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argos.ie: Argos Ireland | Furniture | Laptops | Toys | Games

Argos.ie has thousands of fantastic products for you to choose from across thirteen online categories. Buy Video Games, Nursery, DIY equipment or Homewares in the new Irish Argos catalogue.

Page load speed analysis

  • 51/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    813 ms

  • Resources loaded

    11.4 sec

  • Page rendered

    5.4 sec

  • Total page load time

    17.6 sec

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We analyzed Argos.ie page load time and found that the first response time was 813 ms and then it took 16.8 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 250.6 kB
    Images 567.5 kB
    Javascripts 568.0 kB
    CSS 403.3 kB

    In fact, the total size of Argos.ie main page is 1.8 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. 70% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 568.0 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 250.6 kB
    • After minification 226.3 kB
    • After compression 26.4 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 224.2 kB or 89% of the original size.

    • Original 567.5 kB
    • After optimization 544.4 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. Argos images are well optimized though.

    • Original 568.0 kB
    • After minification 490.0 kB
    • After compression 155.7 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 412.3 kB or 73% of the original size.

    • Original 403.3 kB
    • After minification 338.9 kB
    • After compression 53.6 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. Argos.ie needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 349.7 kB or 87% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • www.argos.ie
  • jquery.js
  • jquery_dimensions.js
  • bgiframe.js
  • page.js
  • s_code.js
  • validation.js
  • header.js
  • LoadMarketingESpot.js
  • headerfootercontrol.css
  • maincategorynavigation.css
  • maincategorydropdownmenu.css
  • dropdownmenucontrol.css
  • maincategorydropdownmenu.js
  • getErrorMessagesResouceView
  • ArgosDisableCheckboxes.js
  • LightBox.js
  • LightBoxMessage.js
  • LightBoxLogin.js
  • LightBoxStockChecker.js
  • LightBoxStoreDetails.js
  • lightbox.css
  • lightboxmodules.css
  • track.js
  • base.css
  • argosHome.css
  • static.css
  • flashobject.js
  • utils.js
  • comms.js
  • tabswitchviewhome.js
  • HomePageESpot.js
  • tooltipmessages.css
  • tooltipmessages.js
  • hover.tooltipmessages.js
  • swfobj.js
  • jssor.slider.min.js
  • omniture_tag.js
  • survey.js
  • px.gif
  • argos_logo_header.gif
  • globalnavigation_block_bg.gif
  • secondary_li_bg_header.gif
  • newwindow_icon.gif
  • search_submit_header.gif
  • hp_heading_quicksearch.gif
  • hp_home_page_top_banner.gif
  • r1.jpg
  • r2.jpg
  • r3.jpg
  • r4.jpg
  • hp_home_page_bottom_banner.gif
  • 49-6997629-BHO068T.jpg
  • 49-5276640-AUX568T.jpg
  • icon_asterisk.gif
  • 49-7064128-BIQ480T.jpg
  • 49-4559296-BKS330T.jpg
  • 49-6085689-BFQ273T.jpg
  • 49-7098747-BJQ492T.jpg
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  • 606-4644091-BHS293T.jpg
  • 346-3684117-BKF141T.jpg
  • 164-2465818-AEJ782T.jpg
  • rating-4_8.gif
  • 108-8336192-BCY694T.jpg
  • 58-4878647-AQP278T.jpg
  • 58-4026224-BCC414T.jpg
  • 53-2955081-BLH657T.jpg
  • rating-4_5.gif
  • 60-4251831-AZX219T.jpg
  • hp_fz_dysonfluffy.gif
  • hp_fz_4ktvs.gif
  • hp_fz_uncharted.gif
  • hp_fz_perscare.gif
  • hp_fz_storage.gif
  • hp_rhs_promo_block.jpg
  • hp_easy_store.gif
  • hp_easy_delivery.gif
  • hp_easy_cookiepolicy.jpg
  • strapline_footer.gif
  • url_footer.gif
  • catalogue_icon_footer.gif
  • laptop_icon_footer.gif
  • mobile_icon_footer.gif
  • truck_icon_footer.gif
  • store_icon_footer.gif
  • login_li_bg.gif
  • 3149_CC8F2BB6_F0CB_4694_BCB2_025B8EDCDBB5.js
  • trolley_icon_header.gif
  • maincategories_ul_bg.gif
  • maincategories_li_bg.gif
  • maincategories_pricecuts_bg.gif
  • maincategories_pricecuts_a_bg.gif
  • GenericEMarketingSpot
  • lqs.aspx
  • 3149.ct.js
  • hp_72_unselectedtab_bg.gif
  • hp72_dashdivider_red.gif
  • hppanel_border_standard.gif
  • hp73_dashdivider_grey.gif
  • s7932600325904

Our browser made a total of 104 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 95% of them (99 requests) were addressed to the original Argos.ie, 2% (2 requests) were made to T1.stormiq.com and 1% (1 request) were made to Tracking.dc-storm.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2.3 sec) belongs to the original domain Argos.ie.

Additional info on argos.ie

Requests

The browser has sent 102 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Argos. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 29 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 10 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

29

Javascripts

61

Images

10

CSS

2

AJAX

102

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

36

Images

1

CSS

2

AJAX

62

Optimized

40

All

Normal result

IP address

Argos.ie 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

argos.ie

m.argos.ie

23.2.40.11

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

argos.ie

165.160.15.20 86400
A

argos.ie

165.160.13.20 86400
NS

argos.ie

ns2.netnames.net 86400
NS

argos.ie

ns1.netnames.net 86400
SOA

argos.ie

300 Mname: ns1.netnames.net
Rname: hostmaster.cscdns.net
Serial: 2018072925
Refresh: 10800
Retry: 1800
Expire: 3600000
Minimum-ttl: 86400

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

EN en language flag

Claimed

Encoding

ISO_8859-1

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Argos.ie 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 Argos.ie main page’s claimed encoding is iso_8859-1. 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

Argos.ie 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 99.8% of all visits is Ireland. It lies approximately 2920 miles away from the server location (United States) and such a distance cannot critically affect website speed, but moving the server closer to their user base in Ireland can speed up Argos.ie page load time anyway.

Normal result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Argos. 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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