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archlinux.org: Arch Linux

Page load speed analysis

  • 86/100

    Good result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    134 ms

  • Resources loaded

    519 ms

  • Page rendered

    155 ms

  • Total page load time

    808 ms

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We analyzed Archlinux.org page load time and found that the first response time was 134 ms and then it took 674 ms to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 10% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 25.3 kB
    Images 17.0 kB
    Javascripts 6.5 kB
    CSS 12.3 kB

    In fact, the total size of Archlinux.org main page is 61.3 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. HTML takes 25.3 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 25.3 kB
    • After minification 22.4 kB
    • After compression 6.5 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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 3.0 kB, which is 12% 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 18.8 kB or 74% of the original size.

    • Original 17.0 kB
    • After optimization 16.1 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. Arch Linux images are well optimized though.

    • Original 6.5 kB
    • After minification 6.5 kB
    • After compression 2.4 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 4.2 kB or 64% of the original size.

    • Original 12.3 kB
    • After minification 12.3 kB
    • After compression 3.5 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. Archlinux.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 8.9 kB or 72% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • archlinux.org
  • www.archlinux.org
  • archweb.0cdf960f55ca.css
  • rss.c5ebdc5318d6.png
  • jquery.min.js
  • click_and_pledge.f9247ed9b292.png
  • vnet_button.72acbbbef264.png
  • airvm_button.cd4d6f79fde7.png
  • archlogo.4fefb38dc270.png
  • homepage.83512088970b.js

Our browser made a total of 10 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 20% of them (2 requests) were addressed to the original Archlinux.org, 70% (7 requests) were made to D11xdyzr0div58.cloudfront.net and 10% (1 request) were made to Ajax.googleapis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (240 ms) belongs to the original domain Archlinux.org.

Additional info on archlinux.org

Requests

The browser has sent 8 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Arch Linux. According to our analytics all requests are already optimized.

2

Javascripts

5

Images

1

CSS

8

All

Possible request optimization

2

Javascripts

5

Images

1

CSS

0

Optimized

8

All

Good result

Redirects

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

IP address

Archlinux.org uses IP address which is currently shared with 1 other domain. 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

archlinux.org

planet.archlinux.org

95.217.163.246

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

archlinux.org

95.217.163.246 292
NS

archlinux.org

hydrogen.ns.hetzner.com 300
NS

archlinux.org

helium.ns.hetzner.de 300
NS

archlinux.org

oxygen.ns.hetzner.com 300
SOA

archlinux.org

300 Mname: hydrogen.ns.hetzner.com
Rname: hetzner.archlinux.org
Serial: 2021112003
Refresh: 3600
Retry: 1800
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 3600

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 Archlinux.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 Archlinux.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

Archlinux.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 16.4% of all visits is United States. It lies approximately 4900 miles away from the server location (Finland) 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 Archlinux.org page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to United States 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 Arch Linux. 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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