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merrillville.in.gov: Town of Merrillville, IN | Home Page

Page load speed analysis

  • 68/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    217 ms

  • Resources loaded

    634 ms

  • Page rendered

    210 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.1 sec

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We analyzed Merrillville.in.gov page load time and found that the first response time was 217 ms and then it took 844 ms to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 10% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 49.8 kB
    Images 1.1 MB
    Javascripts 233.5 kB
    CSS 137.0 kB

    In fact, the total size of Merrillville.in.gov main page is 1.5 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. 35% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.1 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 49.8 kB
    • After minification 40.1 kB
    • After compression 8.4 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 9.6 kB, which is 19% 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 41.4 kB or 83% of the original size.

    • Original 1.1 MB
    • After optimization 1.1 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. Merrillville In images are well optimized though.

    • Original 233.5 kB
    • After minification 212.1 kB
    • After compression 68.8 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 164.7 kB or 71% of the original size.

    • Original 137.0 kB
    • After minification 130.3 kB
    • After compression 18.8 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. Merrillville.in.gov needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 118.2 kB or 86% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • merrillville.in.gov
  • revize.css
  • layout.css
  • css
  • jquery.min.js
  • add2home.css
  • add2home.js
  • snippet_helper.js
  • post-widget.js
  • jquery.flexslider.js
  • scripts.js
  • head-bg.png
  • logo.png
  • menu-bg.png
  • search-bar.png
  • search-icon.png
  • brick.png
  • background.png
  • indiana.png
  • rss.png
  • Townhall.jpg
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  • index.php
  • link-cal.png
  • link-doc.png
  • link-min.png
  • link-vid.png
  • seal.png
  • news.png
  • events.png
  • ga.js
  • r1post.css
  • status
  • __utm.gif
  • set-32.png
  • p
  • p23
  • setuid
  • pixel
  • tap.php
  • pixel
  • ucm
  • rmxucm
  • ucm
  • sd
  • copyPaste.js
  • beacon.js
  • shareQuote.js

Our browser made a total of 50 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 50% of them (25 requests) were addressed to the original Merrillville.in.gov, 10% (5 requests) were made to I.po.st and 6% (3 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (311 ms) belongs to the original domain Merrillville.in.gov.

Additional info on merrillville.in.gov

Requests

The browser has sent 44 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Merrillville In. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 11 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 5 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

11

Javascripts

26

Images

5

CSS

2

AJAX

44

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

19

Images

1

CSS

2

AJAX

21

Optimized

23

All

Normal result

IP address

Merrillville.in.gov 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

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

merrillville.in.gov

184.154.61.162 57
NS

merrillville.in.gov

ns2.softlayer.com 60
NS

merrillville.in.gov

ns1.softlayer.com 60
SOA

merrillville.in.gov

60 Mname: ns1.softlayer.com
Rname: support.softlayer.com
Serial: 2018022300
Refresh: 7200
Retry: 600
Expire: 1728000
Minimum-ttl: 43200
MX

merrillville.in.gov

alt2.aspmx.l.google.com 60 Pri: 20

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 Merrillville.in.gov 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 Merrillville.in.gov 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

Merrillville.in.gov 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 94.1% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Merrillville.in.gov that their server is also located in United States, 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 Merrillville In. 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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