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sigiriya.org: Sigiriya the 'Mount of Remembrance'

Sri Lanka's World Heritage site Sigiriya or Sihigiriya, the 'Mount of Remembrance' and its symbolic significance in the light of the Philosophia Perennis.

Page load speed analysis

  • 57/100

    Normal result
  • 3

    Successful tests
  • 5

    Failed tests
  • First response

    1.3 sec

  • Resources loaded

    2 sec

  • Page rendered

    193 ms

  • Total page load time

    3.5 sec

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We analyzed Sigiriya.org page load time and found that the first response time was 1.3 sec and then it took 2.2 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 40% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 6.6 kB
    Images 30.8 kB
    Javascripts 0 B
    CSS 3.8 kB

    In fact, the total size of Sigiriya.org main page is 41.1 kB. This result falls within a vast category (top 1 000 000) of heavyweight, probably not optimized, and thus slow loading web pages. Only 5% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 30.8 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 6.6 kB
    • After minification 6.5 kB
    • After compression 2.5 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 4.1 kB or 63% of the original size.

    • Original 30.8 kB
    • After optimization 29.0 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. Sigiriya images are well optimized though.

    • Original 3.8 kB
    • After minification 2.7 kB
    • After compression 652 B

    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. Sigiriya.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 3.1 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • sigiriya.org
  • sigiriya.css
  • aerial_view_showing_top.jpg
  • new-yel.gif
  • lht-logo-neg.jpg

Our browser made a total of 5 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that all of those requests were addressed to Sigiriya.org and no external sources were called. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.3 sec) belongs to the original domain Sigiriya.org.

Additional info on sigiriya.org

Requests

The browser has sent 4 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Sigiriya. According to our analytics all requests are already optimized.

3

Images

1

CSS

4

All

Possible request optimization

3

Images

1

CSS

0

Optimized

4

All

Good result

IP address

Sigiriya.org 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

sigiriya.org

murugan.org

srimahabodhi.org

daladamaligawa.org

kataragama.org

166.62.10.189

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

sigiriya.org

166.62.10.189 10800
NS

sigiriya.org

ns54.domaincontrol.com 3600
NS

sigiriya.org

ns53.domaincontrol.com 3600
SOA

sigiriya.org

600 Mname: ns53.domaincontrol.com
Rname: dns.jomax.net
Serial: 2017122400
Refresh: 28800
Retry: 7200
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 600
MX

sigiriya.org

mail.sigiriya.org 3600 Pri: 0

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 Sigiriya.org 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 Sigiriya.org 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

Sigiriya.org has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.

Poor result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 57.9% of all visits is Sri Lanka. It lies approximately 9510 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 Sigiriya.org page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to Sri Lanka 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 Sigiriya. 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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