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gamingunion.net

Gaming Union | Video Game News, Reviews & Podcasts

Page Load Speed

13.1 sec in total

First Response

168 ms

Resources Loaded

11.3 sec

Page Rendered

1.7 sec

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About Website

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Gaming Union is a comprehensive video games resource, covering news and reviews, while also producing exclusive features about the gaming industry.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Gamingunion.net page load time and found that the first response time was 168 ms and then it took 13 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 90% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

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Network Requests Diagram

gamingunion.net

168 ms

www.gamingunion.net

998 ms

bootstrap.min.css

62 ms

font-awesome.min.css

132 ms

styles.min.css

501 ms

Our browser made a total of 318 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 14% of them (46 requests) were addressed to the original Gamingunion.net, 10% (33 requests) were made to Assetscdn.jivox.com and 8% (26 requests) were made to Playercdn.jivox.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.9 sec) relates to the external source Analytics.twitter.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.3 MB (37%)

Content Size

3.7 MB

After Optimization

2.3 MB

In fact, the total size of Gamingunion.net main page is 3.7 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. 85% of websites need less resources to load and that’s why Accessify’s recommendations for optimization and resource minification can be helpful for this project. Images take 1.9 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-83%

Potential reduce by 86.0 kB

  • Original 103.3 kB
  • After minification 94.8 kB
  • After compression 17.2 kB

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 86.0 kB or 83% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-3%

Potential reduce by 65.2 kB

  • Original 1.9 MB
  • After minification 1.9 MB

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. Gaming Union images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-73%

Potential reduce by 1.0 MB

  • Original 1.4 MB
  • After minification 1.3 MB
  • After compression 382.3 kB

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 1.0 MB or 73% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-83%

Potential reduce by 159.9 kB

  • Original 192.2 kB
  • After minification 190.4 kB
  • After compression 32.3 kB

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. Gamingunion.net needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 159.9 kB or 83% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 209 (72%)

Requests Now

292

After Optimization

83

The browser has sent 292 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Gaming Union. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 87 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 10 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

SEO Factors

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Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    N/A

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Gamingunion.net 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 Gamingunion.net 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.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Gaming Union. 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: