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Scitation is the online home of leading journals and conference proceedings from AIP Publishing and AIP Member Societies

Page load speed analysis

  • 62/100

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  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    71 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1.9 sec

  • Page rendered

    224 ms

  • Total page load time

    2.2 sec

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We analyzed Physicstoday.org page load time and found that the first response time was 71 ms and then it took 2.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 35% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 86.6 kB
    Images 572.9 kB
    Javascripts 1.1 MB
    CSS 430.3 kB

    In fact, the total size of Physicstoday.org main page is 2.2 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. 65% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 1.1 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 86.6 kB
    • After minification 81.1 kB
    • After compression 15.8 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 70.7 kB or 82% of the original size.

    • Original 572.9 kB
    • After optimization 468.0 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. Obviously, Physicstoday needs image optimization as it can save up to 104.9 kB or 18% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 1.1 MB
    • After minification 991.8 kB
    • After compression 281.8 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 819.4 kB or 74% of the original size.

    • Original 430.3 kB
    • After minification 343.2 kB
    • After compression 60.9 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. Physicstoday.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 369.4 kB or 86% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 88 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 1% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Physicstoday.org, 78% (69 requests) were made to Scitation.aip.org and 6% (5 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (854 ms) relates to the external source Scitation.aip.org.

Additional info on physicstoday.org

Requests

The browser has sent 85 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Physicstoday. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 31 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 10 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

31

Javascripts

40

Images

10

CSS

4

AJAX

85

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

29

Images

1

CSS

4

AJAX

50

Optimized

35

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/magazine/physicstoday before it reached this domain.

IP address

Physicstoday.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

physicstoday.org

blogs.physicstoday.org

chaos.aip.org

scitation.aip.org

jap.aip.org

65.156.1.142

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

physicstoday.org

65.156.1.142 54
NS

physicstoday.org

dns-7b.aip.org 60
NS

physicstoday.org

dns-5d.aip.org 60
NS

physicstoday.org

dns-5e.aip.org 60
SOA

physicstoday.org

60 Mname: d1-msdns-01p.int.aip.org
Rname: postmaster.aip.org
Serial: 2007032902
Refresh: 1200
Retry: 600
Expire: 1209600
Minimum-ttl: 60

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 Physicstoday.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 Physicstoday.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

Physicstoday.org 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 28.4% of all visits is Iran. It lies approximately 7270 miles away from the server location (United States) 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 Physicstoday.org page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to Iran or just closer to the user base.

Poor result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

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