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centralbank.ie: Home | Central Bank of Ireland

The Central Bank of Ireland is part of the European System of Central Banks.

Page load speed analysis

  • 67/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    1 sec

  • Resources loaded

    3 sec

  • Page rendered

    163 ms

  • Total page load time

    4.2 sec

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We analyzed Centralbank.ie page load time and found that the first response time was 1 sec and then it took 3.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 50% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 28.3 kB
    Images 179.2 kB
    Javascripts 132.0 kB
    CSS 54.9 kB

    In fact, the total size of Centralbank.ie main page is 394.4 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. Only 10% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 179.2 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 28.3 kB
    • After minification 22.4 kB
    • After compression 7.1 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 5.9 kB, which is 21% 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 21.2 kB or 75% of the original size.

    • Original 179.2 kB
    • After optimization 116.8 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. Obviously, Central Bank needs image optimization as it can save up to 62.5 kB or 35% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 132.0 kB
    • After minification 116.6 kB
    • After compression 31.8 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 100.3 kB or 76% of the original size.

    • Original 54.9 kB
    • After minification 40.2 kB
    • After compression 8.2 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. Centralbank.ie needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 46.7 kB or 85% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • centralbank.ie
  • home.aspx
  • 3_column_home.css
  • newwin.js
  • index.css
  • default.css
  • non_msie.css
  • non_ie.js
  • WebResource.axd
  • youtube.png
  • twitter.png
  • cblogo.jpg
  • go_off.gif
  • Sylvia%20Cronin%203.jpg
  • Central%20Bank%20-%20steps%20(homepage).jpg
  • Homepage%20image.jpg
  • CroppedGM.jpg
  • Bernard%20Sheridan_small.jpg
  • rates.png
  • 20-euro-final-two.gif
  • Macro%20Prudential.bmp
  • NewRegisters1.jpg
  • rss.gif
  • montage.jpg
  • ga.js
  • __utm.gif
  • collect
  • print.css
  • HtmlEditorCustomStyles.css
  • HtmlEditorTableFormats.css
  • RadEditorStyles_Default.css
  • RadEditorStyles_Default2006.css
  • arial.css
  • fluid_maxwidth.css
  • medium_text.css
  • all_msie.css

Our browser made a total of 36 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 92% of them (33 requests) were addressed to the original Centralbank.ie, 6% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 3% (1 request) were made to Stats.g.doubleclick.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1 sec) belongs to the original domain Centralbank.ie.

Additional info on centralbank.ie

Requests

The browser has sent 33 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Central Bank. 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 from 13 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

4

Javascripts

16

Images

13

CSS

33

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

11

Images

1

CSS

20

Optimized

13

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.centralbank.ie/Pages/home.aspx before it reached this domain.

IP address

This IP address is dedicated to Centralbank.ie. This is the best domain hosting practice .

Normal result

IP Trace

centralbank.ie

107.162.135.229

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

centralbank.ie

107.162.135.229 3600
NS

centralbank.ie

ns1a.kerna.ie 86400
NS

centralbank.ie

ns3.kerna.ie 86400
NS

centralbank.ie

ns0.kerna.ie 86400
NS

centralbank.ie

auth01.ns.eircom.net 86400

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 Centralbank.ie 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 Centralbank.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.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Centralbank.ie 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 34.6% of all visits is Morocco. It lies approximately 5710 miles away from the server location (United States) 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 Centralbank.ie page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to Morocco or just closer to the user base.

Poor result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Central Bank. 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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