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hertford.net: Discover Hertford Online | News & information from the county town

Discover Hertford Online is a news and information resource for the town and anyone interested in knowing more about Hertford, the County Town of Hertfordshire (UK)

Page load speed analysis

  • 54/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    625 ms

  • Resources loaded

    5 sec

  • Page rendered

    344 ms

  • Total page load time

    6 sec

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We analyzed Hertford.net page load time and found that the first response time was 625 ms and then it took 5.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 75% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 18.6 kB
    Images 2.8 MB
    Javascripts 292.2 kB
    CSS 200.0 kB

    In fact, the total size of Hertford.net main page is 3.3 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. 15% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 2.8 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 18.6 kB
    • After minification 14.9 kB
    • After compression 4.2 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 3.7 kB, which is 20% 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 14.4 kB or 77% of the original size.

    • Original 2.8 MB
    • After optimization 2.7 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. Hertford images are well optimized though.

    • Original 292.2 kB
    • After minification 292.2 kB
    • After compression 93.4 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 198.9 kB or 68% of the original size.

    • Original 200.0 kB
    • After minification 154.2 kB
    • After compression 21.1 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. Hertford.net needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 178.9 kB or 89% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • hertford.net
  • css
  • css
  • css
  • css
  • foundation.css
  • app.css
  • modernizr.js
  • jquery.js
  • galleria-1.4.2.min.js
  • foundation.min.js
  • ident.png
  • carousel1.jpg
  • hertford_castle1000x333.jpg
  • st_leonards_1000x333.jpg
  • sam_stone_1000x333.jpg
  • hertford_museum1000x333.jpg
  • panshanger_park1_1000x333.jpg
  • manufactory_house1000x333.jpg
  • carousel7.jpg
  • carousel6.jpg
  • hertford_brewery_1000x333.jpg
  • meads_1024x341.jpg
  • traffic_500x333.jpg
  • housebuilding2014_500x334.jpg
  • archers_spring_500.jpg
  • whatson.jpg
  • business.jpg
  • retail.jpg
  • forum250.jpg
  • lovelocksC1000x333.jpg
  • twitter.png
  • analytics.js
  • promo_display.php
  • zN7GBFwfMP4uA6AR0HCoLQ.ttf
  • collect
  • morgan_alexander_mar16.jpg

Our browser made a total of 37 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 81% of them (30 requests) were addressed to the original Hertford.net, 11% (4 requests) were made to Fonts.googleapis.com and 5% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (3.8 sec) belongs to the original domain Hertford.net.

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Requests

The browser has sent 35 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Hertford. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 6 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

6

Javascripts

23

Images

6

CSS

35

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

23

Images

1

CSS

10

Optimized

25

All

Normal result

IP address

Hertford.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

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77.72.4.16

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

hertford.net

77.72.4.16 300
NS

hertford.net

ns2.uksrv.uk 86400
NS

hertford.net

ns1.uksrv.uk 86400
SOA

hertford.net

86400 Mname: ns1.uksrv.uk
Rname: craig.hertford.net
Serial: 2020071103
Refresh: 3600
Retry: 1800
Expire: 1209600
Minimum-ttl: 86400
MX

hertford.net

mx2.uksrv.co.uk 3600 Pri: 20

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

EN en language flag

Claimed

Encoding

N/A

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Hertford.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 Hertford.net main page’s claimed encoding is . 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

Hertford.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

Country of origin for 90.9% of all visits is United Kingdom. It’s good for Hertford.net that their server is also located in United Kingdom, as that enables the majority of their visitors to benefit from a much faster page load time.

Good result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Hertford. 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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