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department56.net: Department 56

Christmas, Halloween, and Everyday Collectibles Emporium

Page load speed analysis

  • 67/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    235 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2 sec

  • Page rendered

    118 ms

  • Total page load time

    2.3 sec

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We analyzed Department56.net page load time and found that the first response time was 235 ms and then it took 2.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 35% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 26.7 kB
    Images 706.2 kB
    Javascripts 380.0 kB
    CSS 203.5 kB

    In fact, the total size of Department56.net main page is 1.3 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. 25% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 706.2 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 26.7 kB
    • After minification 19.8 kB
    • After compression 4.7 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 26% 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 21.9 kB or 82% of the original size.

    • Original 706.2 kB
    • After optimization 669.2 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. Department 56 images are well optimized though.

    • Original 380.0 kB
    • After minification 324.8 kB
    • After compression 96.9 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 283.1 kB or 74% of the original size.

    • Original 203.5 kB
    • After minification 157.4 kB
    • After compression 28.6 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. Department56.net needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 174.9 kB or 86% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • department56.net
  • www.department56.net
  • _26a877e16913116957f8b4391e879690.css
  • _481bee2557d1bb93dbf4e20f855436a5.js
  • menu.js
  • style.css
  • megamenu.css
  • megamenu.js
  • si.js
  • _4bc3326e1671fecd00202c12e0f3d1db.js
  • header-logo.gif
  • alpine-village-142628218.jpg
  • christmas-in-the-city-14.jpg
  • snowbabies-1351726875.jpg
  • department-56-1319740244.jpg
  • rotC.png
  • rotB.png
  • dickens-village-14466755.jpg
  • snow-village-1446675478.jpg
  • north-pole-1446675341.jpg
  • new-for-2015-1446662749.jpg
  • alpine-village-144667587.jpg
  • peanuts-collection-13518.jpg
  • grinch-village-135182212.jpg
  • 1351821998.jpg
  • spacer.gif
  • checkout.gif
  • spacer.gif
  • menu_bg_light.gif
  • dingbats_orders.gif
  • down.png
  • search-bg.gif
  • ga.js
  • __utm.gif
  • smarticon
  • collect

Our browser made a total of 36 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 86% of them (31 requests) were addressed to the original Department56.net, 6% (2 requests) were made to Smarticon.geotrust.com and 6% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (817 ms) belongs to the original domain Department56.net.

Additional info on department56.net

Requests

The browser has sent 30 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Department 56. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 6 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

6

Javascripts

21

Images

3

CSS

30

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

21

Images

3

CSS

5

Optimized

25

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.department56.net/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Department56.net 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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192.124.249.114

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

department56.net

192.124.249.114 299
NS

department56.net

ns1.department56.net 3599
NS

department56.net

ns2.department56.net 3599
SOA

department56.net

3599 Mname: ns1.department56.net
Rname: spencer.citylightscollectibles.com
Serial: 2017110902
Refresh: 7200
Retry: 540
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 86400
MX

department56.net

citylights.totalemaildefense.com 3599 Pri: 10

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

EN en language flag

Claimed

Encoding

ISO-8859-1

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Department56.net 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 Department56.net main page’s claimed encoding is iso-8859-1. Changing it to UTF-8 can be a good choice, as this format is commonly used for encoding all over the web and thus their visitors won’t have any troubles with symbol transcription or reading.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Department56.net 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

The server of Department56.net is located in United States, but, unfortunately, we cannot identify the countries where the visitors come from and thus it’s impossible to define if the distance can potentially affect the page load time.

Good result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Department 56. 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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