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sundaymercury.net: Sunday Mercury - Latest news updates, pictures, video, reaction - Birmingham Live

It’s the Sunday best. Five times Midlands newspaper of the year in 10 years – and named Britain’s best regional read – the Sunday Mercury is first for investigative journalism, big news exclusives, an...

Page load speed analysis

  • 8/100

    Poor result
  • 3

    Successful tests
  • 5

    Failed tests
  • First response

    305 ms

  • Resources loaded

    816 ms

  • Page rendered

    3.2 sec

  • Total page load time

    4.3 sec

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We analyzed Sundaymercury.net page load time and found that the first response time was 305 ms and then it took 4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 60% of websites can load faster. This domain responded with an error, which can significantly jeopardize Sundaymercury.net rating and web reputation

Page optimization

  • HTML 154 B
    Images 518.2 kB
    Javascripts 1.3 MB
    CSS 585.7 kB

    In fact, the total size of Sundaymercury.net main page is 2.4 MB. This result falls within the top 5000 of lightweight and thus fast loading web pages. Only a small number of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 1.3 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 154 B
    • After minification 152 B
    • After compression 108 B

    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 46 B or 30% of the original size.

    • Original 518.2 kB
    • After optimization 457.1 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, Sunday Mercury needs image optimization as it can save up to 61.0 kB or 12% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 1.3 MB
    • After minification 1.3 MB
    • After compression 408.8 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 870.9 kB or 68% of the original size.

    • Original 585.7 kB
    • After minification 584.2 kB
    • After compression 113.8 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. Sundaymercury.net needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 471.8 kB or 81% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • sundaymercury.net

Our browser made a total of 1 request to load all elements on the main page. We found that all of those requests were addressed to Sundaymercury.net and no external sources were called. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (305 ms) belongs to the original domain Sundaymercury.net.

Additional info on sundaymercury.net

Requests

Besides the initial HTML request, no CSS, Javascripts, AJAX or image files were requested in the course of web page rendering.

Poor result

IP address

Sundaymercury.net uses IP addresses which are currently shared with 6 other domains. The more sites share the same stack of IP addresses, 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

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34.249.36.226

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176.34.137.145

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

sundaymercury.net

3.248.112.227 60
A

sundaymercury.net

34.240.145.122 60
NS

sundaymercury.net

ns-1902.awsdns-45.co.uk 86400
NS

sundaymercury.net

ns-472.awsdns-59.com 86400
NS

sundaymercury.net

ns-667.awsdns-19.net 86400

Language and encoding

Poor result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

N/A  language flag

Claimed

Encoding

N/A

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Sundaymercury.net 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 Sundaymercury.net main page’s claimed encoding is . 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

Sundaymercury.net 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

The server of Sundaymercury.net is located in Ireland, but, unfortunately, we cannot identify the countries where the visitors come from and thus it’s impossible to define if the distance can potentially affect the page load time.

Good result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

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