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southend.gov.uk: Southend-on-Sea Borough Council Homepage

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council

Page load speed analysis

  • 64/100

    Normal result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    1.3 sec

  • Resources loaded

    3 sec

  • Page rendered

    395 ms

  • Total page load time

    4.7 sec

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We analyzed Southend.gov.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 1.3 sec and then it took 3.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 55% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 46.2 kB
    Images 3.5 MB
    Javascripts 290.8 kB
    CSS 153.8 kB

    In fact, the total size of Southend.gov.uk main page is 4.0 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. 50% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 3.5 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 46.2 kB
    • After minification 34.8 kB
    • After compression 8.3 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 11.3 kB, which is 25% 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 37.9 kB or 82% of the original size.

    • Original 3.5 MB
    • After optimization 3.4 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. Southend images are well optimized though.

    • Original 290.8 kB
    • After minification 281.7 kB
    • After compression 102.0 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 188.8 kB or 65% of the original size.

    • Original 153.8 kB
    • After minification 112.3 kB
    • After compression 21.6 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. Southend.gov.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 132.2 kB or 86% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • southend.gov.uk
  • base.css
  • standard.css
  • swfobject.js
  • almond.min.js
  • util.min.js
  • gm_sidebar_rh.css
  • cookieConsent.js
  • jquery.min.js
  • plugins.js
  • main.js
  • element.js
  • gm_sidebar.css
  • MY_SOUTHEND_LOGO___NO_BACKGROUND.jpg
  • mouse_1.jpg
  • Parking_Fines_2.jpg
  • council_tax_resized.jpg
  • Homeseekers_Register.jpg
  • Parking_Fines_1.jpg
  • ward_map463x309.jpg
  • Consultations.jpg
  • Make_a_Comment.jpg
  • Report_Missed_Collection.jpg
  • Report_Street_Light.jpg
  • pothole1.jpg
  • clean_for_the_queen_0.jpg
  • newsroom-event.jpg
  • newsroom-whereilive.jpg
  • SEE_logo_pbo_RGB_01.jpg
  • information_HP.png
  • piggybank_HP.png
  • twopeople_HP.png
  • shop_HP.png
  • crowd_HP.png
  • inhand_HP.png
  • calculator_HP.png
  • calendar_HP.png
  • firstaid_HP.png
  • 65x65.png
  • speachbubbles_HP.png
  • openbook_HP.png
  • newspaper_HP.png
  • car_HP.png
  • notepad_HP.png
  • warningbin_HP.png
  • blackboard_HP.png
  • couple_HP.png
  • stamp.jpg
  • logo.png
  • crest.png
  • fontello.woff
  • texgyreadventor-bold-webfont.woff
  • texgyreadventor-regular-webfont.woff
  • analytics.js
  • translateelement.css
  • main.js
  • collect
  • element_main.js
  • translate_24dp.png
  • l
  • cleardot.gif

Our browser made a total of 61 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 80% of them (49 requests) were addressed to the original Southend.gov.uk, 7% (4 requests) were made to Translate.googleapis.com and 3% (2 requests) were made to Websurveys.govmetric.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.3 sec) belongs to the original domain Southend.gov.uk.

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Requests

The browser has sent 60 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Southend. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 12 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 5 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

12

Javascripts

40

Images

5

CSS

3

AJAX

60

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

40

Images

1

CSS

3

AJAX

15

Optimized

45

All

Normal result

IP address

Southend.gov.uk 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.

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IP Trace

southend.gov.uk

southessexhomes.co.uk

162.13.36.244

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

southend.gov.uk

162.13.36.244 28800
NS

southend.gov.uk

edns1.e2bn.net 86400
NS

southend.gov.uk

edns3.e2bn.org 86400
SOA

southend.gov.uk

300 Mname: dnsm-external.e2bn.net
Rname: hostmaster.e2bn.org
Serial: 2019101511
Refresh: 300
Retry: 300
Expire: 2678400
Minimum-ttl: 300
MX

southend.gov.uk

Southend-gov-uk.mail.protection.outlook.com 300 Pri: 10

Language and encoding

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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 Southend.gov.uk 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 Southend.gov.uk 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

Southend.gov.uk has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.

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Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 94.7% of all visits is United Kingdom. It’s good for Southend.gov.uk that their server is also located in United Kingdom, 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 Southend. 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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