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dhl.de: Private Customers

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Page load speed analysis

  • 61/100

    Normal result
  • 4

    Successful tests
  • 4

    Failed tests
  • First response

    311 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2.9 sec

  • Page rendered

    75 ms

  • Total page load time

    3.3 sec

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We analyzed Dhl.de page load time and found that the first response time was 311 ms and then it took 3 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 781 B
    Images 581.3 kB
    Javascripts 595.7 kB
    CSS 186.7 kB

    In fact, the total size of Dhl.de main page is 1.4 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. 20% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 595.7 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 781 B
    • After compression 429 B

    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 352 B or 45% of the original size.

    • Original 581.3 kB
    • After optimization 531.5 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. Dhl images are well optimized though.

    • Original 595.7 kB
    • After minification 476.1 kB
    • After compression 143.8 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 451.8 kB or 76% of the original size.

    • Original 186.7 kB
    • After minification 134.2 kB
    • After compression 22.7 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. Dhl.de needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 164.0 kB or 88% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • dhl.de
  • en.html
  • en.html
  • clientlibs.css
  • config.js
  • clientlibs.js
  • s-code-h-24-1.js
  • bg_gradient.jpg
  • dhl-logo.gif
  • 1396376908202.png
  • 1396376911191.png
  • 1396376933170.png
  • en_homepage-3.png
  • 1451894825020.png
  • 1437741682061.png
  • 1437741686213.png
  • 1444894279986.png
  • 1435059230289.png
  • 1396376939366.png
  • 1407167105294.png
  • 1396376924346.png
  • dpgroup-logo.gif
  • 1408982830077.png
  • 1396533550055.png
  • 1408982910271.png
  • 1408983008749.png
  • symbols.png
  • bg_page_shadow.png
  • ajax-loader-transparent.gif
  • bg_tabs_colored.png
  • divider.png
  • postagecalculator.png
  • range-design.png
  • s35473879573401
  • multistage.complete.html
  • multistage.complete.html

Our browser made a total of 36 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 97% of them (35 requests) were addressed to the original Dhl.de, 3% (1 request) were made to Deutschepostag.112.2o7.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.4 sec) belongs to the original domain Dhl.de.

Additional info on dhl.de

Requests

The browser has sent 32 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Dhl. According to our analytics all requests are already optimized.

3

Javascripts

27

Images

1

CSS

1

AJAX

32

All

Possible request optimization

3

Javascripts

27

Images

1

CSS

1

AJAX

0

Optimized

32

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser reached this domain in two steps. The first redirect led to http://dhl.de/en.html, then it was forwarded to http://www.dhl.de/en.html, and finally we managed to open this domain. We strongly recommend that the redirects should be reduced, as the more redirects a site has, the slower it loads.

IP address

Dhl.de 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

dhl.de

dhlparcel.pl

dhlparcel.co.uk

dhlparcel.com

dhlparcel.es

2.18.148.77

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

dhl.de

160.58.148.2 600
NS

dhl.de

ns.deutschepost.de 86400
NS

dhl.de

ns02.brandshelter.net 86400
NS

dhl.de

ppd00021.deutschepost.de 86400
NS

dhl.de

ns01.brandshelter.com 86400

Language and encoding

Poor result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

N/A  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 Dhl.de can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. Our system also found out that Dhl.de 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

Dhl.de 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 84.4% of all visits is Germany. It lies approximately 280 miles away from the server location (Europe) and such a small distance can positively affect website speed, as data can travel really fast between those locations.

Good result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

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