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Page load speed analysis

  • 12/100

    Poor result
  • 3

    Successful tests
  • 5

    Failed tests
  • First response

    443 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2.3 sec

  • Page rendered

    492 ms

  • Total page load time

    3.3 sec

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We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 443 ms and then it took 2.8 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 45% of websites can load faster. This domain responded with an error, which can significantly jeopardize rating and web reputation

Page optimization

  • HTML 62.3 kB
    Images 3.1 MB
    Javascripts 930.4 kB
    CSS 615.4 kB

    In fact, the total size of main page is 4.7 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. Images take 3.1 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 62.3 kB
    • After minification 44.4 kB
    • After compression 10.0 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 17.9 kB, which is 29% 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 52.3 kB or 84% of the original size.

    • Original 3.1 MB
    • After optimization 2.9 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. This Is Basketball images are well optimized though.

    • Original 930.4 kB
    • After minification 847.0 kB
    • After compression 256.7 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 673.7 kB or 72% of the original size.

    • Original 615.4 kB
    • After minification 575.8 kB
    • After compression 93.5 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. needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 521.9 kB or 85% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 98 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 40% of them (39 requests) were addressed to the original, 11% (11 requests) were made to and 4% (4 requests) were made to The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.2 sec) relates to the external source

Additional info on


The browser has sent 81 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of This Is Basketball. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 23 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 14 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.











Possible request optimization













Poor 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 299
NS 300
NS 300

300 Mname:
Serial: 2020061803
Refresh: 10800
Retry: 3600
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 40000
MX 300 Pri: 50

Language and encoding

Good result


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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) and no language is claimed in <html> or <meta> tags either. 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

Country of origin for 100% of all visits is Belgium. It’s good for that their server is also located in Belgium, 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 This Is Basketball. 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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