Established since 1909 selling the best Old fashioned sweets & now online, party supplies, greetings cards, gifts, smoking pipes and flavoured tobacco. - Sweet Greetings Shildon is an old fashioned sw...

Page load speed analysis

  • 48/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    2.8 sec

  • Resources loaded

    5.2 sec

  • Page rendered

    310 ms

  • Total page load time

    8.3 sec

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We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 2.8 sec and then it took 5.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 75% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 49.5 kB
    Images 341.0 kB
    Javascripts 376.3 kB
    CSS 86.6 kB

    In fact, the total size of main page is 853.4 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. Javascripts take 376.3 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 49.5 kB
    • After minification 45.5 kB
    • After compression 11.2 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 38.3 kB or 77% of the original size.

    • Original 341.0 kB
    • After optimization 319.9 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. Sweetgreetingsshildon images are well optimized though.

    • Original 376.3 kB
    • After minification 350.7 kB
    • After compression 101.0 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 275.3 kB or 73% of the original size.

    • Original 86.6 kB
    • After minification 67.4 kB
    • After compression 13.6 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. needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 73.0 kB or 84% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • stylesheet.css
  • slideshow.css
  • custom_footer.css
  • cat-list-images.css
  • jquery-1.7.1.min.js
  • jquery-ui-1.8.16.custom.min.js
  • jquery-ui-1.8.16.custom.css
  • jquery.cookie.js
  • jquery.colorbox.js
  • colorbox.css
  • tabs.js
  • common.js
  • jquery.nivo.slider.pack.js
  • jquery.jcarousel.min.js
  • cookie_law.js
  • sweet-greetings-bg.gif
  • sweet-greetings-header-980.png
  • sweet-greetings-logo.gif
  • icon-rss.png
  • icon-linkedin.png
  • icon-twitter.png
  • icon-facebook.png
  • arrow-down.png
  • menu-top-large.png
  • button-search.png
  • mod-box-top.png
  • mod-box-body.jpg
  • icon-sweet.png
  • Data_Promise.gif
  • sidelogo-securesite.jpg
  • business-award-winners.jpg
  • sidelogo-shopwiki.jpg
  • sidelogo-goodnet.jpg
  • sidelogo-labelledwith.jpg
  • sidelogo-recommended.jpg
  • slider-graphic1-660x351.jpg
  • icon-swirl-sweet.png
  • old%20tom%20strong-160x160.jpg
  • old%20tom-160x160.jpg
  • jazzies-160x160.jpg
  • cookies%20n%20cream%20fudge-160x160.jpg
  • fruitsalad-160x160.jpg
  • when%20i%20close%20my%20eyes%20tattty%20teddyu]-160x160.jpg
  • facebook-banner-med.jpg
  • header_about.png
  • social_facebook.png
  • social_twitter.png
  • social_gmaps.png
  • header_information.png
  • header_contact.png
  • all.js
  • header_slider.png
  • liquorice-hard-stick-142x125.jpg
  • traditional-aniseed-flavour-balls(1)-142x125.jpg
  • xd_arbiter.php
  • xd_arbiter.php
  • mini-liquorice-comfits-142x125.jpg
  • sherbet-flying-saucers-142x125.jpg
  • liquorice-sticks-142x125.jpg
  • paypal-logos.jpg
  • loading.gif
  • footer-bg.jpg
  • telephone.png
  • mail.png
  • basket.gif
  • button_slider.png
  • bg.png
  • info.png
  • agree.png
  • bubble.png
  • arrows.png
  • bullets-blue.png

Our browser made a total of 74 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 95% of them (70 requests) were addressed to the original, 3% (2 requests) were made to and 1% (1 request) were made to The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2.8 sec) belongs to the original domain

Additional info on


The browser has sent 73 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Sweetgreetingsshildon. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 10 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.











Possible request optimization













Normal result

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 10800
NS 10800
NS 10800

10800 Mname:
Serial: 2012111864
Refresh: 86400
Retry: 604800
Expire: 2419200
Minimum-ttl: 10800
MX 10800 Pri: 10

Language and encoding

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N/A  language flag


EN en language flag





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. Unfortunately we cannot identify language used on the page (probably there is a mix of languages, too little text or something else), while the claimed language is English. 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.

Normal result

Visitor World Map

The server of is located in United Kingdom, 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 Sweetgreetingsshildon. 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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