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acwi.gov: Advisory Committee on Water Information

Page load speed analysis

  • 60/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    354 ms

  • Resources loaded

    775 ms

  • Page rendered

    260 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.4 sec

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We analyzed Acwi.gov page load time and found that the first response time was 354 ms and then it took 1 sec 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 16.9 kB
    Images 79.8 kB
    Javascripts 123.6 kB
    CSS 5.7 kB

    In fact, the total size of Acwi.gov main page is 225.9 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. 15% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 123.6 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 16.9 kB
    • After minification 15.0 kB
    • After compression 4.9 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 1.8 kB, which is 11% 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 11.9 kB or 71% of the original size.

    • Original 79.8 kB
    • After optimization 68.0 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. Obviously, Acwi needs image optimization as it can save up to 11.8 kB or 15% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 123.6 kB
    • After minification 121.1 kB
    • After compression 43.5 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 80.1 kB or 65% of the original size.

    • Original 5.7 kB
    • After minification 3.7 kB
    • After compression 878 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. Acwi.gov needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 4.8 kB or 84% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • acwi.gov
  • wicp.css
  • usgs-analytics.js
  • foresee-trigger.js
  • Universal-Federated-Analytics-Min.1.0.js
  • usa-search.js
  • banner_040408.gif
  • BeckerDSC_5743.JPG
  • teenyicon_arrow.gif
  • new.gif
  • fir2.jpeg
  • ClimateWKG_tab3.gif
  • MonitoringC_tab.gif
  • mini_framework.gif
  • MethodsB_tab.gif
  • koloa_gulch1.jpg
  • NLC_tab.gif
  • nawqa1.gif
  • gw_tab.gif
  • tn-pg.gif
  • soh_tab.gif
  • stream1.gif
  • sos_tab.gif
  • sos=small=ver2.jpg
  • spatialwd_tab.gif
  • sd3.gif
  • swrr2_tab.gif
  • sd1.gif
  • Former-subgs_tab.gif
  • get_adobe_reader.gif
  • footer_graphic_takePride.jpg
  • footer_graphic_usagov.jpg
  • remote.loader.js
  • analytics.js
  • iframe_api
  • collect
  • collect
  • collect
  • collect
  • www-widgetapi.js
  • stats.js

Our browser made a total of 41 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 66% of them (27 requests) were addressed to the original Acwi.gov, 10% (4 requests) were made to Usgs.gov and 7% (3 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (354 ms) belongs to the original domain Acwi.gov.

Additional info on acwi.gov

Requests

The browser has sent 40 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Acwi. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 9 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

9

Javascripts

30

Images

1

CSS

40

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

20

Images

1

CSS

18

Optimized

22

All

Normal result

IP address

Acwi.gov 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

acwi.gov

ncgmp.usgs.gov

wr.usgs.gov

pubs.usgs.gov

water.usgs.gov

137.227.232.150

137.227.232.151

137.227.241.90

137.227.241.91

137.227.252.42

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

acwi.gov

137.227.232.150 60
A

acwi.gov

137.227.232.151 60
A

acwi.gov

137.227.252.42 60
A

acwi.gov

137.227.252.43 60
A

acwi.gov

137.227.241.91 60

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

EN en language flag

Claimed

Encoding

N/A

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Acwi.gov 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 Acwi.gov main page’s claimed encoding is . 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

Acwi.gov 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 12.1% of all visits is Philippines. It lies approximately 8650 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 Acwi.gov page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to Philippines 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 Acwi. 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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