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Page load speed analysis

  • 42/100

    Normal result
  • 4

    Successful tests
  • 4

    Failed tests
  • First response

    374 ms

  • Resources loaded

    63.5 sec

  • Page rendered

    23.4 sec

  • Total page load time

    87.3 sec

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We analyzed Theregister.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 374 ms and then it took 86.9 sec 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. Unfortunately, there were 4 request timeouts, which can generally increase the web page load time, as the browser stays idle while waiting for website response.

Page optimization

  • HTML 181.1 kB
    Images 1.2 MB
    Javascripts 1.5 MB
    CSS 508.9 kB

    In fact, the total size of Theregister.co.uk main page is 3.4 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. 60% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 1.5 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 181.1 kB
    • After minification 153.0 kB
    • After compression 33.8 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 28.2 kB, which is 16% 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 147.4 kB or 81% of the original size.

    • Original 1.2 MB
    • After optimization 1.2 MB

    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 Register images are well optimized though.

    • Original 1.5 MB
    • After minification 1.5 MB
    • After compression 441.0 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 1.1 MB or 71% of the original size.

    • Original 508.9 kB
    • After minification 504.2 kB
    • After compression 87.5 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. Theregister.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 421.5 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • theregister.co.uk
  • www.theregister.co.uk
  • css
  • design.css
  • _.js
  • sovrn.js
  • nir.regmedia.co.uk
  • prebid.min.js
  • gpt.js
  • dl.gif
  • guo_ping.jpg
  • balloon_teaser.jpg
  • ocean_648.jpg
  • vmware_ceo_pat_gelsinger.jpg
  • director.jpg
  • shutterstock_benchpress.jpg
  • secret_service_shutterstock1.jpg
  • yahoo.jpg
  • frb_inset_648.jpg
  • head_in_the_cloud.jpg
  • bdorfbadge.jpg
  • retro_thinkpad1.jpg
  • encryption_89736497853.jpg
  • kidney_stones_shutterstock.jpg
  • frb_inset_648.jpg
  • director.jpg
  • shutterstock_cat_peek.jpg
  • shutterstock_wifi_coffee.jpg
  • ai_machine_learning.jpg
  • shawshank_redemption.jpg
  • falklandsminefield.jpg
  • ces_1980_tvs_galore.jpg
  • hmmm_illustration_via_shutterstock.jpg
  • reg_logo.svg
  • twitter.png
  • facebook.png
  • google_plus.png
  • linkedin.png
  • vulture.png
  • vulture_white.png
  • search.png
  • search_white.png
  • footer_mob_nav_arrow_black.svg
  • sitpub_footer.png
  • footer_mob_nav_arrow_white.svg
  • linkedin_white.png
  • rss.png
  • BkZwJXYnumPMepfEA344yQ.ttf
  • eFfAHNfFT0YtF77QmRKRj_esZW2xOQ-xsNqO47m55DA.ttf
  • analytics.js
  • dpm_812ed4562d3211363a7b813aa9cd2cf042b63bb2.min.js
  • director.jpg
  • shutterstock_cat_peek.jpg
  • shutterstock_wifi_coffee.jpg
  • ai_machine_learning.jpg
  • shawshank_redemption.jpg
  • falklandsminefield.jpg
  • ces_1980_tvs_galore.jpg
  • hmmm_illustration_via_shutterstock.jpg
  • mobile_site.png
  • bid
  • jpt
  • cygnus
  • pubads_impl_147.js
  • collect
  • collect
  • collect
  • collect
  • async_usersync.html
  • ads
  • container.html
  • index.php
  • container.html
  • osd.js
  • headerlog
  • headerlog
  • osd_listener.js
  • headerlog
  • headerlog
  • headerlog
  • imgad
  • tp.gif
  • ext.js
  • dvbs_src.js
  • dvbs_src.js
  • pixel
  • dvbs_src_internal34.js
  • bst2tv3.html
  • verify.js
  • dv-match4.js
  • verify.js
  • bsevent.gif
  • bsevent.gif
  • 47154.gif

Our browser made a total of 94 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 21% of them (20 requests) were addressed to the original Theregister.co.uk, 35% (33 requests) were made to Regmedia.co.uk and 7% (7 requests) were made to Ap.lijit.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (20.1 sec) relates to the external source Regmedia.co.uk.

Additional info on theregister.co.uk

Requests

The browser has sent 84 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of The Register. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 22 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

22

Javascripts

56

Images

2

CSS

4

AJAX

84

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

31

Images

2

CSS

4

AJAX

46

Optimized

38

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to https://www.theregister.co.uk/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Theregister.co.uk uses IP address which is currently shared with 3 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

theregister.co.uk

forums.theregister.co.uk

cms.springboardplatform.com

m.forums.theregister.co.uk

104.18.234.86

104.18.235.86

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

theregister.co.uk

104.18.235.86 60
A

theregister.co.uk

104.18.234.86 60
NS

theregister.co.uk

gerald.ns.cloudflare.com 60
NS

theregister.co.uk

dahlia.ns.cloudflare.com 60
SOA

theregister.co.uk

60 Mname: dahlia.ns.cloudflare.com
Rname: dns.cloudflare.com
Serial: 2033516251
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 Theregister.co.uk 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 Theregister.co.uk 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

Theregister.co.uk 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 37% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Theregister.co.uk 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 The Register. 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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