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babycenter.ca: Pregnancy, baby and toddler health information at BabyCenter Canada - BabyCenter Canada

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Page load speed analysis

  • 65/100

    Normal result
  • 8

    Successful tests
  • 0

    Failed test
  • First response

    163 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1.3 sec

  • Page rendered

    430 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.9 sec

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We analyzed Babycenter.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 163 ms and then it took 1.8 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 30% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 209.1 kB
    Images 251.1 kB
    Javascripts 664.1 kB
    CSS 245.6 kB

    In fact, the total size of Babycenter.ca main page is 1.4 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. 60% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 664.1 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 209.1 kB
    • After minification 206.9 kB
    • After compression 52.9 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. 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 156.3 kB or 75% of the original size.

    • Original 251.1 kB
    • After optimization 244.2 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. Baby Center images are well optimized though.

    • Original 664.1 kB
    • After minification 659.4 kB
    • After compression 222.6 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 441.6 kB or 66% of the original size.

    • Original 245.6 kB
    • After minification 245.2 kB
    • After compression 44.2 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. Babycenter.ca needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 201.4 kB or 82% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 64 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 30% of them (19 requests) were addressed to the original Babycenter.ca, 14% (9 requests) were made to Assets.babycenter.com and 8% (5 requests) were made to Cdn-gl.imrworldwide.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (599 ms) belongs to the original domain Babycenter.ca.

Additional info on babycenter.ca

Requests

The browser has sent 61 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Baby Center. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 25 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

25

Javascripts

26

Images

6

CSS

4

AJAX

61

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

19

Images

1

CSS

4

AJAX

36

Optimized

25

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.babycenter.ca/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Babycenter.ca uses IP addresses which are currently shared with 6 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.

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IP Trace

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23.212.249.132

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

babycenter.ca

35.160.127.35 60
A

babycenter.ca

54.203.207.158 60
NS

babycenter.ca

ns-1021.awsdns-63.net 300
NS

babycenter.ca

ns-1220.awsdns-24.org 300
NS

babycenter.ca

ns-1631.awsdns-11.co.uk 300

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

N/A  language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Babycenter.ca can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. Our system also found out that Babycenter.ca 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

Babycenter.ca 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 58.6% of all visits is Canada. It lies approximately 1540 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 Canada can speed up Babycenter.ca page load time anyway.

Normal result

Good result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of Baby Center. 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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