome to the British Museum

The Museum houses a vast collection of world art and artefacts and is free to all visitors. Find information about visiting, including admission and opening times, events and exhibitions, gallery guid...

Page load speed analysis

  • 64/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    407 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2.2 sec

  • Page rendered

    319 ms

  • Total page load time

    2.9 sec

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We analyzed Britishmuseum.org page load time and found that the first response time was 407 ms and then it took 2.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 45% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 44.9 kB
    Images 1.7 MB
    Javascripts 687.5 kB
    CSS 190.7 kB

    In fact, the total size of Britishmuseum.org main page is 2.6 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. 50% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.7 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 44.9 kB
    • After minification 36.7 kB
    • After compression 10.8 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 8.1 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 34.1 kB or 76% of the original size.

    • Original 1.7 MB
    • After optimization 1.6 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. British Museum images are well optimized though.

    • Original 687.5 kB
    • After minification 607.4 kB
    • After compression 193.4 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 494.0 kB or 72% of the original size.

    • Original 190.7 kB
    • After minification 150.4 kB
    • After compression 31.6 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. Britishmuseum.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 159.1 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 103 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 49% of them (50 requests) were addressed to the original Britishmuseum.org, 4% (4 requests) were made to Cm.g.doubleclick.net and 4% (4 requests) were made to P.rfihub.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.2 sec) belongs to the original domain Britishmuseum.org.

Additional info on britishmuseum.org

Requests

The browser has sent 92 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of British Museum. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 19 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 7 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

19

Javascripts

57

Images

7

CSS

9

AJAX

92

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

29

Images

1

CSS

9

AJAX

52

Optimized

40

All

Normal result

IP address

This IP address is dedicated to Britishmuseum.org. This is the best domain hosting practice .

Normal result

IP Trace

britishmuseum.org

195.224.71.221

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

britishmuseum.org

195.224.71.221 300
NS

britishmuseum.org

dns2.cscdns.net 14400
NS

britishmuseum.org

dns1.cscdns.net 14400
SOA

britishmuseum.org

14400 Mname: dns1.cscdns.net
Rname: hostmaster.cscdns.net
Serial: 2019012118
Refresh: 28800
Retry: 7200
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 14400
MX

britishmuseum.org

britishmuseum-org.mail.protection.outlook.com 3600 Pri: 10

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 Britishmuseum.org 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 Britishmuseum.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

Britishmuseum.org 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 24.8% of all visits is United States. It lies approximately 4360 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 Britishmuseum.org page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to United States or just closer to the user base.

Poor result

Normal result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of British Museum. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook:

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