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Page load speed analysis

  • 62/100

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  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    62 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2.1 sec

  • Page rendered

    1.1 sec

  • Total page load time

    3.2 sec

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We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 62 ms and then it took 3.2 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 50% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 879.7 kB
    Images 380.9 kB
    Javascripts 3.0 MB
    CSS 1.9 MB

    In fact, the total size of main page is 6.2 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. 65% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 3.0 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 879.7 kB
    • After minification 879.7 kB
    • After compression 163.8 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. 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 716.0 kB or 81% of the original size.

    • Original 380.9 kB
    • After optimization 374.8 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. Id Wsj images are well optimized though.

    • Original 3.0 MB
    • After minification 3.0 MB
    • After compression 846.5 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 2.2 MB or 72% of the original size.

    • Original 1.9 MB
    • After minification 1.9 MB
    • After compression 1.0 MB

    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 853.8 kB or 46% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 67 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 1% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original, 28% (19 requests) were made to and 21% (14 requests) were made to The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (518 ms) relates to the external source

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The browser has sent 45 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Id Wsj. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 10 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.











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As for redirects, our browser reached this domain in two steps. The first redirect led to, then it was forwarded to, and finally we managed to open this domain. We strongly recommend that the redirects should be reduced, as the more redirects a site has, the slower it loads.

IP address

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

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IP Trace

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A 179
CNAME 2399

Language and encoding

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EN en language flag


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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. 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 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.

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Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 94.1% of all visits is Germany. It lies approximately 3840 miles away from the server location (United States) 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 page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to Germany or just closer to the user base.

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Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of Id Wsj. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook:

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