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Page load speed analysis

  • 66/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    88 ms

  • Resources loaded

    896 ms

  • Page rendered

    112 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.1 sec

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We analyzed Caster.fm page load time and found that the first response time was 88 ms and then it took 1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 15% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 52.0 kB
    Images 273.8 kB
    Javascripts 361.5 kB
    CSS 220.4 kB

    In fact, the total size of Caster.fm main page is 907.7 kB. 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. Javascripts take 361.5 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 52.0 kB
    • After minification 42.1 kB
    • After compression 11.2 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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 10.0 kB, which is 19% 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 40.9 kB or 79% of the original size.

    • Original 273.8 kB
    • After optimization 256.5 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. Caster images are well optimized though.

    • Original 361.5 kB
    • After minification 358.0 kB
    • After compression 96.3 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 265.1 kB or 73% of the original size.

    • Original 220.4 kB
    • After minification 220.2 kB
    • After compression 37.1 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. Caster.fm needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 183.3 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • caster.fm
  • www.caster.fm
  • bootstrap.css
  • css
  • fp_styles.css
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  • userpage_light_tunein.jpg
  • icon_plus.png
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Our browser made a total of 64 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 5% of them (3 requests) were addressed to the original Caster.fm, 44% (28 requests) were made to Cdn.caster.fm and 11% (7 requests) were made to Static.xx.fbcdn.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (213 ms) relates to the external source Facebook.com.

Additional info on caster.fm

Requests

The browser has sent 54 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Caster. 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 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

11

Javascripts

34

Images

4

CSS

5

AJAX

54

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

25

Images

1

CSS

5

AJAX

22

Optimized

32

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.caster.fm/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Caster.fm 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

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108.168.175.143

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

caster.fm

108.168.175.143 4959
NS

caster.fm

NS5.101DOMAIN.COM 21599
NS

caster.fm

NS1.101DOMAIN.COM 21599
NS

caster.fm

NS2.101DOMAIN.COM 21599
SOA

caster.fm

21599 Mname: NS1.101DOMAIN.COM
Rname: ADMIN.caster.fm
Serial: 2010123117
Refresh: 10800
Retry: 3600
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 38400

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 Caster.fm 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 Caster.fm 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

Caster.fm 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 15.6% of all visits is Brazil. It lies approximately 3680 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 Caster.fm page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to Brazil 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 Caster. 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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