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wintercounts.si.edu: Smithsonian Homepage | Smithsonian Institution

Official website of the Smithsonian, the world's largest museum and research complex, with 19 museums, 9 research centers, and affiliates around the world.

Page load speed analysis

  • 91/100

    Good result
  • 4

    Successful tests
  • 4

    Failed tests
  • First response

    49 ms

  • Resources loaded

    177 ms

  • Page rendered

    176 ms

  • Total page load time

    402 ms

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We analyzed Wintercounts.si.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 49 ms and then it took 353 ms 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.

Page optimization

  • HTML 6.4 kB
    Images 94.6 kB
    Javascripts 147.0 kB
    CSS 8.3 kB

    In fact, the total size of Wintercounts.si.edu main page is 256.4 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. 20% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 147.0 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 6.4 kB
    • After minification 5.6 kB
    • After compression 2.0 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 835 B, which is 13% 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 4.4 kB or 69% of the original size.

    • Original 94.6 kB
    • After optimization 94.6 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. Wintercounts Si images are well optimized though.

    • Original 147.0 kB
    • After minification 138.2 kB
    • After compression 49.2 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 97.8 kB or 67% of the original size.

    • Original 8.3 kB
    • After minification 8.2 kB
    • After compression 2.1 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. Wintercounts.si.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 6.1 kB or 74% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • wintercounts.si.edu
  • triggerParams.js
  • webtrends.js
  • ga.js
  • img_logo.gif
  • wtid.js
  • img_logo2.gif
  • WINTER_COUNTS_LAUNCH_2_01.jpg
  • WINTER_COUNTS_LAUNCH_2_02.jpg
  • WINTER_COUNTS_LAUNCH_2_03.jpg
  • WINTER_COUNTS_LAUNCH_2_04.jpg
  • WINTER_COUNTS_LAUNCH_2_05.jpg
  • __utm.gif
  • foresee-surveydef.js
  • dcs.gif
  • foresee-dhtml.css

Our browser made a total of 16 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 56% of them (9 requests) were addressed to the original Wintercounts.si.edu, 19% (3 requests) were made to Si.edu and 13% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (57 ms) belongs to the original domain Wintercounts.si.edu.

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Requests

The browser has sent 15 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Wintercounts Si. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 5 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

5

Javascripts

9

Images

1

CSS

15

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

9

Images

1

CSS

4

Optimized

11

All

Good result

IP address

Wintercounts.si.edu 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

wintercounts.si.edu

sil.si.edu

volcano.si.edu

naturalhistory2.si.edu

paleoglot.org

160.111.244.21

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

wintercounts.si.edu

160.111.244.21 86398

Language and encoding

Poor result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

N/A  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 Wintercounts.si.edu 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 Wintercounts.si.edu 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

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

Poor result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 60.9% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Wintercounts.si.edu that their server is also located in United States, 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 Wintercounts Si. 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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