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repec.org: RePEc: Research Papers in Economics

RePEc is a central index of economics research, including working papers, articles and software code

Page load speed analysis

  • 55/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    1.8 sec

  • Resources loaded

    2.8 sec

  • Page rendered

    132 ms

  • Total page load time

    4.7 sec

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We analyzed Repec.org page load time and found that the first response time was 1.8 sec and then it took 2.9 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 50% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 19.0 kB
    Images 4.4 kB
    Javascripts 0 B
    CSS 4.4 kB

    In fact, the total size of Repec.org main page is 27.8 kB. This result falls within a vast category (top 1 000 000) of heavyweight, probably not optimized, and thus slow loading web pages. Only 10% of websites need less resources to load. HTML takes 19.0 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 19.0 kB
    • After minification 11.4 kB
    • After compression 3.6 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 7.6 kB, which is 40% 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 15.4 kB or 81% of the original size.

    • Original 4.4 kB
    • After optimization 3.9 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, ReP Ec needs image optimization as it can save up to 525 B or 12% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 4.4 kB
    • After minification 3.3 kB
    • After compression 1.1 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. Repec.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 3.3 kB or 75% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • repec.org
  • repec.css
  • genealogy.gif
  • biblio.gif
  • ea.gif
  • repec.gif
  • hopec.gif
  • mpra.gif
  • ideas.gif
  • econpapers.gif
  • NEP.gif
  • edirc.gif
  • logec.jpg
  • citec.gif
  • baner1.gif
  • socionet_small.gif
  • ea.gif
  • biblio.gif
  • genealogy.gif

Our browser made a total of 19 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 68% of them (13 requests) were addressed to the original Repec.org, 11% (2 requests) were made to Genealogy.repec.org and 11% (2 requests) were made to Biblio.repec.org. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.8 sec) belongs to the original domain Repec.org.

Additional info on repec.org

Requests

The browser has sent 15 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of ReP Ec. According to our analytics all requests are already optimized.

14

Images

1

CSS

15

All

Possible request optimization

14

Images

1

CSS

0

Optimized

15

All

Good result

IP address

Repec.org 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

repec.org

fmwww.bc.edu

136.167.18.142

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

repec.org

136.167.18.142 296
NS

repec.org

amorp.openlib.org 300
NS

repec.org

iripa.openlib.org 300
SOA

repec.org

300 Mname: iripa.openlib.org
Rname: krichel.openlib.org
Serial: 2020080100
Refresh: 3600
Retry: 3600
Expire: 2419200
Minimum-ttl: 3600
MX

repec.org

iripa.openlib.org 300 Pri: 0

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

N/A  language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Repec.org can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. Our system also found out that Repec.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

Repec.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 11.5% of all visits is India. It lies approximately 7680 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 Repec.org page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to India 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 ReP Ec. 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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