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tapeheads.net: Tapeheads.Net Home Page

We discuss cassette, reel and all other types of tape equipment, along with recording techniques, vintage and modern audio gear, restoration, service and repair, and all aspects of music, performance ...

Page load speed analysis

  • 62/100

    Normal result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    11 sec

  • Resources loaded

    11.9 sec

  • Page rendered

    270 ms

  • Total page load time

    23.2 sec

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We analyzed Tapeheads.net page load time and found that the first response time was 11 sec and then it took 12.2 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 90% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 39.2 kB
    Images 176.3 kB
    Javascripts 46.4 kB
    CSS 7.8 kB

    In fact, the total size of Tapeheads.net main page is 269.8 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. 25% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 176.3 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 39.2 kB
    • After minification 35.4 kB
    • After compression 7.4 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 31.8 kB or 81% of the original size.

    • Original 176.3 kB
    • After optimization 159.9 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. Tapeheads images are well optimized though.

    • Original 46.4 kB
    • After minification 45.2 kB
    • After compression 14.4 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 32.0 kB or 69% of the original size.

    • Original 7.8 kB
    • After minification 5.0 kB
    • After compression 1.2 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. Tapeheads.net needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 6.6 kB or 84% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • tapeheads.net
  • style-db92e3a1-00001.css
  • vbulletin_important.css
  • yahoo-dom-event.js
  • connection-min.js
  • vbulletin_global.js
  • vbulletin_menu.js
  • vbulletin_md5.js
  • vbulletin_md5.js
  • ucmbanner.jpg
  • Donate%20to%20Tapeheads%205.png
  • IOTW_Project_Kelv.jpg
  • Splicit500x80.gif
  • 2013tapeheadslogo2.gif
  • navbits_start.gif
  • lastpost.gif
  • paperclip.gif
  • PacificStereoBanner50080.jpg
  • TubeNirvana50080.jpg
  • marrs500x80.gif
  • AnalogAlley50080.gif
  • hi550080.jpg
  • stereomanuals50080.jpg
  • SkywaveBanner50080.jpg

Our browser made a total of 24 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 83% of them (20 requests) were addressed to the original Tapeheads.net, 8% (2 requests) were made to Yui.yahooapis.com and 8% (2 requests) were made to Pacificstereo.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (11 sec) belongs to the original domain Tapeheads.net.

Additional info on tapeheads.net

Requests

The browser has sent 23 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Tapeheads. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 6 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

6

Javascripts

15

Images

2

CSS

23

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

15

Images

2

CSS

5

Optimized

18

All

Good result

IP address

Tapeheads.net 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.

Normal result

IP Trace

tapeheads.net

pacificstereo.net

162.144.183.199

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

tapeheads.net

162.144.183.199 300
NS

tapeheads.net

ns1.bluehost.com 86400
NS

tapeheads.net

ns2.bluehost.com 86400
SOA

tapeheads.net

86400 Mname: ns1.bluehost.com
Rname: root.cs135.bluehost.com
Serial: 2022050700
Refresh: 86400
Retry: 7200
Expire: 3600000
Minimum-ttl: 300
MX

tapeheads.net

mx.runbox.com 14400 Pri: 0

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 Tapeheads.net 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 Tapeheads.net 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

Tapeheads.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

Country of origin for 45.9% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Tapeheads.net 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 Tapeheads. 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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