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afscme.org: American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)

AFSCME is the nation’s largest and fastest growing public services employees union with more than 1.6 million active and retired members. AFSCME’s members provide the vital services that make America ...

Page load speed analysis

  • 62/100

    Normal result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    137 ms

  • Resources loaded

    8.1 sec

  • Page rendered

    234 ms

  • Total page load time

    8.5 sec

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We analyzed Afscme.org page load time and found that the first response time was 137 ms and then it took 8.3 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 85% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 78.4 kB
    Images 2.3 MB
    Javascripts 1.1 MB
    CSS 247.3 kB

    In fact, the total size of Afscme.org main page is 3.7 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. 55% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 2.3 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 78.4 kB
    • After minification 67.6 kB
    • After compression 18.2 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 10.8 kB, which is 14% 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 60.2 kB or 77% of the original size.

    • Original 2.3 MB
    • After optimization 2.2 MB

    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. AFSCME images are well optimized though.

    • Original 1.1 MB
    • After minification 1.1 MB
    • After compression 357.2 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 733.9 kB or 67% of the original size.

    • Original 247.3 kB
    • After minification 183.4 kB
    • After compression 40.7 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. Afscme.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 206.5 kB or 84% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • afscme.org
  • www.afscme.org
  • reset.css
  • typography.css
  • shell.css
  • menus.css
  • footer.css
  • forms.css
  • lists.css
  • home.css
  • snippets.css
  • jquery.ti-utilities.js
  • jquery-ui-tabs.min.js
  • jquery.maskedinput-1.2.2.min.js
  • signup.js
  • swfobject.js
  • jquery.watermark-3.1.4.min.js
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  • 2749682390.js
  • jquery.ti-desktop.jquery-1.9.1-ui-1.10.0-5.js
  • cse.js
  • gtm.js
  • fbevents.js
  • top.png
  • afscme-logo.jpg
  • logo.png
  • topmenu-divider.png
  • search.png
  • search-btn.png
  • header-lee-saunders.png
  • header-elissa-mcbride.png
  • navigation.png
  • nav-divider.png
  • main-home.png
  • like.php
  • topstory-dot.png
  • Alex-Hamilton.jpg
  • Hurricane-Harvey-1.jpg
  • Gallup-Poll-1.jpg
  • 1.8-million-slider-final.jpg
  • email-signup-gray-bg.jpg
  • signup-button-blue-dark-blue.png
  • connect-box.png
  • facebook-icon.png
  • twitter-icon.png
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  • seg
  • Free-College_190.png
  • Your-Money-Your-Goals_190.png
  • init-afscme-people.png
  • thumb-saunders.jpg
  • pic-mcbridebio-final.jpg
  • banners-afscme-advantage-200x90.png
  • banners-afscme-people-200x90.png
  • banner-fallen-heroes-200x90.png
  • map-large.png
  • widgets.js
  • mobile-iphone.png
  • mobile-input.png
  • mobile-btn.png
  • container.png
  • wrapper.png
  • 1490917327891450
  • wrapper-index-top.png
  • box-leadership.png
  • box-leadership-top.png
  • analytics.js
  • conversion_async.js
  • box-leadership-bottom.png
  • a-title-from-the-leadership.png
  • jsapi
  • LfVJGohmYZB.js
  • lH1ibRl5GKq.png
  • collect
  • more.png
  • divider-320.png
  • a-title-upcoming-events.png
  • newsdesk-title-bar.png
  • collect
  • newsdesk-title.png
  • default+en.css
  • default.css
  • default+en.I.js
  • ga-audiences
  • newsdesk-rss.png
  • newsdesk-more-bar.png
  • 20170828-overlay-hurricane-harvey-b.png
  • footer.png
  • footer-top.png
  • groups-corrections-84.png
  • groups-le-84.png
  • like.php
  • groups-nurses-84.png
  • iframe
  • button.3ccb64e61d4c01fae12cd2b0ed9b2bab.js
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  • groups-retirees-84.png
  • groups-next-wave-84.png
  • directory-title.png
  • directory-enlarge-btn.png
  • directory-map-backup.png
  • iframe
  • follow_button.f8c8d971a6ac545cf416e3c1ad4bbc65.en.html
  • footer-mission.png
  • p.gif
  • footer-connect.png
  • itr-close.png
  • bg.png
  • rightmedia
  • bg.png
  • appnexus
  • rubicon
  • rum
  • jot.html
  • print.css
  • roundtrip.js

Our browser made a total of 123 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 67% of them (82 requests) were addressed to the original Afscme.org, 5% (6 requests) were made to Use.typekit.com and 5% (6 requests) were made to Google.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (6.5 sec) belongs to the original domain Afscme.org.

Additional info on afscme.org

Requests

The browser has sent 106 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of AFSCME. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 21 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 12 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

21

Javascripts

68

Images

12

CSS

5

AJAX

106

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

55

Images

1

CSS

5

AJAX

44

Optimized

62

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to https://www.afscme.org/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Afscme.org uses IP addresses which are currently shared with 14 other domains. The more sites share the same stack of IP addresses, 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

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DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

afscme.org

52.2.22.143 43200
A

afscme.org

52.3.56.140 43200
A

afscme.org

18.207.147.175 43200
NS

afscme.org

ns-289.awsdns-36.com 86400
NS

afscme.org

ns-1544.awsdns-01.co.uk 86400

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Afscme.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 82.9% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Afscme.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

Good result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of AFSCME. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook:

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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 Afscme.org 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 Afscme.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.

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