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Page load speed analysis

  • 68/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    526 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2.9 sec

  • Page rendered

    101 ms

  • Total page load time

    3.6 sec

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We analyzed Libcat.dublincity.ie page load time and found that the first response time was 526 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 16.8 kB
    Images 24.8 kB
    Javascripts 634.6 kB
    CSS 88.0 kB

    In fact, the total size of Libcat.dublincity.ie main page is 764.2 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. 20% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 634.6 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 16.8 kB
    • After minification 12.9 kB
    • After compression 4.4 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 3.9 kB, which is 23% 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 12.3 kB or 74% of the original size.

    • Original 24.8 kB
    • After optimization 23.3 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. Libcat Dublincity images are well optimized though.

    • Original 634.6 kB
    • After minification 561.4 kB
    • After compression 170.5 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 464.2 kB or 73% of the original size.

    • Original 88.0 kB
    • After minification 66.7 kB
    • After compression 13.9 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. Libcat.dublincity.ie needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 74.1 kB or 84% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • libcat.dublincity.ie
  • jquery-1.7.2.min.js
  • googleMaps.js
  • ToggleWidget.js
  • encore-deploy.js
  • toggle.js
  • dojo.js
  • encore.js
  • tapestry.js
  • dpstyles.css
  • iiistyles.css
  • dpprint.css
  • Logo-final.png
  • go_button.png
  • copyright.png
  • uparrow.png
  • gtm.js
  • mobileSprite.png
  • analytics.js
  • collect

Our browser made a total of 21 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 5% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Libcat.dublincity.ie, 81% (17 requests) were made to Librariesireland.iii.com and 10% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (644 ms) relates to the external source Librariesireland.iii.com.

Additional info on libcat.dublincity.ie

Requests

The browser has sent 19 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Libcat Dublincity. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 10 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

10

Javascripts

6

Images

3

CSS

19

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

6

Images

3

CSS

9

Optimized

10

All

Good result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://librariesireland.iii.com/iii/encore/?lang=eng before it reached this domain.

IP address

Libcat.dublincity.ie uses IP address which is currently shared with 2 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.

Normal result

IP Trace

libcat.dublincity.ie

dublincity.ie

databases.dublincity.ie

137.191.231.240

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

www.dublincity.ie

137.191.231.240 3600
CNAME

libcat.dublincity.ie

www.dublincity.ie 600

Language and encoding

Good result

Language

N/A  language flag

Detected

N/A  language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Libcat.dublincity.ie can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Unfortunately we cannot identify language used on the page (probably there is a mix of languages, too little text or something else) and no language is claimed in <html> or <meta> tags either. Our system also found out that Libcat.dublincity.ie 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

Libcat.dublincity.ie 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 86.3% of all visits is Ireland. It’s good for Libcat.dublincity.ie that their server is also located in Ireland, as that enables the majority of their visitors to benefit from a much faster page load time.

Good result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Libcat Dublincity. 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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