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Page load speed analysis

  • 72/100

    Good result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    85 ms

  • Resources loaded

    705 ms

  • Page rendered

    359 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.1 sec

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We analyzed Democracynow.org page load time and found that the first response time was 85 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 90.2 kB
    Images 2.6 MB
    Javascripts 111.9 kB
    CSS 297.5 kB

    In fact, the total size of Democracynow.org main page is 3.1 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. 65% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 2.6 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 90.2 kB
    • After minification 84.0 kB
    • After compression 17.2 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 72.9 kB or 81% of the original size.

    • Original 2.6 MB
    • After optimization 2.6 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. Democracy Now images are well optimized though.

    • Original 111.9 kB
    • After minification 90.4 kB
    • After compression 26.7 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 85.2 kB or 76% of the original size.

    • Original 297.5 kB
    • After minification 295.7 kB
    • After compression 56.3 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. Democracynow.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 241.2 kB or 81% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 88 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 78% of them (69 requests) were addressed to the original Democracynow.org, 7% (6 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com and 5% (4 requests) were made to P.jwpcdn.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (178 ms) relates to the external source Google-analytics.com.

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Requests

The browser has sent 77 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Democracy Now. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 16 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 7 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

16

Javascripts

52

Images

7

CSS

2

AJAX

77

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

52

Images

1

CSS

2

AJAX

21

Optimized

56

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.democracynow.org/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Democracynow.org uses IP addresses which are currently shared with 1 other domain. The more sites share the same stack of IP addresses, 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

democracynow.org

m.democracynow.org

50.97.125.68

democracynow.org

169.45.85.187

184.173.41.170

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

democracynow.org

50.97.125.68 300
A

democracynow.org

169.45.85.187 300
A

democracynow.org

184.173.41.170 300
NS

democracynow.org

b.ns.democracynow.org 86400
NS

democracynow.org

c.ns.democracynow.org 86400

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

N/A  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 Democracynow.org can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Unfortunately we cannot identify language used on the page (probably there is a mix of languages, too little text or something else), while the claimed language is English. Our system also found out that Democracynow.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

Democracynow.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 75.8% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Democracynow.org 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

Good result

Social Sharing Optimization

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