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Page load speed analysis

  • 71/100

    Good result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    144 ms

  • Resources loaded

    943 ms

  • Page rendered

    295 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.4 sec

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We analyzed Thehardtimes.net page load time and found that the first response time was 144 ms and then it took 1.2 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 20% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 67.6 kB
    Images 219.9 kB
    Javascripts 1.1 MB
    CSS 211.0 kB

    In fact, the total size of Thehardtimes.net main page is 1.6 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. 80% of websites need less resources to load and that’s why Accessify’s recommendations for optimization and resource minification can be helpful for this project. Javascripts take 1.1 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 67.6 kB
    • After minification 64.7 kB
    • After compression 14.5 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 53.1 kB or 79% of the original size.

    • Original 219.9 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. The Hard Times images are well optimized though.

    • Original 1.1 MB
    • After minification 828.5 kB
    • After compression 259.3 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 809.9 kB or 76% of the original size.

    • Original 211.0 kB
    • After minification 186.2 kB
    • After compression 37.7 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. Thehardtimes.net needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 173.3 kB or 82% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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  • style.css
  • css
  • style.css
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  • gpt.js
  • smallerheader.jpg
  • hat.jpg
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Our browser made a total of 64 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 50% of them (32 requests) were addressed to the original Thehardtimes.net, 6% (4 requests) were made to I1.wp.com and 5% (3 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (281 ms) relates to the external source Staticxx.facebook.com.

Additional info on thehardtimes.net

Requests

The browser has sent 58 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of The Hard Times. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 32 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 11 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

32

Javascripts

11

Images

11

CSS

4

AJAX

58

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

11

Images

1

CSS

4

AJAX

41

Optimized

17

All

Normal result

IP address

Thehardtimes.net 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

thehardtimes.net

104.26.10.88 60
A

thehardtimes.net

104.26.11.88 60
NS

thehardtimes.net

june.ns.cloudflare.com 60
NS

thehardtimes.net

justin.ns.cloudflare.com 60
SOA

thehardtimes.net

60 Mname: june.ns.cloudflare.com
Rname: dns.cloudflare.com
Serial: 2034116118
Refresh: 10000
Retry: 2400
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 3600

Language and encoding

Good result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

EN en language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Thehardtimes.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 Thehardtimes.net 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

Thehardtimes.net 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 66.4% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Thehardtimes.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

Good result

Social Sharing Optimization

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