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newschallenge.org: Knight News Challenge - Knight Foundation

Status: The challenge is closed. The Knight News Challenge accelerates media innovation by funding the best breakthrough ideas in news and information. Winners receive funding and support from Knight....

Page load speed analysis

  • 70/100

    Good result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    240 ms

  • Resources loaded

    763 ms

  • Page rendered

    238 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.2 sec

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We analyzed Newschallenge.org page load time and found that the first response time was 240 ms and then it took 1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 15% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 17.0 kB
    Images 1.8 MB
    Javascripts 633.6 kB
    CSS 283.0 kB

    In fact, the total size of Newschallenge.org main page is 2.7 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. 45% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.8 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 17.0 kB
    • After minification 13.9 kB
    • After compression 4.2 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 3.1 kB, which is 18% 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 12.7 kB or 75% of the original size.

    • Original 1.8 MB
    • After optimization 1.7 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. News Challenge images are well optimized though.

    • Original 633.6 kB
    • After minification 633.6 kB
    • After compression 179.2 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 454.5 kB or 72% of the original size.

    • Original 283.0 kB
    • After minification 282.8 kB
    • After compression 34.2 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. Newschallenge.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 248.8 kB or 88% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 39 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 15% of them (6 requests) were addressed to the original Newschallenge.org, 23% (9 requests) were made to and 15% (6 requests) were made to D2bbsgovos459a.cloudfront.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (240 ms) belongs to the original domain Newschallenge.org.

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Requests

The browser has sent 23 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of News Challenge. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 7 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 5 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

7

Javascripts

11

Images

5

CSS

23

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

11

Images

1

CSS

10

Optimized

13

All

Normal result

IP address

Newschallenge.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

newschallenge.org

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cheersbingo.com

sexlink.ch

104.18.58.81

104.18.59.81

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

newschallenge.org

104.18.58.81 60
A

newschallenge.org

104.18.59.81 60
NS

newschallenge.org

tim.ns.cloudflare.com 60
NS

newschallenge.org

adi.ns.cloudflare.com 60
SOA

newschallenge.org

60 Mname: adi.ns.cloudflare.com
Rname: dns.cloudflare.com
Serial: 2033296344
Refresh: 10000
Retry: 2400
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 3600

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 Newschallenge.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 Newschallenge.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

Newschallenge.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 48.8% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Newschallenge.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

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

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