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dscs.state.la.us: Louisiana State Civil Service

Page load speed analysis

  • 52/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    1.3 sec

  • Resources loaded

    4.7 sec

  • Page rendered

    247 ms

  • Total page load time

    6.3 sec

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We analyzed Dscs.state.la.us page load time and found that the first response time was 1.3 sec and then it took 5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 70% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 39.3 kB
    Images 122.5 kB
    Javascripts 254.6 kB
    CSS 251.1 kB

    In fact, the total size of Dscs.state.la.us main page is 667.5 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. 45% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 254.6 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 39.3 kB
    • After minification 26.5 kB
    • After compression 8.1 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 12.8 kB, which is 33% 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 31.1 kB or 79% of the original size.

    • Original 122.5 kB
    • After optimization 106.3 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. Obviously, Dscs State needs image optimization as it can save up to 16.2 kB or 13% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 254.6 kB
    • After minification 254.5 kB
    • After compression 89.6 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 165.0 kB or 65% of the original size.

    • Original 251.1 kB
    • After minification 249.5 kB
    • After compression 43.4 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. Dscs.state.la.us needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 207.6 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • dscs.state.la.us
  • base.min.css
  • css
  • css
  • jquery.min.js
  • DM_redirect.js
  • ga.js
  • header.png
  • decrease.png
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  • grey-bar.jpg
  • toggle-up.png
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  • www-embed-player.js
  • base.js
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  • mobile.min.css
  • printer.css

Our browser made a total of 39 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 59% of them (23 requests) were addressed to the original Dscs.state.la.us, 13% (5 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com and 8% (3 requests) were made to S.ytimg.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (3.5 sec) belongs to the original domain Dscs.state.la.us.

Additional info on dscs.state.la.us

Requests

The browser has sent 33 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Dscs State. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 7 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

7

Javascripts

19

Images

6

CSS

1

AJAX

33

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

12

Images

1

CSS

1

AJAX

18

Optimized

15

All

Normal result

IP address

Dscs.state.la.us 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

dscs.state.la.us

civilservice.la.gov

204.196.89.11

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

dscs.state.la.us

204.196.89.11 599
A

dscs.state.la.us

204.196.89.4 599
A

dscs.state.la.us

204.196.89.5 599
A

dscs.state.la.us

204.196.89.7 599
A

dscs.state.la.us

10.1.0.213 599

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 Dscs.state.la.us 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 Dscs.state.la.us 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

Dscs.state.la.us 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 97.7% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Dscs.state.la.us 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

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Dscs State. 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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