Report Summary

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kutnews.org

KUT Homepage | KUT Radio, Austin's NPR Station

Page Load Speed

2.3 sec in total

First Response

34 ms

Resources Loaded

1.7 sec

Page Rendered

576 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Kutnews.org page load time and found that the first response time was 34 ms and then it took 2.3 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

kutnews.org performance score

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Network Requests Diagram

kutnews.org

34 ms

kut.org

60 ms

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15 ms

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28 ms

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37 ms

Our browser made a total of 102 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 1% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Kutnews.org, 21% (21 requests) were made to Mediad.publicbroadcasting.net and 9% (9 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (494 ms) relates to the external source Stats.g.doubleclick.net.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 3.9 MB (62%)

Content Size

6.2 MB

After Optimization

2.4 MB

In fact, the total size of Kutnews.org main page is 6.2 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. 85% of websites need less resources to load and that’s why Accessify’s recommendations for optimization and resource minification can be helpful for this project. Javascripts take 4.1 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-78%

Potential reduce by 65.7 kB

  • Original 83.8 kB
  • After minification 79.0 kB
  • After compression 18.1 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 65.7 kB or 78% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-5%

Potential reduce by 73.1 kB

  • Original 1.6 MB
  • After minification 1.5 MB

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. KUT News images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-81%

Potential reduce by 3.3 MB

  • Original 4.1 MB
  • After minification 2.7 MB
  • After compression 783.5 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 3.3 MB or 81% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-86%

Potential reduce by 381.6 kB

  • Original 443.2 kB
  • After minification 437.9 kB
  • After compression 61.6 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. Kutnews.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 381.6 kB or 86% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 53 (59%)

Requests Now

90

After Optimization

37

The browser has sent 90 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of KUT News. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 35 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 9 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

SEO Factors

kutnews.org SEO score

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Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    EN

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Kutnews.org 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 Kutnews.org 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 KUT News. 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: