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firstplacerecruit.ie: First Place Recruitment - Multilingual Recruitment Agency in Ireland

First Place Recruitment is Ireland’s premier recruitment agency, with a focus on sourcing of multilingual candidates and language specialists worldwide.

Page load speed analysis

  • 55/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    524 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2.8 sec

  • Page rendered

    354 ms

  • Total page load time

    3.7 sec

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We analyzed Firstplacerecruit.ie page load time and found that the first response time was 524 ms and then it took 3.1 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 27.6 kB
    Images 390.0 kB
    Javascripts 626.4 kB
    CSS 138.8 kB

    In fact, the total size of Firstplacerecruit.ie main page is 1.2 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. 35% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 626.4 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 27.6 kB
    • After minification 23.1 kB
    • After compression 6.5 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 4.6 kB, which is 16% 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 21.1 kB or 76% of the original size.

    • Original 390.0 kB
    • After optimization 365.8 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. First Place Recruit images are well optimized though.

    • Original 626.4 kB
    • After minification 622.7 kB
    • After compression 191.1 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 435.2 kB or 69% of the original size.

    • Original 138.8 kB
    • After minification 134.4 kB
    • After compression 17.1 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. Firstplacerecruit.ie needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 121.7 kB or 88% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 69 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 59% of them (41 requests) were addressed to the original Firstplacerecruit.ie, 10% (7 requests) were made to Static.xx.fbcdn.net and 6% (4 requests) were made to F.vimeocdn.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (897 ms) belongs to the original domain Firstplacerecruit.ie.

Additional info on firstplacerecruit.ie

Requests

The browser has sent 67 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of First Place Recruit. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 19 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

19

Javascripts

35

Images

6

CSS

7

AJAX

67

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

17

Images

1

CSS

7

AJAX

41

Optimized

26

All

Normal result

IP address

Firstplacerecruit.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

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DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

firstplacerecruit.ie

78.137.164.49 14400
NS

firstplacerecruit.ie

ns7.dnsireland.ie 86400
NS

firstplacerecruit.ie

ns6.dnsireland.com 86400
NS

firstplacerecruit.ie

ns5.dnsireland.com 86400
SOA

firstplacerecruit.ie

86400 Mname: ns5.dnsireland.com
Rname: user.domain.com
Serial: 2019052403
Refresh: 3600
Retry: 7200
Expire: 1209600
Minimum-ttl: 86400

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 Firstplacerecruit.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 Firstplacerecruit.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

Firstplacerecruit.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

The server of Firstplacerecruit.ie is located in United Kingdom, but, unfortunately, we cannot identify the countries where the visitors come from and thus it’s impossible to define if the distance can potentially affect the page load time.

Good result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of First Place Recruit. 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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