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veterans.ct.gov: Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs

/veterans Website

Page load speed analysis

  • 79/100

    Good result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    78 ms

  • Resources loaded

    454 ms

  • Page rendered

    173 ms

  • Total page load time

    705 ms

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We analyzed Veterans.ct.gov page load time and found that the first response time was 78 ms and then it took 627 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 36.1 kB
    Images 174.6 kB
    Javascripts 45.7 kB
    CSS 0 B

    In fact, the total size of Veterans.ct.gov main page is 256.3 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. 15% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 174.6 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 36.1 kB
    • After minification 35.1 kB
    • After compression 6.6 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 29.4 kB or 82% of the original size.

    • Original 174.6 kB
    • After optimization 166.1 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. Veterans Ct images are well optimized though.

    • Original 45.7 kB
    • After minification 44.4 kB
    • After compression 16.6 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 29.1 kB or 64% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • veterans.ct.gov
  • www.veterans.ct.gov
  • default.asp
  • spacer.gif
  • ctgov_vet_banner.gif
  • gov_seal_navy.gif
  • veterans_ctgov.jpg
  • vet_online_resources.gif
  • vet_education_01.gif
  • vet_employment_01.gif
  • vet_health_01.gif
  • vet_housing_01.gif
  • vet_tax_01.gif
  • vet_dmv_01.gif
  • vet_guard_01.gif
  • vet_state_01.gif
  • all_seals.gif
  • flag_status.gif
  • vet_job_bank.gif
  • joining_forces.gif
  • vet_top_nav_1a.gif
  • vet_top_nav_2a.gif
  • vet_top_nav_3a.gif
  • vet_top_nav_4a.gif
  • veterans_image_3.jpg
  • welcome.gif
  • announcements_2.gif
  • gatag.js
  • ctgov_footer.gif
  • ga.js
  • __utm.gif

Our browser made a total of 32 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 91% of them (29 requests) were addressed to the original Veterans.ct.gov, 6% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 3% (1 request) were made to Ct.gov. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (197 ms) belongs to the original domain Veterans.ct.gov.

Additional info on veterans.ct.gov

Requests

The browser has sent 28 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Veterans Ct. According to our analytics all requests are already optimized.

2

Javascripts

26

Images

28

All

Possible request optimization

2

Javascripts

26

Images

0

Optimized

28

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser reached this domain in three steps. The first redirect led to http://www.veterans.ct.gov, then it was forwarded to http://www.veterans.ct.gov/veterans/, and afterwards it was sent to site/default.asp before we finally managed to reach this website. We strongly recommend that the redirects should be reduced, as the more redirects a site has, the slower it loads.

IP address

Veterans.ct.gov 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

veterans.ct.gov

governor.ct.gov

sde.ct.gov

sots.ct.gov

kids.ct.gov

159.247.0.240

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

veterans.ct.gov

159.247.0.240 56

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

EN en 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 Veterans.ct.gov 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 Veterans.ct.gov 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

Veterans.ct.gov 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 89.2% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Veterans.ct.gov 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 Veterans Ct. 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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