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Page load speed analysis

  • 55/100

    Normal result
  • 4

    Successful tests
  • 4

    Failed tests
  • First response

    479 ms

  • Resources loaded

    11.4 sec

  • Page rendered

    9.1 sec

  • Total page load time

    21 sec

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We analyzed Videolan.org page load time and found that the first response time was 479 ms and then it took 20.5 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 61.2 kB
    Images 798.8 kB
    Javascripts 548.0 kB
    CSS 133.5 kB

    In fact, the total size of Videolan.org main page is 1.5 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. Images take 798.8 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 61.2 kB
    • After minification 52.0 kB
    • After compression 11.1 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 9.2 kB, which is 15% 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 50.1 kB or 82% of the original size.

    • Original 798.8 kB
    • After optimization 758.9 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. VideoLAN images are well optimized though.

    • Original 548.0 kB
    • After minification 544.1 kB
    • After compression 181.4 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 366.6 kB or 67% of the original size.

    • Original 133.5 kB
    • After minification 133.3 kB
    • After compression 24.1 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. Videolan.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 109.4 kB or 82% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • videolan.org
  • www.videolan.org
  • bootstrap.min.css
  • style.min.css
  • slick.min.css
  • jquery.min.js
  • bootstrap.min.js
  • slick-init.js
  • slick.min.js
  • ga.js
  • logoBlue.png
  • euro.png
  • dollar.png
  • PSPDFKit.png
  • booxmedia.png
  • banner01.png
  • fitted_vlc_101_w7_2.jpg
  • vlc.mini.svg
  • VLC-IconSmall.png
  • VLMC-IconSmall.png
  • DVBlast-IconSmall.png
  • x264-IconSmall.png
  • cash.png
  • tools.png
  • heart.png
  • logoGrey.png
  • font
  • __utm.gif
  • platform-sprite.png
  • downloadButtonGradientOrangeBright.png
  • twitter.svg
  • facebook.svg
  • google-plus.svg
  • plusone.js
  • arrow-left.png
  • ripple-loader.svg
  • arrow-right.png
  • cb=gapi.loaded_0

Our browser made a total of 38 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 24% of them (9 requests) were addressed to the original Videolan.org, 61% (23 requests) were made to Images.videolan.org and 5% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2.9 sec) relates to the external source Images.videolan.org.

Additional info on videolan.org

Requests

The browser has sent 35 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of VideoLAN. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 7 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

7

Javascripts

25

Images

3

CSS

35

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

18

Images

3

CSS

13

Optimized

22

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.videolan.org/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Videolan.org 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

videolan.org

forum.videolan.org

wiki.videolan.org

download.videolan.org

downloads.videolan.org

88.191.250.2

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

videolan.org

88.191.250.2 59
NS

videolan.org

ns0.videolan.org 60
NS

videolan.org

ns1.videolan.org 60
SOA

videolan.org

60 Mname: ns0.videolan.org
Rname: admin.videolan.org
Serial: 2018012117
Refresh: 7200
Retry: 3600
Expire: 2419200
Minimum-ttl: 21600
MX

videolan.org

albiero.videolan.org 60 Pri: 10

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 Videolan.org 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 Videolan.org 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

Videolan.org 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 15.8% of all visits is India. It lies approximately 4500 miles away from the server location (France) 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 Videolan.org page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to India 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 VideoLAN. 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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