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houseofsound.ch: House of Sound - Homepage

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Page load speed analysis

  • 59/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    247 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2.6 sec

  • Page rendered

    538 ms

  • Total page load time

    3.4 sec

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We analyzed Houseofsound.ch page load time and found that the first response time was 247 ms and then it took 3.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 50% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 160.7 kB
    Images 772.9 kB
    Javascripts 1.4 MB
    CSS 100.6 kB

    In fact, the total size of Houseofsound.ch 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. 60% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 1.4 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 160.7 kB
    • After minification 106.6 kB
    • After compression 14.2 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 54.1 kB, which is 34% 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 146.6 kB or 91% of the original size.

    • Original 772.9 kB
    • After optimization 740.7 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. House Of Sound images are well optimized though.

    • Original 1.4 MB
    • After minification 1.3 MB
    • After compression 276.8 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 1.1 MB or 80% of the original size.

    • Original 100.6 kB
    • After minification 74.9 kB
    • After compression 15.4 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. Houseofsound.ch needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 85.2 kB or 85% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • www.houseofsound.ch
  • jquery-1.4.2.min.js
  • cufon-yui.js
  • Myriad_Pro_600.font.js
  • cufon-replace.js
  • lightbox.css
  • styles.css
  • widgets.css
  • grid.css
  • slider.css
  • styles.css
  • popup.css
  • vertnav.css
  • prototype.js
  • ccard.js
  • validation.js
  • builder.js
  • effects.js
  • dragdrop.js
  • controls.js
  • slider.js
  • js.js
  • form.js
  • menu.js
  • translate.js
  • cookies.js
  • lightbox.js
  • lightbox.js
  • jquery-1.7.min.js
  • jquery.slider.min.js
  • slider2.css
  • emos2.js
  • conversion.js
  • ga.js
  • 22258.js
  • __utm.gif
  • fbds.js
  • require.js
  • hos_logo.png
  • header-hotline.png
  • flag_german.gif
  • flag_default.gif
  • flag_french.gif
  • flag_italian.gif
  • top_cart_icon.png
  • houseofsound_homepage_728x231twin.jpg
  • apollobanner.jpg
  • d1banner.jpg
  • i_asc_arrow.gif
  • Elektron_Octatrack_210.jpg
  • hos_deal.png
  • delivery_status_130.jpg
  • Shure_SRH_840_57.jpg
  • Fostex_AR_4i_10.jpg
  • Fender_Acoustasonic_150_51.jpg
  • Korg_Kaoss_Pad_III_KP_3__61.jpg
  • JBL_LSR_305_44.jpg
  • AKG_K_612_Pro_54.jpg
  • Roland_TR_8_Drum_Machine_144.jpg
  • Kala_Mahogany_KA_CEM_Concert_Ukulele_18.jpg
  • SE_Electronics_ProMic_Laser_25.jpg
  • Korg_Electribe_2_Sampler_42.jpg
  • Korg_MS_20M_Kit_SQ_1_71.jpg
  • Rane_TTM_57_MKII_16.jpg
  • hos_neu.png
  • Sennheiser_EW_D1_845S_Vocal_Set_Aktion__5.jpg
  • Marshall_Monitor_16.jpg
  • Roland_TD_11KV_gratis_Roland_VH_11_HiHat_Bundle_7.jpg
  • Soundcraft_Signature_16_12.jpg
  • Yamaha_Reface_YC_44.jpg
  • Universal_Audio_Apollo_Twin_USB_Windows_Promo__25.jpg
  • Akai_MPC_Touch_18.jpg
  • Ableton_Push_2_43.jpg
  • Allen_Heath_ZED_1000_Power_Mixer_5.jpg
  • logging
  • Hagstrom_Super_Swede_Marsala_3.jpg
  • LAG_Imperator_3000_Spalted_Maple_9.jpg
  • Pioneer_CDJ_2000_NXS_2_12.jpg
  • Technics_RP_DH_1250_E_S_10.jpg
  • Alesis_VX_49_4.jpg
  • Yamaha_NP_32_Black_4.jpg
  • Project_Audio_Essential_II_Phono_USB_schwarz_1.jpg
  • Oktava_MK_012_01_MSP_2_in_Holzbox_Black.jpg
  • lb_close.png
  • delivery_status_129.jpg
  • delivery_status_128.jpg
  • delivery_status_131.jpg
  • delivery_status_127.jpg
  • delivery_status_125.jpg
  • delivery_status_126.jpg
  • Leistungen_vert_de.jpg
  • zahlungen.jpg
  • bg_header_row_2.gif
  • bg_menu.gif
  • bg_search.gif
  • bg_content.gif
  • devider_product.gif
  • product_devider_2.gif
  • bkg_button.png
  • bg_block.gif
  • title_top.gif
  • title_bot.gif
  • bkg_button_left.gif
  • bkg_button_right.gif
  • left_top_box.gif
  • right_top_box.gif
  • left_bot_box.gif
  • right_bot_box.gif
  • jquery-slider-theme.png
  • autocomplete.js
  • print.css

Our browser made a total of 114 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 90% of them (103 requests) were addressed to the original Houseofsound.ch, 2% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 2% (2 requests) were made to Cdn.findologic.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (713 ms) relates to the external source Cdn.findologic.com.

Additional info on houseofsound.ch

Requests

The browser has sent 112 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of House Of Sound. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 28 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 10 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

28

Javascripts

73

Images

10

CSS

1

AJAX

112

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

48

Images

1

CSS

1

AJAX

61

Optimized

51

All

Normal result

IP address

Houseofsound.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

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DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

houseofsound.ch

192.124.249.155 300
NS

houseofsound.ch

ns-1189.awsdns-20.org 86400
NS

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ns-2043.awsdns-63.co.uk 86400
NS

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NS

houseofsound.ch

ns-771.awsdns-32.net 86400

Language and encoding

Good result

Language

DE de language flag

Detected

DE de language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Houseofsound.ch can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that German is used on the page, and it matches the claimed language. Our system also found out that Houseofsound.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

Houseofsound.ch 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 97.8% of all visits is Switzerland. It lies approximately 5010 miles away from the server location (United States) 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 Houseofsound.ch page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to Switzerland 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 House Of Sound. 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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