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ws.geonames.org: GeoNames

Page load speed analysis

  • 59/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    291 ms

  • Resources loaded

    968 ms

  • Page rendered

    134 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.4 sec

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We analyzed Ws.geonames.org page load time and found that the first response time was 291 ms and then it took 1.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 20% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 14.8 kB
    Images 1.4 kB
    Javascripts 0 B
    CSS 5.9 kB

    In fact, the total size of Ws.geonames.org main page is 22.1 kB. This result falls within a vast category (top 1 000 000) of heavyweight, probably not optimized, and thus slow loading web pages. Only a small number of websites need less resources to load. HTML takes 14.8 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 14.8 kB
    • After minification 14.8 kB
    • After compression 4.0 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 10.8 kB or 73% of the original size.

    • Original 1.4 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. Ws Geo Names images are well optimized though.

    • Original 5.9 kB
    • After minification 4.9 kB
    • After compression 1.4 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. Ws.geonames.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 4.5 kB or 76% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • ws.geonames.org
  • www.geonames.org
  • geonames.css
  • geonames-index.css
  • globe.gif
  • background.gif
  • 88x31.png

Our browser made a total of 7 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 14% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Ws.geonames.org, 71% (5 requests) were made to Geonames.org and 14% (1 request) were made to Licensebuttons.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (394 ms) relates to the external source Geonames.org.

Additional info on ws.geonames.org

Requests

The browser has sent 5 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Ws Geo Names. According to our analytics all requests are already optimized.

3

Images

2

CSS

5

All

Possible request optimization

3

Images

2

CSS

0

Optimized

5

All

Good result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.geonames.org/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Ws.geonames.org uses IP address which is currently shared with 1 other domain. 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.

Normal result

IP Trace

ws.geonames.org

api.geonames.org

5.9.41.208

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

ws.geonames.org

78.47.224.226 107

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 Ws.geonames.org 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 Ws.geonames.org 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

Ws.geonames.org 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

Country of origin for 28.2% of all visits is India. It lies approximately 4180 miles away from the server location (Germany) 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 Ws.geonames.org page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to India 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 Ws Geo Names. 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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