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thealternativehouse.org: Second Story, formerly Alternative House

Founded in 1972 as “Alternative House,” Second Story transforms the lives of children and youth, helping them stay safe, make positive decisions, achieve educational success, and overcome personal cri...

Page load speed analysis

  • 76/100

    Good result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    95 ms

  • Resources loaded

    625 ms

  • Page rendered

    225 ms

  • Total page load time

    945 ms

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We analyzed Thealternativehouse.org page load time and found that the first response time was 95 ms and then it took 850 ms to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 15% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 22.4 kB
    Images 268.8 kB
    Javascripts 140.7 kB
    CSS 20.5 kB

    In fact, the total size of Thealternativehouse.org main page is 452.4 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. 35% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 268.8 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 22.4 kB
    • After minification 16.7 kB
    • After compression 5.3 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 5.7 kB, which is 25% 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 17.0 kB or 76% of the original size.

    • Original 268.8 kB
    • After optimization 204.1 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, The Alternative House needs image optimization as it can save up to 64.7 kB or 24% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 140.7 kB
    • After minification 131.5 kB
    • After compression 45.0 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 95.7 kB or 68% of the original size.

    • Original 20.5 kB
    • After minification 9.2 kB
    • After compression 2.7 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. Thealternativehouse.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 17.8 kB or 87% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • thealternativehouse.org
  • jquery-1.4.2.min.js
  • s3Slider.js
  • twoColFixRtHdr.css
  • slider.css
  • SpryMenuBar.js
  • MenuBar.css
  • ga.js
  • pg_bkgd.jpg
  • sb_bkgd.gif
  • logo6.jpg
  • parenting_class.jpg
  • SpryMenuBarDown.gif
  • SpryMenuBarRight.gif
  • facebook.png
  • twitter.png
  • linkedin.png
  • button1.jpg
  • aym.jpg
  • outreach.jpg
  • shelter1.jpg
  • hotline.jpg
  • hyi.jpg
  • catphil.gif
  • 4StarSquare.jpg
  • SpryMenuBarDownHover.gif
  • SpryMenuBarRightHover.gif
  • __utm.gif

Our browser made a total of 28 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 93% of them (26 requests) were addressed to the original Thealternativehouse.org, 7% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (423 ms) belongs to the original domain Thealternativehouse.org.

Additional info on thealternativehouse.org

Requests

The browser has sent 27 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of The Alternative House. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 4 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

4

Javascripts

20

Images

3

CSS

27

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

14

Images

3

CSS

9

Optimized

18

All

Normal result

IP address

Thealternativehouse.org uses IP address which is currently shared with 2 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.

Normal result

IP Trace

thealternativehouse.org

kcem100.net

dhcom100.net

66.33.223.214

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

thealternativehouse.org

66.33.223.214 14397
NS

thealternativehouse.org

ns3.dreamhost.com 14399
NS

thealternativehouse.org

ns2.dreamhost.com 14399
NS

thealternativehouse.org

ns1.dreamhost.com 14399
SOA

thealternativehouse.org

14399 Mname: ns1.dreamhost.com
Rname: hostmaster.dreamhost.com
Serial: 2015091200
Refresh: 19792
Retry: 1800
Expire: 1814400
Minimum-ttl: 14400

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

N/A  language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Thealternativehouse.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 Thealternativehouse.org 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

Thealternativehouse.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 71.8% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Thealternativehouse.org 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 The Alternative House. 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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