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cheapflights.ie

CheapFlights.ie - Cheap flights from Ireland

Page Load Speed

1.7 sec in total

First Response

164 ms

Resources Loaded

1.4 sec

Page Rendered

128 ms

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About Website

Welcome to cheapflights.ie homepage info - get ready to check Cheap Flights best content for Ireland right away, or after learning these important things about cheapflights.ie

CheapFlights.ie, search and compare cheap flights, we save you time and money by quickly comparing prices from low cost airlines and online travel agents.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Cheapflights.ie page load time and found that the first response time was 164 ms and then it took 1.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 25% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

cheapflights.ie performance score

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Network Requests Diagram

cheapflights.ie

164 ms

www.cheapflights.ie

258 ms

cfglobal.css

262 ms

Default.css

187 ms

popcalendar.css

192 ms

Our browser made a total of 71 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 14% of them (10 requests) were addressed to the original Cheapflights.ie, 54% (38 requests) were made to 1.vbimg.com and 11% (8 requests) were made to Apis.google.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (469 ms) relates to the external source 1.vbimg.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 134.9 kB (56%)

Content Size

239.7 kB

After Optimization

104.8 kB

In fact, the total size of Cheapflights.ie main page is 239.7 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. 50% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 87.9 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-76%

Potential reduce by 33.1 kB

  • Original 43.4 kB
  • After minification 41.6 kB
  • After compression 10.3 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. 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 33.1 kB or 76% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-9%

Potential reduce by 4.2 kB

  • Original 47.2 kB
  • After minification 43.0 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. Cheap Flights images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-55%

Potential reduce by 48.5 kB

  • Original 87.9 kB
  • After minification 87.5 kB
  • After compression 39.4 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 48.5 kB or 55% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-80%

Potential reduce by 49.1 kB

  • Original 61.3 kB
  • After minification 54.7 kB
  • After compression 12.1 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. Cheapflights.ie needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 49.1 kB or 80% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 45 (65%)

Requests Now

69

After Optimization

24

The browser has sent 69 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Cheap Flights. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 21 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

SEO Factors

cheapflights.ie SEO score

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Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    EN

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Cheapflights.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 Cheapflights.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 Cheap Flights. 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: