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knauf.co.uk

Knauf | Suppliers of gypsum-based building materials in the UK - Knauf

Page Load Speed

2.7 sec in total

First Response

249 ms

Resources Loaded

2.2 sec

Page Rendered

185 ms

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About Website

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Key Findings

We analyzed Knauf.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 249 ms and then it took 2.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 40% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

knauf.co.uk performance score

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Network Requests Diagram

knauf.co.uk

249 ms

www.knauf.co.uk

487 ms

7249.css

166 ms

flexslider.css

82 ms

styles.201601251542.css

169 ms

Our browser made a total of 66 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 67% of them (44 requests) were addressed to the original Knauf.co.uk, 11% (7 requests) were made to Google.com and 5% (3 requests) were made to F.fontdeck.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (919 ms) belongs to the original domain Knauf.co.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 496.2 kB (29%)

Content Size

1.7 MB

After Optimization

1.2 MB

In fact, the total size of Knauf.co.uk main page is 1.7 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. 55% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.0 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-73%

Potential reduce by 56.6 kB

  • Original 77.8 kB
  • After minification 76.5 kB
  • After compression 21.1 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 56.6 kB or 73% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-5%

Potential reduce by 50.2 kB

  • Original 1.0 MB
  • After minification 959.8 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. Knauf images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-64%

Potential reduce by 375.5 kB

  • Original 589.2 kB
  • After minification 589.2 kB
  • After compression 213.7 kB

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 375.5 kB or 64% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-82%

Potential reduce by 13.9 kB

  • Original 17.0 kB
  • After minification 14.2 kB
  • After compression 3.1 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. Knauf.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 13.9 kB or 82% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 33 (60%)

Requests Now

55

After Optimization

22

The browser has sent 55 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Knauf. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 19 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

SEO Factors

knauf.co.uk SEO score

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Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    N/A

  • Language Claimed

    EN

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Knauf.co.uk 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), while the claimed language is English. Our system also found out that Knauf.co.uk 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.

Social Sharing Optimization

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