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Page load speed analysis

  • 55/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    916 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2.9 sec

  • Page rendered

    628 ms

  • Total page load time

    4.4 sec

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We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 916 ms and then it took 3.5 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 52.4 kB
    Images 607.0 kB
    Javascripts 992.7 kB
    CSS 167.8 kB

    In fact, the total size of main page is 1.8 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. 65% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 992.7 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 52.4 kB
    • After minification 49.9 kB
    • After compression 9.0 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 43.3 kB or 83% of the original size.

    • Original 607.0 kB
    • After optimization 535.0 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, Ideas Lab NTV Uganda needs image optimization as it can save up to 72.0 kB or 12% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 992.7 kB
    • After minification 925.4 kB
    • After compression 284.1 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 708.6 kB or 71% of the original size.

    • Original 167.8 kB
    • After minification 120.5 kB
    • After compression 35.0 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. needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 132.8 kB or 79% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • system.base.css
  • system.menus.css
  • system.messages.css
  • system.theme.css
  • base.css
  • comment.css
  • date.css
  • datepicker.1.7.css
  • date_repeat_field.css
  • field.css
  • mollom.css
  • node.css
  • search.css
  • user.css
  • colorbox_style.css
  • ctools.css
  • panels.css
  • views_slideshow.css
  • views_slideshow_cycle.css
  • views_slideshow_controls_text.css
  • onecol.css
  • messages.css
  • html-elements.css
  • forms.css
  • page.css
  • articles.css
  • comments.css
  • forum.css
  • fields.css
  • blocks.css
  • navigation.css
  • fonts.css
  • views.css
  • css3.css
  • ntvmedlab.css
  • stylesheet.css
  • responsive.css
  • print.css
  • mobile.css
  • mobile-vertical.css
  • tablet-vertical.css
  • tablet.css
  • grid-fixed-12-972px.css
  • jquery.js
  • jquery.once.js
  • drupal.js
  • jquery.cookie.js
  • jquery.form.js
  • ajax.js
  • admin_devel.js
  • jquery.colorbox-min.js
  • colorbox.js
  • colorbox_style.js
  • panels.js
  • views_slideshow.js
  • base.js
  • progress.js
  • ajax_view.js
  • textarea.js
  • views_slideshow_cycle.js
  • jquery.cycle.all.min.js
  • mollom.js
  • jquery.cookie.js
  • iscroll.js
  • jquery.mousewheel.min.js
  • jquery.matchHeights.min.js
  • style.css
  • css
  • css
  • css
  • css
  • stylesheet.css
  • tb_page.js
  • jquery.smooth-scroll.js
  • tb.plugins.js
  • normalize.min.css
  • font-awesome.min.css
  • analytics.js
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  • maps
  • NTV-Ideas-Lab-Logo-Small.png
  • icon-navigation.gif
  • headerbg.jpg
  • NTV-Ideas-Lab-Welcome.png
  • ntvmedialab-content-generation.png
  • ntvmedialab-citizen-engagement.png
  • sep_light.png
  • texture-box-expanding.jpg
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  • Aggie-Assimwe-Konde.jpg
  • Maurice-Mugisha.jpg
  • Nancy-Kacungira.jpg
  • Josephine-Karungi.jpg
  • Richard-Zulu.jpg
  • Amadou-Mahtar-Ba.jpg
  • Justin-Arenstein.jpg
  • Shani-Boaz.jpg
  • Simon-Kaheru_1.jpg
  • arrowmiddle_left.png
  • arrowlight_right.png
  • arrowmiddle_right.png
  • ami-logo.png
  • outbox-logo.png
  • ntv-uganda.png
  • withbgr.png
  • arrow-top.png
  • grippie.png
  • OSP-DIN-webfont.woff
  • fontawesome-webfonte63c.woff
  • NoticiaText-Regular-webfont.woff
  • NoticiaText-Bold-webfont.woff
  • collect
  • embed
  • js
  • init_embed.js
  • common.js
  • map.js
  • google4.png
  • overlay.js
  • util.js
  • onion.js
  • search_impl.js
  • StaticMapService.GetMapImage
  • stats.js
  • openhand_8_8.cur
  • ViewportInfoService.GetViewportInfo
  • controls.js
  • transparent.png
  • css
  • entity11.png
  • mapcnt6.png
  • ViewportInfoService.GetViewportInfo
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  • AuthenticationService.Authenticate

Our browser made a total of 147 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 71% of them (105 requests) were addressed to the original, 9% (13 requests) were made to and 6% (9 requests) were made to The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (964 ms) relates to the external source

Additional info on


The browser has sent 141 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Ideas Lab NTV Uganda. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 40 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 52 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.











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Normal result

IP address

This IP address is dedicated to This is the best domain hosting practice .

Good result

IP Trace

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A 21583
CNAME 21600

Language and encoding

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EN en language flag


EN en language flag





Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise 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 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 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 87% of all visits is Uganda. Unfortunately, we cannot track the location of server and thus cannot define if the distance between their user base and server 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 Ideas Lab NTV Uganda. 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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