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news.bbc.co.uk: Home - BBC News

Visit BBC News for up-to-the-minute news, breaking news, video, audio and feature stories. BBC News provides trusted World and UK news as well as local and regional perspectives. Also entertainment, b...

Page load speed analysis

  • 79/100

    Good result
  • 8

    Successful tests
  • 0

    Failed test
  • First response

    315 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1.1 sec

  • Page rendered

    0 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.5 sec

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We analyzed News.bbc.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 315 ms and then it took 1.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 15% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 16.3 kB
    Images 0 B
    Javascripts 194.9 kB
    CSS 43.2 kB

    In fact, the total size of News.bbc.co.uk main page is 254.3 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. 25% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 194.9 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 16.3 kB
    • After minification 15.9 kB
    • After compression 4.4 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. HTML code on this page is well minified. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 11.8 kB or 73% of the original size.

    • Original 194.9 kB
    • After minification 194.6 kB
    • After compression 54.1 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 140.8 kB or 72% of the original size.

    • Original 43.2 kB
    • After minification 43.1 kB
    • After compression 6.6 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. News.bbc.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 36.5 kB or 85% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • news.bbc.co.uk
  • news
  • chartbeat_mab.js
  • orb.min.css
  • api.min.js
  • id-cta.css
  • main.min.css
  • core.css
  • notifications.js
  • lib.js
  • fig.js

Our browser made a total of 12 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 8% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original News.bbc.co.uk, 33% (4 requests) were made to Static.bbci.co.uk and 17% (2 requests) were made to Mybbc.files.bbci.co.uk. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (361 ms) relates to the external source Static.bbci.co.uk.

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Requests

The browser has sent 10 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of News BBC. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 5 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

5

Javascripts

4

CSS

1

AJAX

10

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

1

CSS

1

AJAX

7

Optimized

3

All

Good result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

News.bbc.co.uk 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

news.bbc.co.uk

newswww.bbc.net.uk

212.58.244.57

212.58.249.145

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

newswww.bbc.net.uk

212.58.244.57 300
A

newswww.bbc.net.uk

212.58.249.145 300
CNAME

news.bbc.co.uk

newswww.bbc.net.uk 300

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 News.bbc.co.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 News.bbc.co.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.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

News.bbc.co.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 50.5% of all visits is United Kingdom. It’s good for News.bbc.co.uk that their server is also located in United Kingdom, as that enables the majority of their visitors to benefit from a much faster page load time.

Good result

Good result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of News BBC. 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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