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labs.data.gov: Labs - Data.gov

Welcome to Labs.Data.gov, a repository of shared services to prototype and provide developer resources to government agencies. Each tool uses web services and lightweight, open source code to provide ...

Page load speed analysis

  • 70/100

    Good result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    837 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1.6 sec

  • Page rendered

    169 ms

  • Total page load time

    2.6 sec

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We analyzed Labs.data.gov page load time and found that the first response time was 837 ms and then it took 1.8 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 30% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 33.4 kB
    Images 2.1 kB
    Javascripts 530.9 kB
    CSS 213.0 kB

    In fact, the total size of Labs.data.gov main page is 779.4 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. 50% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 530.9 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 33.4 kB
    • After minification 30.0 kB
    • After compression 8.9 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. HTML code on this page is well minified. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 24.5 kB or 73% of the original size.

    • Original 2.1 kB
    • After optimization 1.5 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. Obviously, Labs Data needs image optimization as it can save up to 612 B or 30% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 530.9 kB
    • After minification 517.5 kB
    • After compression 171.6 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 359.3 kB or 68% of the original size.

    • Original 213.0 kB
    • After minification 192.9 kB
    • After compression 36.9 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. Labs.data.gov needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 176.1 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • wp-emoji-release.min.js
  • q-a-plus.css
  • nr-885.min.js

Our browser made a total of 48 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 0% of them (0 request) were addressed to the original Labs.data.gov, 8% (4 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com and 6% (3 requests) were made to Cdn.datatables.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (837 ms) relates to the external source Data.gov.

Additional info on labs.data.gov

Requests

The browser has sent 42 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Labs Data. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 27 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 10 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

27

Javascripts

5

Images

10

CSS

42

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

5

Images

1

CSS

35

Optimized

7

All

Normal result

IP address

Labs.data.gov uses IP address which is currently shared with 1 other domain. 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.

Normal result

IP Trace

labs.data.gov

inventory.data.gov

34.193.244.109

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

nsp-ocsit.net.helix.gsa.gov

34.193.244.109 60
CNAME

labs.data.gov

labs-bsp.data.gov 300

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 Labs.data.gov 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 Labs.data.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

Labs.data.gov has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.

Poor result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 59% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Labs.data.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.

Good result

Good result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of Labs Data. 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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