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dfs.ie: Sofas, Sofa Beds And Couches | DFS Ireland

DFS couches come in fabric and leather. Choose from a great range of sofa beds, leather sofas, corner sofas, corner sofa beds and more household furniture

Page load speed analysis

  • 59/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    288 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2.2 sec

  • Page rendered

    382 ms

  • Total page load time

    2.9 sec

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We analyzed Dfs.ie page load time and found that the first response time was 288 ms and then it took 2.6 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 40% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 104.7 kB
    Images 371.5 kB
    Javascripts 1.4 MB
    CSS 500.7 kB

    In fact, the total size of Dfs.ie main page is 2.3 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. Javascripts take 1.4 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 104.7 kB
    • After minification 83.8 kB
    • After compression 17.3 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 20.9 kB, which is 20% 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 87.4 kB or 83% of the original size.

    • Original 371.5 kB
    • After optimization 348.3 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. DFS images are well optimized though.

    • Original 1.4 MB
    • After minification 1.4 MB
    • After compression 386.1 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 973.1 kB or 72% of the original size.

    • Original 500.7 kB
    • After minification 395.4 kB
    • After compression 63.7 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. Dfs.ie needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 437.0 kB or 87% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • dfs.ie
  • www.dfs.ie
  • dfs-deploy.css
  • video.css
  • dfs-deploy.js
  • tealeaf.min.js
  • interact.min.js
  • video_v2.js
  • opentag-49433-667118.js
  • dfs-deploy.js
  • dfs-deploy.css
  • tealeaf.min.js
  • FlowerPattern
  • trackingCode.js
  • qtracker-v3-min.js
  • help.min.js
  • smartserve-2588.js
  • dc.js
  • conversion.js
  • tp.widget.bootstrap.min.js
  • call-me-back_espot1_people
  • ps_call-me-back_LTO.png
  • nav_all-offers
  • nav_fabric-sofa-offers
  • nav_leather-sofa-offers
  • nav_corner-sofa-offers
  • nav_recliner-sofa-offers
  • nav_sofa-bed-offers
  • nav_dining-offers
  • nav_bed-offers
  • close
  • nav_all-fabric-sofas
  • nav_fabric-corner-sofas
  • nav_fabric-recliners
  • nav_fabric-sofa-beds
  • nav_fabric-chairs
  • nav_exclusive-brands
  • nav_all-leather-sofas
  • nav_leather-corner-sofas
  • nav_leather-recliners
  • nav_leather-sofa-beds
  • nav_leather-chairs
  • nav_all-corner-sofas
  • nav_corner-recliner-sofas
  • nav_corner-sofa-beds
  • nav_all-recliner-sofas
  • nav_recliner-chairs
  • nav_all-sofa-beds
  • nav_chair-beds
  • nav_footstool-beds
  • nav_tables-&-chairs
  • nav_sideboards-&-cabinets
  • nav_occasional-tables
  • nav_tv-stands
  • nav_dining-tables
  • dfs_logo.svg
  • gtm.js
  • nav_dining-chairs
  • t2
  • t2
  • nav_beds
  • nav_mattresses
  • nav_wardrobes
  • nav_headboards
  • activityi;src=3194251;type=roiho544;cat=dfs_r158;ord=1;num=310221296735.1079
  • icomoon.ttf
  • d5af76d8-a90b-4527-b3a3-182207cc3250.woff
  • 530dee22-e3c1-4e9f-bf62-c31d510d9656.woff
  • 14ff6081-326d-4dae-b778-d7afa66166fc.woff
  • nav_childrens-beds
  • 4bb5e7bc-adb0-4d87-ae88-fb7c45164ef3.jpg
  • __utm.gif
  • nav_bedroom-furniture
  • nav_bedroom-chairs
  • nav_chairs
  • nav_footstools
  • nav_scatter-cushions
  • nav_mirrors
  • nav_garden-furniture
  • nav_rugs
  • nav_faqs&contactus
  • nav_delivery
  • nav_finance
  • nav_buying-guides
  • nav_inspiration
  • nav_discover-dfs
  • homepage_ifc_3year_v2
  • HP_spring-cosy.jpg
  • olapicBlueSofaThumb.jpg
  • olapicPinkSofaThumb.jpg
  • olapicGreySofaThumb.jpg
  • olapicBlackSofaThumb.jpg
  • feedback-test-3.min.js
  • ns
  • paymentTypesROI_2
  • main_nav_divider
  • hessian_background_grey
  • hp_amp01_splash_23feb_UK.jpg
  • hessian_background_sos-grey
  • nav_leather-sofas
  • analytics.js
  • t2
  • pink-christmas-background
  • homepageTrustPilot_BG.jpg
  • arrow_option.gif
  • external_link
  • 50d35bbc-dfd4-48f1-af16-cf058f69421d.woff
  • post-widget.js
  • dfs_youtube_button
  • arrow_down
  • selectArrows
  • flag_roi.png
  • flag_nl.png
  • flag_uk.png
  • bg-cmbSlider.png
  • error
  • alertPntr
  • sprite.png
  • v24Embedded.js
  • 2bdb1591-3908-4416-bea9-51e25d88b178.js
  • image.ibv
  • ec.js
  • collect
  • collect
  • collect

Our browser made a total of 125 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 12% of them (15 requests) were addressed to the original Dfs.ie, 65% (81 requests) were made to I1.adis.ws and 3% (4 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (824 ms) relates to the external source S3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com.

Additional info on dfs.ie

Requests

The browser has sent 119 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of DFS. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 20 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

20

Javascripts

88

Images

2

CSS

9

AJAX

119

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

75

Images

2

CSS

9

AJAX

32

Optimized

87

All

Normal result

Redirects

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

IP address

Dfs.ie 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

dfs.ie

central.myfax.com

quillt.com

fmbank.com.au

secure.myfax.com

104.18.4.21

104.18.5.21

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

dfs.ie

104.18.5.21 300
A

dfs.ie

104.18.4.21 300
NS

dfs.ie

alex.ns.cloudflare.com 300
NS

dfs.ie

reza.ns.cloudflare.com 300
SOA

dfs.ie

300 Mname: alex.ns.cloudflare.com
Rname: dns.cloudflare.com
Serial: 2038361676
Refresh: 10000
Retry: 2400
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 3600

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 Dfs.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 Dfs.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

Dfs.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 85.7% of all visits is Ireland. It lies approximately 4190 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 Dfs.ie page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to Ireland 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 DFS. 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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