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wisconsindot.gov: Wisconsin Department of Transportation

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Page load speed analysis

  • 68/100

    Normal result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    121 ms

  • Resources loaded

    819 ms

  • Page rendered

    306 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.2 sec

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We analyzed Wisconsindot.gov page load time and found that the first response time was 121 ms and then it took 1.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 20% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 83.0 kB
    Images 545.8 kB
    Javascripts 426.4 kB
    CSS 522.0 kB

    In fact, the total size of Wisconsindot.gov main page is 1.6 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. 65% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 545.8 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 83.0 kB
    • After minification 60.8 kB
    • After compression 14.7 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 22.1 kB, which is 27% 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 68.3 kB or 82% of the original size.

    • Original 545.8 kB
    • After optimization 444.0 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. Obviously, Wisconsin Dot needs image optimization as it can save up to 101.7 kB or 19% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 426.4 kB
    • After minification 426.2 kB
    • After compression 128.7 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 297.7 kB or 70% of the original size.

    • Original 522.0 kB
    • After minification 392.3 kB
    • After compression 70.3 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. Wisconsindot.gov needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 451.7 kB or 87% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • wisconsindot.gov
  • home.aspx
  • corev15.css
  • init.js
  • ScriptResource.axd
  • blank.js
  • bootstrap.css
  • bootstrap-custom.min.css
  • font-styles.min.css
  • sp_fixes.min.css
  • styles.css
  • modernizr.custom.js
  • jquery-1.11.1.min.js
  • bootstrap.min.js
  • bootstrap-custom.min.js
  • respond.min.js
  • html5shiv.min.js
  • favicon_dot.ico
  • wi.gov_logo.png
  • dot_logo_shadow.png
  • dmv.jpg
  • 511.jpg
  • zero.jpg
  • mapss-small.gif
  • wi_logo_footer.png
  • corev15.css
  • gtm.js
  • analytics.js
  • bg_img_lrg_dot_1.jpg
  • forward-ribbon.png
  • raleway-regular.woff
  • fontawesome-webfont.woff
  • collect
  • collect

Our browser made a total of 34 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 88% of them (30 requests) were addressed to the original Wisconsindot.gov, 9% (3 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 3% (1 request) were made to Googletagmanager.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (287 ms) belongs to the original domain Wisconsindot.gov.

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Requests

The browser has sent 30 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Wisconsin Dot. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 11 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 7 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

11

Javascripts

12

Images

7

CSS

30

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

12

Images

1

CSS

16

Optimized

14

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://wisconsindot.gov/Pages/home.aspx before it reached this domain.

IP address

Wisconsindot.gov uses IP addresses which are currently shared with 5 other domains. The more sites share the same stack of IP addresses, 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.

Normal result

IP Trace

wisconsindot.gov

wisconsindmv.gov

dot.state.wi.us

dot.wisconsin.gov

dot.wi.gov

165.189.150.148

wisconsindot.gov

wisconsindmv.gov

madisonbeltline.dot.wi.gov

dot.state.wi.us

dot.wisconsin.gov

165.189.241.137

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

wisconsindot.gov

165.189.150.148 60
A

wisconsindot.gov

165.189.241.137 60
NS

wisconsindot.gov

bigred3.wi.gov 60
NS

wisconsindot.gov

dns.uw-mad.wiscnet.net 60
NS

wisconsindot.gov

dns.uw-mil.wiscnet.net 60

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 Wisconsindot.gov 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 Wisconsindot.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

Wisconsindot.gov 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 90.7% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Wisconsindot.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.

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Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Wisconsin Dot. 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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