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Page load speed analysis

  • 70/100

    Good result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    34 ms

  • Resources loaded

    852 ms

  • Page rendered

    485 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.4 sec

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We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 34 ms and then it took 1.3 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 20% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 69.0 kB
    Images 405.7 kB
    Javascripts 344.2 kB
    CSS 127.5 kB

    In fact, the total size of main page is 946.4 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. 45% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 405.7 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 69.0 kB
    • After minification 66.4 kB
    • After compression 18.6 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. 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 50.4 kB or 73% of the original size.

    • Original 405.7 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. Shopify images are well optimized though.

    • Original 344.2 kB
    • After minification 344.2 kB
    • After compression 117.4 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 226.8 kB or 66% of the original size.

    • Original 127.5 kB
    • After minification 126.9 kB
    • After compression 27.9 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. needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 99.6 kB or 78% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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  • homepage-6ef7a0d733e879c93237ef25c7888362.css
  • application-cd02191ca7444bce7a9c4c413114c4d0.js
  • homepage-e34024d5b776eed81a7257eb1baeb3e5.js
  • trekkie.brochure.min.js
  • dc.js
  • analytics.js
  • buy-buttons-163b98eb975b707b07e72374ee07ebad.jpg
  • home-footer-934452ad5c44c525dc1aa94a62789850.jpg
  • Brandon--regular.woff
  • Brandon--medium.woff
  • Brandon--light.woff
  • Brandon--bold.woff
  • Brandon--black.woff
  • fbds.js
  • fbevents.js
  • muttonhead-feature@desktop-f31feb76db8753dec53620ded4d2e334.png
  • sunglasses-small-20abf87ae1cdf664f4b774bb1928530f.png
  • home-header-f0a7354b96bdcbe65a8a2e48e7d7523e.jpg
  • 4914.js
  • page
  • track.js
  • ga-audiences
  • collect
  • collect
  • collect
  • s
  • u
  • record.gif
  • fb-only-small-5c5e741b98a42a3c5d6bd1a86b8216e7.jpg
  • nr-885.min.js

Our browser made a total of 38 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 5% of them (2 requests) were addressed to the original, 42% (16 requests) were made to and 8% (3 requests) were made to The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (344 ms) relates to the external source

Additional info on


The browser has sent 31 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Shopify. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 11 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.









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Normal result


As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to before it reached this domain.

IP address 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

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A 59
NS 3600
NS 3600
NS 3600
NS 3600

Language and encoding

Good result


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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 matches the claimed 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.

Poor result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 94.4% of all visits is South Africa. It lies approximately 9080 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 page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to South Africa or just closer to the user base.

Poor result

Good result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of Shopify. 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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