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volunteer.gov: Volunteer.gov Home Page

Portal for Volunteer.gov. This is a United States Federal Government portal which lists volunteer opportunities on public lands in the United States.

Page load speed analysis

  • 82/100

    Good result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    101 ms

  • Resources loaded

    525 ms

  • Page rendered

    234 ms

  • Total page load time

    860 ms

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We analyzed Volunteer.gov page load time and found that the first response time was 101 ms and then it took 759 ms to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 10% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 40.0 kB
    Images 1.3 MB
    Javascripts 157.1 kB
    CSS 20.3 kB

    In fact, the total size of Volunteer.gov 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. 35% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.3 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 40.0 kB
    • After minification 39.0 kB
    • After compression 9.2 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. 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 30.8 kB or 77% of the original size.

    • Original 1.3 MB
    • After optimization 1.3 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. Volunteer images are well optimized though.

    • Original 157.1 kB
    • After minification 155.0 kB
    • After compression 54.4 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 102.6 kB or 65% of the original size.

    • Original 20.3 kB
    • After minification 17.3 kB
    • After compression 3.1 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. Volunteer.gov needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 17.2 kB or 85% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • www.volunteer.gov
  • control.css
  • style.css
  • jquery.js
  • cycle.js
  • Universal-Federated-Analytics-Min.js
  • wowslider.js
  • script.js
  • analytics.js
  • calinsert.cfm
  • bgGBSsandSIsmall3.jpg
  • logo.gif
  • rss.gif
  • FBFU.jpg
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  • feature001.jpg
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  • collect
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  • pUSBR.gif
  • variousi.gif
  • greenBallLeft.png

Our browser made a total of 50 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 94% of them (47 requests) were addressed to the original Volunteer.gov, 4% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 2% (1 request) were made to Dap.digitalgov.gov. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (219 ms) belongs to the original domain Volunteer.gov.

Additional info on volunteer.gov

Requests

The browser has sent 49 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Volunteer. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 6 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

6

Javascripts

40

Images

2

CSS

1

AJAX

49

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

35

Images

2

CSS

1

AJAX

10

Optimized

39

All

Normal result

IP address

This IP address is dedicated to Volunteer.gov. This is the best domain hosting practice .

Normal result

IP Trace

volunteer.gov

137.227.198.59

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

volunteer.gov

137.227.198.59 287
NS

volunteer.gov

west.ns.cloudflare.com 86400
NS

volunteer.gov

liz.ns.cloudflare.com 86400
SOA

volunteer.gov

3600 Mname: liz.ns.cloudflare.com
Rname: dns.cloudflare.com
Serial: 2032595486
Refresh: 10000
Retry: 2400
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 3600
MX

volunteer.gov

aspmx.l.google.com 300 Pri: 1

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

N/A  language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Volunteer.gov can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. Our system also found out that Volunteer.gov 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

Volunteer.gov 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 96.5% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Volunteer.gov 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 Volunteer. 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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