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us.abrsm.org: ABRSM: Home

ABRSM is the exam board of the Royal Schools of Music, delivering over 650,000 music exams and assessments every year in 93 countries.

Page load speed analysis

  • 50/100

    Normal result
  • 4

    Successful tests
  • 4

    Failed tests
  • First response

    486 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2.8 sec

  • Page rendered

    226 ms

  • Total page load time

    3.5 sec

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We analyzed Us.abrsm.org page load time and found that the first response time was 486 ms and then it took 3 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 47.7 kB
    Images 550.8 kB
    Javascripts 758.2 kB
    CSS 390.7 kB

    In fact, the total size of Us.abrsm.org main page is 1.7 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. 60% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 758.2 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 47.7 kB
    • After minification 38.2 kB
    • After compression 9.1 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 9.5 kB, which is 20% 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 38.6 kB or 81% of the original size.

    • Original 550.8 kB
    • After optimization 308.2 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, Us ABRSM needs image optimization as it can save up to 242.6 kB or 44% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 758.2 kB
    • After minification 698.3 kB
    • After compression 229.7 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 528.6 kB or 70% of the original size.

    • Original 390.7 kB
    • After minification 358.7 kB
    • After compression 67.0 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. Us.abrsm.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 323.6 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • home
  • base.css
  • global.css
  • typography.css
  • flexslider.css
  • flexslider-custom.css
  • accordion.css
  • transitions.css
  • contact_us.css
  • on-your-marks.css
  • mediaelementplayer.min.css
  • additional.css
  • abrsm.css
  • jquery.min.js
  • modernizr.js
  • jquery.flexslider.js
  • bootstrap-tab.js
  • bootstrap-transition.js
  • bootstrap-collapse.js
  • jquery.toggler.js
  • jquery.accordion.js
  • jquery.flexslider.manualDirectionControls.js
  • initialize.js
  • cookies.min.js
  • abrsm-maps.js
  • mediaelement-and-player.min.js
  • jsapi
  • bgtile.jpg
  • abrsm-logo.jpg
  • us.png
  • twitter-square-dark.png
  • facebook-square-dark.png
  • strings_crop7_03.jpg
  • sounding_off_background_2_04.jpg
  • music_education_04.jpg
  • piano_44.png
  • theory_23.png
  • violin_24.png
  • flute_76.png
  • singing_24.png
  • clarinet_83.png
  • trumpet_new_23.png
  • saxophone_new_65.png
  • cello_21.png
  • speedshifter_rollup.png
  • pasadena_hsc_feed.jpg
  • 8d77b9806d.jpg
  • ceabf6e84e.jpg
  • twitter-square-v2.png
  • facebook-square-v2.png
  • youtube-square.png
  • royal_academy_01.png
  • rcm_london_01.png
  • rncm_01.png
  • rcofs_01.png
  • closer.png
  • analytics.js
  • gtm.js
  • fbds.js
  • down-arrow-small.png
  • collect
  • default+en.css
  • minimalist.css
  • default+en.I.js
  • collect
  • minimalist.css
  • ct.js
  • date.png
  • applicant.png
  • more-examsv2.png
  • G6mb-ij0a5U
  • www-embed-player-vflQrT_sR.css
  • www-embed-player.js
  • E4WYPs_lNJIuXrWpTsOcc3FIG36RfI0ERc0srw5QW9Y.js
  • ad_status.js
  • print.css
  • async-ads.js
  • search.png

Our browser made a total of 81 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 74% of them (60 requests) were addressed to the original Us.abrsm.org, 6% (5 requests) were made to Google.com and 2% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1 sec) belongs to the original domain Us.abrsm.org.

Additional info on us.abrsm.org

Requests

The browser has sent 78 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Us ABRSM. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 24 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 16 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

24

Javascripts

37

Images

16

CSS

1

AJAX

78

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

37

Images

1

CSS

1

AJAX

38

Optimized

40

All

Normal result

IP address

Us.abrsm.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

us.abrsm.org

jo.abrsm.org

gb.abrsm.org

forums.abrsm.org

sg.abrsm.org

104.20.120.88

104.20.121.88

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

us.abrsm.org

104.20.121.88 300
A

us.abrsm.org

104.20.120.88 300
AAAA

us.abrsm.org

300 Ipv6: 2400:cb00:2048:1::6814:7858
AAAA

us.abrsm.org

300 Ipv6: 2400:cb00:2048:1::6814:7958

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 Us.abrsm.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 Us.abrsm.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

Us.abrsm.org 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 26% of all visits is United Kingdom. It lies approximately 4380 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 Us.abrsm.org page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to United Kingdom 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 Us ABRSM. 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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