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giantcenter.net: Homepage | Giant Center

Giant Center hosts concerts, professional ice shows, and family events. It also serves as a home to the Hershey Bears Hockey Club.

Page load speed analysis

  • 62/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    99 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1.6 sec

  • Page rendered

    348 ms

  • Total page load time

    2 sec

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We analyzed Giantcenter.net page load time and found that the first response time was 99 ms and then it took 1.9 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 35% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 71.0 kB
    Images 1.7 MB
    Javascripts 550.4 kB
    CSS 76.4 kB

    In fact, the total size of Giantcenter.net main page is 2.4 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. 70% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.7 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 71.0 kB
    • After minification 65.8 kB
    • After compression 14.4 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 56.6 kB or 80% of the original size.

    • Original 1.7 MB
    • After optimization 1.7 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. Giant Center images are well optimized though.

    • Original 550.4 kB
    • After minification 372.4 kB
    • After compression 114.3 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 436.1 kB or 79% of the original size.

    • Original 76.4 kB
    • After minification 61.2 kB
    • After compression 14.6 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. Giantcenter.net needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 61.8 kB or 81% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • giantcenter.net
  • style.css
  • jquery-1.9.1.js
  • modernizr.min.js
  • html5shiv.js
  • svg4everybody.ie8.min.js
  • ga.js
  • lul4wtf.js
  • style.css
  • style.css
  • owl.carousel.min.js
  • owl.carousel.css
  • jquery-ui.js
  • moment.min.js
  • jquery.hoverIntent.js
  • matchmedia.js
  • picturefill.js
  • jquery.dotdotdot.min.js
  • script.js
  • ga.js
  • __utm.gif
  • __utm.gif
  • icons.svg
  • disney-on-ice.jpg
  • 21369375_1700116010033183_6874356493677561354_n.jpg
  • red-stripe.png
  • giantcenter-horizontal-logo.svg
  • icons.svg.right-arrow.png
  • bg_pattern.png
  • email-callout-bg.jpg
  • close-x.png
  • hero-bg.png
  • hero.jpg
  • hero-bg2.png
  • social-icons.svg
  • bg-stripes.png
  • hersheybears-logo.png
  • defendtheden-logo.png
  • callouts-bg.jpg
  • hershey-med.png
  • giant.png
  • ticketmaster.png
  • pepsi-max.png
  • utz.png
  • icons.svg.calendar-left-arrow.png
  • icons.svg.calendar-right-arrow.png
  • bears-player.png
  • bears-player-ice.png
  • bears-player-bg.jpg
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  • TSO-banner.jpg
  • mwsag.jpg
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Our browser made a total of 74 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 1% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Giantcenter.net, 57% (42 requests) were made to Hersheyentertainment.com and 18% (13 requests) were made to Use.typekit.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (713 ms) relates to the external source Hersheyentertainment.com.

Additional info on giantcenter.net

Requests

The browser has sent 60 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Giant Center. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 15 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

15

Javascripts

41

Images

4

CSS

60

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

34

Images

1

CSS

24

Optimized

36

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.hersheyentertainment.com/giant-center/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Giantcenter.net 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

giantcenter.net

zooamerica.com

hersheycamping.com

hersheypa.com

hersheypark.com

68.168.81.133

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

giantcenter.net

68.168.81.133 3600
NS

giantcenter.net

ns1.clt.hostedsolutions.com 7200
NS

giantcenter.net

ns1.ral.hostedsolutions.com 7200
NS

giantcenter.net

ns1.lit.hostedsolutions.com 7200
NS

giantcenter.net

ns1.bos.hostedsolutions.com 7200

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

EN en 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 Giantcenter.net 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 Giantcenter.net 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

Giantcenter.net 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 Giantcenter.net is located in United States, 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 Giant Center. 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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