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showdates.me: Showdates on Twitter: "I've shut down Showdates forever. The API Showdates was using as a source was changed which requires a big rewrite and I do...

Showdates helps you keep track of your favorite television shows. Record which episodes you have seen and always know when the next one will air.

Page load speed analysis

  • 74/100

    Good result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    298 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1.9 sec

  • Page rendered

    95 ms

  • Total page load time

    2.3 sec

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We analyzed Showdates.me page load time and found that the first response time was 298 ms and then it took 2 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 16.3 kB
    Images 65.7 kB
    Javascripts 43.1 kB
    CSS 40.1 kB

    In fact, the total size of Showdates.me main page is 165.2 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. 30% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 65.7 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 16.3 kB
    • After minification 16.0 kB
    • After compression 4.1 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 12.3 kB or 75% of the original size.

    • Original 65.7 kB
    • After optimization 65.7 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. Showdates images are well optimized though.

    • Original 43.1 kB
    • After minification 43.1 kB
    • After compression 16.0 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 27.1 kB or 63% of the original size.

    • Original 40.1 kB
    • After minification 38.9 kB
    • After compression 8.1 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. Showdates.me needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 32.0 kB or 80% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • showdates.me
  • frontend.css
  • frontend.js
  • search.js
  • icon-search.png
  • discover-shows.png
  • follow-shows.png
  • track-progress.png
  • stay-on-top.png
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  • 0rnIdjSQWlqFS5KpKzVfzrO3LdcAZYWl9Si6vvxL-qU.woff
  • ga.js
  • i2esdiJ48OUDvdy4KGT0Q.js
  • __utm.gif

Our browser made a total of 23 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 83% of them (19 requests) were addressed to the original Showdates.me, 9% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 4% (1 request) were made to Themes.googleusercontent.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.4 sec) belongs to the original domain Showdates.me.

Additional info on showdates.me

Requests

The browser has sent 21 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Showdates. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 4 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

4

Javascripts

16

Images

1

CSS

21

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

16

Images

1

CSS

3

Optimized

18

All

Good result

IP address

Showdates.me 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

showdates.me

grip.nu

ru.fortuna-slots9w.com

en.fortuna-slots9w.com

gripboek.nl

128.199.35.66

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

showdates.me

128.199.35.66 300
NS

showdates.me

ns0.transip.net 86400
NS

showdates.me

ns2.transip.eu 86400
NS

showdates.me

ns1.transip.nl 86400
SOA

showdates.me

3600 Mname: ns0.transip.net
Rname: hostmaster.transip.nl
Serial: 2020060701
Refresh: 14400
Retry: 1800
Expire: 2419200
Minimum-ttl: 300

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 Showdates.me 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 Showdates.me 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

Showdates.me 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 86.5% of all visits is Bulgaria. It lies approximately 1130 miles away from the server location (Netherlands) and such a distance cannot critically affect website speed, but moving the server closer to their user base in Bulgaria can speed up Showdates.me page load time anyway.

Normal result

Normal result

Social Sharing Optimization

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