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homewise.ie: HomeWise.ie - Home Improvements Ireland

HomeWise.ie is the most comprehensive directory for tradesmen and home improvement supplies in Ireland.

Page load speed analysis

  • 60/100

    Normal result
  • 4

    Successful tests
  • 4

    Failed tests
  • First response

    706 ms

  • Resources loaded

    3.2 sec

  • Page rendered

    151 ms

  • Total page load time

    4.1 sec

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We analyzed Homewise.ie page load time and found that the first response time was 706 ms and then it took 3.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 55% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 40.1 kB
    Images 105.9 kB
    Javascripts 135.8 kB
    CSS 31.9 kB

    In fact, the total size of Homewise.ie main page is 313.8 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. 35% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 135.8 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 40.1 kB
    • After minification 35.7 kB
    • After compression 7.6 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 4.3 kB, which is 11% 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 32.4 kB or 81% of the original size.

    • Original 105.9 kB
    • After optimization 104.4 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. Home Wise images are well optimized though.

    • Original 135.8 kB
    • After minification 131.8 kB
    • After compression 49.1 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 86.7 kB or 64% of the original size.

    • Original 31.9 kB
    • After minification 24.4 kB
    • After compression 4.2 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. Homewise.ie needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 27.7 kB or 87% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • homewise.ie
  • www.homewise.ie
  • project_general.css
  • homewise.css
  • urchin.js
  • show_ads.js
  • categorylist.js
  • bmv13.js
  • __utm.gif
  • bg_page.jpg
  • basket_icon.png
  • logo.gif
  • tagline.gif
  • 1.gif
  • 2.gif
  • go.gif
  • bottom.gif
  • supsignup_white.gif
  • 46.gif
  • snq017_product462.jpg
  • jbo012_product470.jpg
  • monroe-deal_product546.gif
  • homepage_featured_button_buynow.jpg
  • rating_sm_grn_on.gif
  • rating_sm_grn_off.gif
  • reviewspanel_bg3.gif
  • suppliers_panel.gif
  • features_panel.gif
  • infocentres_header.gif
  • infocentre.gif
  • 33.gif
  • 47.gif
  • boardspromo_header.gif
  • boardspromo.gif
  • pop_cats_header.gif
  • gray_star.gif
  • articles_header.gif
  • article.gif
  • bg_top_menu.gif
  • ca-pub-4249698278901175.js
  • zrt_lookup.html
  • show_ads_impl.js
  • darkblue_bg.gif
  • darkblue_bg_sel.gif
  • newstylebg.gif
  • signup_panel_bg.gif
  • homepage_featured_bg_top.jpg
  • homepage_featured_bg_middle.jpg
  • homepage_featured_bg_photo112x116.jpg
  • homepage_featured_bg_bottom.jpg
  • reviewspanel_bg.gif
  • reviewspanel_bg2.gif
  • ads
  • osd.js
  • m_js_controller.js
  • abg.js
  • googlelogo_color_112x36dp.png
  • nessie_icon_tiamat_white.png
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  • x_button_blue2.png
  • Tqng9ngJVK4Gqvh3e602hP-HqlN49KFEUSDtmrOPmWo.js

Our browser made a total of 61 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 74% of them (45 requests) were addressed to the original Homewise.ie, 8% (5 requests) were made to Pagead2.googlesyndication.com and 7% (4 requests) were made to Tpc.googlesyndication.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.4 sec) belongs to the original domain Homewise.ie.

Additional info on homewise.ie

Requests

The browser has sent 58 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Home Wise. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 9 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

9

Javascripts

44

Images

2

CSS

3

AJAX

58

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

25

Images

2

CSS

3

AJAX

27

Optimized

31

All

Normal result

Redirects

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

IP address

Homewise.ie 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

homewise.ie

mccloudvacationhome.com

etop.idv.tw

ibook.idv.tw

wmv.ibook.idv.tw

67.20.76.113

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

homewise.ie

67.20.76.113 14399
NS

homewise.ie

ns1.hostmonster.com 21599
NS

homewise.ie

ns2.hostmonster.com 21599
SOA

homewise.ie

21599 Mname: ns1.hostmonster.com
Rname: dnsadmin.host369.hostmonster.com
Serial: 2014101310
Refresh: 86400
Retry: 7200
Expire: 3600000
Minimum-ttl: 300
MX

homewise.ie

mail.homewise.ie 14399 Pri: 10

Language and encoding

Poor result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

N/A  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 Homewise.ie can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. Our system also found out that Homewise.ie 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

Homewise.ie 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 100% of all visits is Ireland. It lies approximately 4560 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 Homewise.ie page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to Ireland 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 Home Wise. 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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