Analyze MARUGOTO Plus

A website where users can learn about Japanese language and culture alongside the contents of the textbook "Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture".

Page load speed analysis

  • 49/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    743 ms

  • Resources loaded

    6.2 sec

  • Page rendered

    215 ms

  • Total page load time

    7.2 sec

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We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 743 ms and then it took 6.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 75% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 38.7 kB
    Images 623.3 kB
    Javascripts 86.7 kB
    CSS 22.6 kB

    In fact, the total size of main page is 771.3 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. 40% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 623.3 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 38.7 kB
    • After minification 34.8 kB
    • After compression 9.9 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. 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 28.8 kB or 74% of the original size.

    • Original 623.3 kB
    • After optimization 603.6 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. MARUGOTO Web images are well optimized though.

    • Original 86.7 kB
    • After minification 77.2 kB
    • After compression 27.7 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 59.0 kB or 68% of the original size.

    • Original 22.6 kB
    • After minification 20.3 kB
    • After compression 4.1 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. needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 18.5 kB or 82% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • core.css
  • layout.css
  • jquery-1.11.0.min.js
  • swfobject.js
  • swfaddress.js
  • common.js
  • rollover.js
  • easing.js
  • jquery.dropdownPlain.js
  • jquery.cookie.js
  • ga.js
  • logo.gif
  • logo-jf.gif
  • 1.gif
  • 2.gif
  • 3.gif
  • 4.gif
  • head-en.gif
  • img-top.gif
  • img1.png
  • img2.png
  • img3.png
  • img4.png
  • img5.png
  • head-en.gif
  • img-top.gif
  • img1.png
  • img2.png
  • img3.png
  • img4.png
  • img5.png
  • head-en.gif
  • img-top.gif
  • img1.png
  • img2.png
  • img3.png
  • img4.png
  • head-en.gif
  • img-top.gif
  • img1.png
  • img2.png
  • img3.png
  • img4.png
  • MARUGOTO_Plus_135x45.png
  • MARUGOTO_Plus_160x40.png
  • MARUGOTO_Plus_165x60.png
  • platform.js
  • btn-gotop.gif
  • __utm.gif
  • like.php
  • cb=gapi.loaded_0
  • cb=gapi.loaded_1
  • fastbutton
  • postmessageRelay
  • 3193398744-postmessagerelay.js
  • rpc:shindig_random.js
  • qeKvIRsJabD.js
  • LVx-xkvaJ0b.png
  • cb=gapi.loaded_0
  • cb=gapi.loaded_1
  • cb=gapi.loaded_0
  • graph-a1.gif
  • graph-a2.gif
  • graph-b1.gif
  • graph-b2.gif
  • graph-c1.gif
  • graph-c2.gif
  • graph-text-jp.gif
  • map-en.gif
  • jpn.png
  • eng.png
  • chu.png
  • kor.png
  • esp.png
  • port.png
  • fran.png
  • bahin.png
  • menu-en.gif
  • notebook.gif
  • title.gif
  • suportmenu-en.gif
  • suport_back.gif

Our browser made a total of 83 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 81% of them (67 requests) were addressed to the original, 10% (8 requests) were made to and 2% (2 requests) were made to The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (3.7 sec) belongs to the original domain

Additional info on


The browser has sent 82 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of MARUGOTO Web. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 18 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.











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Normal result

IP address uses IP address which is currently shared with 1 other domain. 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.

Normal result

IP Trace

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A 300
NS 300
NS 300

300 Mname:
Serial: 1554864931
Refresh: 3600
Retry: 1800
Expire: 3600000
Minimum-ttl: 900
MX 300 Pri: 10

Language and encoding

Normal result


EN en language flag


JA ja language flag





Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and it does not match the claimed Japanese language. Our system also found out that 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 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 81% of all visits is Argentina. It lies approximately 11310 miles away from the server location (Japan) and such a long distance can negatively affect website speed, as it takes some time for data to travel back and forth between those places. That’s why one of the best ways to speed up page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to Argentina or just closer to the user base.

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Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of MARUGOTO Web. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook:

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