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Page load speed analysis

  • 52/100

    Normal result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    108 ms

  • Resources loaded

    11.3 sec

  • Page rendered

    35.1 sec

  • Total page load time

    46.5 sec

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We analyzed Ap.org page load time and found that the first response time was 108 ms and then it took 46.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is an excellent result, as only a small number of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 44.6 kB
    Images 4.0 MB
    Javascripts 1.5 MB
    CSS 451.0 kB

    In fact, the total size of Ap.org main page is 6.0 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. 80% of websites need less resources to load and that’s why Accessify’s recommendations for optimization and resource minification can be helpful for this project. Images take 4.0 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 44.6 kB
    • After minification 37.7 kB
    • After compression 7.7 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 6.9 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 36.9 kB or 83% of the original size.

    • Original 4.0 MB
    • After optimization 3.8 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. Ap images are well optimized though.

    • Original 1.5 MB
    • After minification 1.4 MB
    • After compression 427.3 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 1.1 MB or 71% of the original size.

    • Original 451.0 kB
    • After minification 411.4 kB
    • After compression 74.6 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. Ap.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 376.5 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • www.ap.org
  • site.css
  • modernizr.js
  • jquery.js
  • crownpeak.searchg2-1.0.2.min.js
  • svg4everybody.js
  • smooth-scroll.js
  • jquery.waypoints.js
  • tab.js
  • carousel.js
  • collapse.js
  • modal.js
  • transition.js
  • jquery.matchheight.js
  • jquery.marquee.js
  • jquery.validate.js
  • slick.js
  • site.js
  • ap.svg
  • icons.svg
  • slick-placeholder.png
  • easset_upload_file21402_34838_e.jpg
  • easset_upload_file26477_34838_e.jpg
  • ap_17058122733127.jpg
  • goodot-book-webfont.woff
  • freigtexprobook-webfont.woff
  • goodweb-condbold.woff
  • goodweb-condbook.woff
  • goodot-bold-webfont.woff
  • ap144566843-promo-rt.png
  • analytics.js
  • ticker.jsp
  • more-from-ap.jsp
  • Trump_country_resized.jpg
  • video-adoption-post-image.png
  • ajax-loader.gif
  • collect
  • collect
  • pd.js

Our browser made a total of 41 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 83% of them (34 requests) were addressed to the original Ap.org, 5% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 2% (1 request) were made to Searchg2-assets.crownpeak.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2.8 sec) relates to the external source Google-analytics.com.

Additional info on ap.org

Requests

The browser has sent 33 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Ap. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 18 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

18

Javascripts

11

Images

1

CSS

3

AJAX

33

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

11

Images

1

CSS

3

AJAX

17

Optimized

16

All

Normal result

Redirects

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

IP address

Ap.org uses IP addresses which are currently shared with 20 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.

Good result

IP Trace

ap.org

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54.192.7.161

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54.192.7.177

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

ap.org

172.230.210.160 20
NS

ap.org

a28-66.akam.net 300
NS

ap.org

a24-65.akam.net 300
NS

ap.org

a1-212.akam.net 300
NS

ap.org

a9-67.akam.net 300

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Ap.org has a valid and up-to-date SSL certificate that expires on June 29, 2018.

Good result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 66% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Ap.org 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 data is detected on the main page of Ap. 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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Language and encoding

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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 Ap.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 Ap.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.

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