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indymedia.ie

Indy Features - Indymedia Ireland

Page Load Speed

3.4 sec in total

First Response

654 ms

Resources Loaded

2.1 sec

Page Rendered

652 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Indymedia.ie page load time and found that the first response time was 654 ms and then it took 2.8 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 45% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

indymedia.ie performance score

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Network Requests Diagram

indymedia.ie

654 ms

style.css

276 ms

common.css

277 ms

contentstyle.css

188 ms

home.gif

187 ms

Our browser made a total of 58 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that all of those requests were addressed to Indymedia.ie and no external sources were called. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.1 sec) belongs to the original domain Indymedia.ie.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 136.4 kB (41%)

Content Size

333.8 kB

After Optimization

197.4 kB

In fact, the total size of Indymedia.ie main page is 333.8 kB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 20% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 180.7 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-78%

Potential reduce by 78.5 kB

  • Original 100.9 kB
  • After minification 91.1 kB
  • After compression 22.5 kB

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 78.5 kB or 78% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-7%

Potential reduce by 12.8 kB

  • Original 180.7 kB
  • After minification 167.9 kB

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. Indymedia images are well optimized though.

CSS Optimization

-87%

Potential reduce by 45.2 kB

  • Original 52.2 kB
  • After minification 37.7 kB
  • After compression 7.0 kB

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. Indymedia.ie needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 45.2 kB or 87% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 20 (35%)

Requests Now

57

After Optimization

37

The browser has sent 57 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Indymedia. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests and as a result speed up the page load time.

SEO Factors

indymedia.ie SEO score

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Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    N/A

  • Language Claimed

    N/A

  • Encoding

    ISO-8859-1

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Indymedia.ie can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Unfortunately we cannot identify language used on the page (probably there is a mix of languages, too little text or something else) and no language is claimed in <html> or <meta> tags either. Our system also found out that Indymedia.ie 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.

Social Sharing Optimization

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