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ligonier.org: Trustworthy Bible Teaching and Discipleship Resources

Ligonier Ministries, founded by R.C. Sproul, exists to proclaim, teach, and defend the holiness of God in all its fullness to as many people as possible.

Page load speed analysis

  • 63/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    10 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2 sec

  • Page rendered

    336 ms

  • Total page load time

    2.3 sec

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We analyzed Ligonier.org page load time and found that the first response time was 10 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.

Page optimization

  • HTML 100.9 kB
    Images 517.1 kB
    Javascripts 663.6 kB
    CSS 222.1 kB

    In fact, the total size of Ligonier.org 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. 65% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 663.6 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 100.9 kB
    • After minification 85.5 kB
    • After compression 17.1 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 15.4 kB, which is 15% 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 83.8 kB or 83% of the original size.

    • Original 517.1 kB
    • After optimization 485.4 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. Ligonier images are well optimized though.

    • Original 663.6 kB
    • After minification 511.2 kB
    • After compression 174.1 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 489.6 kB or 74% of the original size.

    • Original 222.1 kB
    • After minification 170.8 kB
    • After compression 38.1 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. Ligonier.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 184.0 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • ligonier.org
  • www.ligonier.org
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Our browser made a total of 122 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 2% of them (3 requests) were addressed to the original Ligonier.org, 80% (97 requests) were made to S3.amazonaws.com and 3% (4 requests) were made to Google.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (901 ms) belongs to the original domain Ligonier.org.

Additional info on ligonier.org

Requests

The browser has sent 113 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Ligonier. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 41 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 13 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

41

Javascripts

58

Images

13

CSS

1

AJAX

113

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

34

Images

1

CSS

1

AJAX

76

Optimized

37

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.ligonier.org/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Ligonier.org 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

ligonier.org

ec2.ligonier.org

legacyofluther.com

herewestand.info

ligonieracademy.org

107.20.226.10

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

ligonier.org

107.20.226.10 3600
NS

ligonier.org

ns07.domaincontrol.com 3600
NS

ligonier.org

ns08.domaincontrol.com 3600
SOA

ligonier.org

3600 Mname: ns07.domaincontrol.com
Rname: dns.jomax.net
Serial: 2019111200
Refresh: 28800
Retry: 7200
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 3600
MX

ligonier.org

us-smtp-inbound-2.mimecast.com 3600 Pri: 10

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 Ligonier.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 Ligonier.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.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Ligonier.org has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.

Poor result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 64.1% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Ligonier.org 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

Normal result

Social Sharing Optimization

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