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glacierexpress.ch: Glacier Express - BVZ Holding

Page load speed analysis

  • 9/100

    Poor result
  • 1

    Successful test
  • 7

    Failed tests
  • First response

    350 ms

  • Resources loaded

    3.2 sec

  • Page rendered

    223 ms

  • Total page load time

    3.8 sec

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We analyzed Glacierexpress.ch page load time and found that the first response time was 350 ms and then it took 3.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 55% of websites can load faster. This domain responded with an error, which can significantly jeopardize Glacierexpress.ch rating and web reputation

Page optimization

  • HTML 37.3 kB
    Images 435.9 kB
    Javascripts 832.1 kB
    CSS 61.7 kB

    In fact, the total size of Glacierexpress.ch 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. 25% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 832.1 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 37.3 kB
    • After minification 31.7 kB
    • After compression 11.8 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 5.6 kB, which is 15% 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 25.5 kB or 68% of the original size.

    • Original 435.9 kB
    • After optimization 397.4 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. Glacier Express images are well optimized though.

    • Original 832.1 kB
    • After minification 733.8 kB
    • After compression 167.3 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 664.8 kB or 80% of the original size.

    • Original 61.7 kB
    • After minification 42.6 kB
    • After compression 8.8 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. Glacierexpress.ch needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 52.8 kB or 86% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • glacierexpress.ch
  • splash.aspx
  • default.aspx
  • styles.css
  • theme.css
  • styles_evk.css
  • styles_evk.css
  • common.js
  • WebResource.axd
  • init.js
  • core.js
  • AssetPickers.js
  • HtmlEditor.js
  • ScriptResource.axd
  • ScriptResource.axd
  • layout.css
  • CrossDomainAuthentication.aspx
  • CrossDomainAuthentication.aspx
  • bg.gif
  • logo.gif
  • top.jpg
  • topnav1_seperator.gif
  • Gex-Home_Winter.jpg
  • home_verkehrslage_text_fb_gex2_en.jpg
  • homepage_splitter.gif
  • Gex-Home-Teaser_2col_Winter-links.jpg
  • TeaserBuendnerwochenWinter.jpg
  • boxMainBottom.gif
  • boxMainLeft_bg.gif
  • boxMainRight_bg.gif
  • topnav1_bg.gif
  • topnav1_shadow.gif
  • homepage_4col_bg.gif
  • ga.js
  • fbds.js
  • itemhome_bg.jpg
  • arrowLink.gif
  • __utm.gif
  • styles_standardprint.css

Our browser made a total of 42 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 83% of them (35 requests) were addressed to the original Glacierexpress.ch, 5% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 5% (2 requests) were made to Facebook.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.2 sec) relates to the external source Gornergratbahn.ch.

Additional info on glacierexpress.ch

Requests

The browser has sent 37 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Glacier Express. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 10 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

10

Javascripts

21

Images

6

CSS

37

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

10

Images

1

CSS

25

Optimized

12

All

Poor result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser reached this domain in three steps. The first redirect led to http://www.glacierexpress.ch/Pages/splash.aspx, then it was forwarded to /en/, and afterwards it was sent to http://www.glacierexpress.ch/en/Pages/default.aspx before we finally managed to reach this website. We strongly recommend that the redirects should be reduced, as the more redirects a site has, the slower it loads.

IP address

Glacierexpress.ch 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

glacierexpress.ch

gornergratbahn.ch

matterhorngotthardbahn.ch

bvzholding.ch

ggb.ch

212.25.26.241

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

glacierexpress.ch

212.25.26.241 300
NS

glacierexpress.ch

ns1.youngsolutions.ch 86400
NS

glacierexpress.ch

ns2.youngsolutions.ch 86400
SOA

glacierexpress.ch

3600 Mname: ns1.youngsolutions.ch
Rname: operator.youngsolutions.ch
Serial: 2021100105
Refresh: 3600
Retry: 7200
Expire: 1209600
Minimum-ttl: 3600
MX

glacierexpress.ch

mx4.youngsolutions.ch 3600 Pri: 10

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 Glacierexpress.ch 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 Glacierexpress.ch 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

Glacierexpress.ch 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 19.8% of all visits is United States. It lies approximately 4970 miles away from the server location (Switzerland) 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 Glacierexpress.ch page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to United States 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 Glacier Express. 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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