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Page load speed analysis

  • 46/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    3.9 sec

  • Resources loaded

    17.6 sec

  • Page rendered

    944 ms

  • Total page load time

    22.4 sec

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We analyzed Themonitor.net page load time and found that the first response time was 3.9 sec and then it took 18.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 90% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 39.7 kB
    Images 500.3 kB
    Javascripts 245.4 kB
    CSS 159.4 kB

    In fact, the total size of Themonitor.net main page is 944.8 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. Images take 500.3 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 39.7 kB
    • After minification 38.4 kB
    • After compression 12.0 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 27.7 kB or 70% of the original size.

    • Original 500.3 kB
    • After optimization 459.9 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. The Monitor images are well optimized though.

    • Original 245.4 kB
    • After minification 234.0 kB
    • After compression 74.9 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 170.5 kB or 69% of the original size.

    • Original 159.4 kB
    • After minification 125.7 kB
    • After compression 23.6 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. Themonitor.net needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 135.7 kB or 85% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • themonitor.net
  • style.css
  • style.css
  • jquery.js
  • jquery-migrate.min.js
  • hoverIntent.js
  • jquery.cycle.all.js
  • superfish.js
  • general.js
  • water_level_widget.js
  • netweatherV2ex.asp
  • wp-embed.min.js
  • wp-emoji-release.min.js
  • @CCLMonitor.json
  • div%3E%3Cdiv%20id=
  • 517133334968800.3165.1645656081.png
  • bgr_body.png
  • bgr_menu_dot.png
  • bgr_search_box.png
  • btn_search.png
  • clickhere2.jpg
  • clickhere-tribune.jpg
  • ico_rss.png
  • ico_fb.png
  • bgr_slider.png
  • btn_black.png
  • Eustace-baseball-team-pic-300x121.jpg
  • bgr_slider_nav.png
  • bgr_main_content.png
  • bgr_main_content_top.png
  • bgr_date.png
  • bgr_dots.png
  • twitt.gif
  • HAVERLY-Obit-239x300.jpg
  • bgr_sidebar_title.png
  • Editor-Sports-e1438284017292.jpg
  • Sports-Writer-Help-Wanted-e1438284565735.jpg
  • 2015-Discover-e1437575324135.jpg
  • TPAKeepTexasNotified.jpg
  • 6790032942_1998e88633_m.jpg
  • water_level_widget.php
  • lhtblue_240x420_bg.jpg
  • analytics.js
  • bgr_footer.png
  • bgr_slider_current.png
  • bgr_sldier_div.png
  • foundation-widget.css
  • styles-v3.css
  • collect
  • 683499df8f56110484c844bad07376ca

Our browser made a total of 51 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 73% of them (37 requests) were addressed to the original Themonitor.net, 8% (4 requests) were made to Cedarcreeklake.com and 4% (2 requests) were made to Farm8.staticflickr.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (12.6 sec) belongs to the original domain Themonitor.net.

Additional info on themonitor.net

Requests

The browser has sent 49 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of The Monitor. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 12 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

12

Javascripts

32

Images

4

CSS

1

AJAX

49

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

24

Images

1

CSS

1

AJAX

22

Optimized

27

All

Normal result

IP address

Themonitor.net 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

themonitor.net

coffeebreakarcade.com

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alphainventions.com

tubetape.net

98.139.135.128

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

themonitor.net

67.195.197.76 119
NS

themonitor.net

yns1.yahoo.com 21599
NS

themonitor.net

yns2.yahoo.com 21599
SOA

themonitor.net

119 Mname: hidden-master.yahoo.com
Rname: geo-support.yahoo-inc.com
Serial: 2004022301
Refresh: 10800
Retry: 3600
Expire: 7084000
Minimum-ttl: 28800
MX

themonitor.net

mx-biz.mail.am0.yahoodns.net 119 Pri: 10

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 Themonitor.net 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 Themonitor.net 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

Themonitor.net 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 100% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Themonitor.net 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 Monitor. 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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