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stpressbooks.com.sg: Straits Times Press Books – ST Books

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Page load speed analysis

  • 37/100

    Normal result
  • 4

    Successful tests
  • 4

    Failed tests
  • First response

    7.2 sec

  • Resources loaded

    31 sec

  • Page rendered

    4.9 sec

  • Total page load time

    43 sec

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We analyzed Stpressbooks.com.sg page load time and found that the first response time was 7.2 sec and then it took 35.9 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is an excellent result, as only a small number of websites can load faster. Unfortunately, there were 17 request timeouts, which can generally increase the web page load time, as the browser stays idle while waiting for website response.

Page optimization

  • HTML 212.4 kB
    Images 3.1 MB
    Javascripts 142.6 kB
    CSS 92.1 kB

    In fact, the total size of Stpressbooks.com.sg main page is 3.5 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. 25% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 3.1 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 212.4 kB
    • After minification 139.5 kB
    • After compression 19.0 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 72.9 kB, which is 34% 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 193.4 kB or 91% of the original size.

    • Original 3.1 MB
    • After optimization 3.0 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. ST Press Books images are well optimized though.

    • Original 142.6 kB
    • After minification 120.2 kB
    • After compression 38.4 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 104.2 kB or 73% of the original size.

    • Original 92.1 kB
    • After minification 73.0 kB
    • After compression 13.4 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. Stpressbooks.com.sg needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 78.7 kB or 85% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • home.php
  • common.js
  • browser_identificator.js
  • jquery-min.js
  • jquery-fix.js
  • ajax.js
  • dropout_buttons_init.js
  • main.css
  • main.FF.css
  • main.FF2.css
  • main.css
  • anchor_fix.js
  • check_quantity.js
  • ajax.add2cart.js
  • ajax.product.js
  • ajax.products.js
  • ajax.rating.js
  • vote_bar.js
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  • Diplomacy.jpg
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  • ST170%20CoverLR.jpg
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  • menu_bg.gif
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  • category_bullet.gif
  • ajax.minicart.js
  • jquery.tooltip.min.js
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  • dingbats_help.gif
  • stpb_logo.png
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  • dingbats_orders.gif
  • dingbats_authentification.gif
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Our browser made a total of 66 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that all of those requests were addressed to Stpressbooks.com.sg and no external sources were called. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (20.5 sec) belongs to the original domain Stpressbooks.com.sg.

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Requests

The browser has sent 47 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of ST Press Books. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 13 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

13

Javascripts

30

Images

4

CSS

47

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

16

Images

1

CSS

29

Optimized

18

All

Normal result

IP address

Stpressbooks.com.sg 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

stpressbooks.com.sg

23.227.38.32 300
NS

stpressbooks.com.sg

ns-1608.awsdns-09.co.uk 86400
NS

stpressbooks.com.sg

ns-286.awsdns-35.com 86400
NS

stpressbooks.com.sg

ns-1479.awsdns-56.org 86400
NS

stpressbooks.com.sg

ns-675.awsdns-20.net 86400

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

EN en language flag

Claimed

Encoding

ISO-8859-1

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Stpressbooks.com.sg 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 Stpressbooks.com.sg main page’s claimed encoding is iso-8859-1. Changing it to UTF-8 can be a good choice, as this format is commonly used for encoding all over the web and thus their visitors won’t have any troubles with symbol transcription or reading.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Stpressbooks.com.sg 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 68.4% of all visits is Singapore. It lies approximately 9210 miles away from the server location (Canada) 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 Stpressbooks.com.sg page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to Singapore 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 ST Press Books. 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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