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Page load speed analysis

  • 48/100

    Normal result
  • 4

    Successful tests
  • 4

    Failed tests
  • First response

    442 ms

  • Resources loaded

    22.4 sec

  • Page rendered

    162 sec

  • Total page load time

    184.9 sec

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We analyzed Thisislondon.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 442 ms and then it took 184.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 95% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 425.7 kB
    Images 1.1 MB
    Javascripts 1.7 MB
    CSS 374.2 kB

    In fact, the total size of Thisislondon.co.uk main page is 3.6 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. 50% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 1.7 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 425.7 kB
    • After minification 365.6 kB
    • After compression 54.2 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 60.1 kB, which is 14% 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 371.5 kB or 87% of the original size.

    • Original 1.1 MB
    • After optimization 1.1 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. Thisis London images are well optimized though.

    • Original 1.7 MB
    • After minification 1.6 MB
    • After compression 520.6 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 1.2 MB or 69% of the original size.

    • Original 374.2 kB
    • After minification 365.8 kB
    • After compression 59.1 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. Thisislondon.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 315.1 kB or 84% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • thisislondon.co.uk
  • www.standard.co.uk
  • v0.js
  • amp-user-notification-0.1.js
  • amp-analytics-0.1.js
  • amp-lightbox-0.1.js
  • amp-mustache-0.1.js
  • amp-iframe-0.1.js
  • amp-form-0.1.js
  • amp-install-serviceworker-0.1.js
  • amp-access-0.1.js
  • amp-bind-0.1.js
  • amp-accordion-0.1.js
  • amp-list-0.1.js
  • amp-carousel-0.1.js
  • gpt.js
  • controltag
  • px.js
  • chartbeat_mab.js
  • chartbeat.js
  • dirty-amp.js
  • gigya.comments.js
  • sfp.js
  • ot.js
  • Publico-Regular.woff
  • Publico-Extrabold.woff

Our browser made a total of 26 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 4% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Thisislondon.co.uk, 46% (12 requests) were made to Cdn.ampproject.org and 23% (6 requests) were made to Standard.co.uk. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (18 sec) relates to the external source Cdn.ampproject.org.

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Requests

The browser has sent 22 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Thisis London. 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

22

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

21

Optimized

1

All

Good result

Redirects

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

IP address

Thisislondon.co.uk 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

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52.48.9.82

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

thisislondon.co.uk

52.48.9.82 7191
NS

thisislondon.co.uk

ns6.associated.co.uk 7200
NS

thisislondon.co.uk

ns5.anlremote.com 7200
SOA

thisislondon.co.uk

7200 Mname: ns6.associated.co.uk
Rname: hostmaster.associated.co.uk
Serial: 2009121447
Refresh: 3600
Retry: 1800
Expire: 864000
Minimum-ttl: 900
MX

thisislondon.co.uk

cluster3a.eu.messagelabs.com 7200 Pri: 20

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

N/A  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 Thisislondon.co.uk 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), while the claimed language is English. Our system also found out that Thisislondon.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

Thisislondon.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.

Normal result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 93.9% of all visits is United States. It lies approximately 4200 miles away from the server location (Ireland) and such a long distance can negatively affect website speed, as it takes some time for data to travel back and forth between those places. That’s why one of the best ways to speed up Thisislondon.co.uk page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to United States or just closer to the user base.

Poor result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Thisis London. 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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