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scotwest.co.uk: Scotwest Credit Union

Scotwest Credit Union is a financial co-operative open to anyone who lives or works in the West of Scotland offering savings accounts, loans and mortgages.

Page load speed analysis

  • 65/100

    Normal result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    356 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2.4 sec

  • Page rendered

    391 ms

  • Total page load time

    3.2 sec

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We analyzed Scotwest.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 356 ms and then it took 2.8 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 327.7 kB
    Images 268.6 kB
    Javascripts 397.4 kB
    CSS 200.4 kB

    In fact, the total size of Scotwest.co.uk main page is 1.2 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. 50% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 397.4 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 327.7 kB
    • After minification 324.1 kB
    • After compression 35.8 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 291.9 kB or 89% of the original size.

    • Original 268.6 kB
    • After optimization 235.4 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. Obviously, Scotwest needs image optimization as it can save up to 33.1 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 397.4 kB
    • After minification 391.0 kB
    • After compression 119.2 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 278.2 kB or 70% of the original size.

    • Original 200.4 kB
    • After minification 195.8 kB
    • After compression 36.4 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. Scotwest.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 164.0 kB or 82% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • www.scotwest.co.uk
  • wp-emoji-release.min.js
  • cff-style.css
  • font-awesome.min.css
  • flexslider.css
  • main.min.css
  • css
  • jquery.min.js
  • modernizr-2.6.2.min.js
  • loan-calculator.js
  • captureplus-2.30.min.css
  • captureplus-2.30.min.js
  • cff-scripts.js
  • scripts.min.js
  • wp-embed.min.js
  • mortgage-calculator.js
  • owl.carousel.css
  • logo.png
  • Scotwest-Lottery-for-Social-Media-e1455037775354.jpg
  • 25-years.jpg
  • logo-alt.png
  • placeholder.jpg
  • fb.png
  • twitter.png
  • fscs.png
  • header-cloud.png
  • Car-Loan-Homepage-Slide2.jpg
  • clouds.png
  • Mortgage-Banner-2015.png
  • Loans-Banner.png
  • analytics.js
  • json3ex.ws
  • json3ex.ws
  • json3ex.ws
  • json3ex.ws
  • json3ex.ws
  • json3ex.ws
  • json3ex.ws
  • futurastd-book-webfont.woff
  • fontawesome-webfont.woff
  • fontawesome-webfont.woff
  • collect

Our browser made a total of 42 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 55% of them (23 requests) were addressed to the original Scotwest.co.uk, 21% (9 requests) were made to Services.postcodeanywhere.co.uk and 10% (4 requests) were made to 13211-presscdn-0-33.pagely.netdna-cdn.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (822 ms) relates to the external source Services.postcodeanywhere.co.uk.

Additional info on scotwest.co.uk

Requests

The browser has sent 38 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Scotwest. 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 from 7 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

10

Javascripts

14

Images

7

CSS

7

AJAX

38

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

14

Images

1

CSS

7

AJAX

15

Optimized

23

All

Normal result

IP address

Scotwest.co.uk 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

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52.17.94.68

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

scotwest.co.uk

52.17.94.68 7199
NS

scotwest.co.uk

ns1.lumison.net 7199
NS

scotwest.co.uk

ns2.lumison.net 7199
NS

scotwest.co.uk

ns3.lumison.net 7199
NS

scotwest.co.uk

ns0.lumison.net 7199

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 Scotwest.co.uk 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 Scotwest.co.uk 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

Scotwest.co.uk has a valid and up-to-date SSL certificate that expires on January 4, 2019.

Good result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 100% of all visits is United Kingdom. It lies approximately 180 miles away from the server location (Ireland) and such a small distance can positively affect website speed, as data can travel really fast between those locations.

Good result

Normal result

Social Sharing Optimization

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