Analyze Parks & Gardens UK is the leading on-line resource for historic parks and gardens - Parks & Gardens UK

Providing freely accessible, accurate and inspiring information on UK parks, gardens and designed landscapes and all activities concerned with their promotion, conservation and management

Page load speed analysis

  • 59/100

    Normal result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    383 ms

  • Resources loaded

    4.1 sec

  • Page rendered

    227 ms

  • Total page load time

    4.7 sec

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We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 383 ms and then it took 4.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 65% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 131.4 kB
    Images 1.2 MB
    Javascripts 43.1 kB
    CSS 0 B

    In fact, the total size of 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. 45% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.2 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 131.4 kB
    • After minification 126.9 kB
    • After compression 39.2 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 92.2 kB or 70% of the original size.

    • Original 1.2 MB
    • After optimization 1.1 MB

    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. Parks And Gardens images are well optimized though.

    • Original 43.1 kB
    • After minification 43.1 kB
    • After compression 16.0 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 27.1 kB or 63% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 110 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 62% of them (68 requests) were addressed to the original, 31% (34 requests) were made to and 2% (2 requests) were made to The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.5 sec) belongs to the original domain

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The browser has sent 107 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Parks And Gardens. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 19 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.









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As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to before it reached this domain.

IP address

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

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IP Trace

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A 14399
NS 14399
NS 14399

14399 Mname:
Serial: 2011041101
Refresh: 86400
Retry: 3600
Expire: 1209600
Minimum-ttl: 14400


Language and encoding

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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.

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Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 87.9% of all visits is United Kingdom. It lies approximately 520 miles away from the server location (Germany) and such a distance cannot critically affect website speed, but moving the server closer to their user base in United Kingdom can speed up page load time anyway.

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Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Parks And Gardens. 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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