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backpackers.co.uk: Newquay Backpackers | Hostel Accommodation in the UK's surfing capital

Page load speed analysis

  • 58/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    2 sec

  • Resources loaded

    3.1 sec

  • Page rendered

    331 ms

  • Total page load time

    5.4 sec

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We analyzed Backpackers.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 2 sec and then it took 3.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 55% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 22.0 kB
    Images 475.6 kB
    Javascripts 164.8 kB
    CSS 98.4 kB

    In fact, the total size of Backpackers.co.uk main page is 760.8 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. 35% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 475.6 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 22.0 kB
    • After minification 18.7 kB
    • After compression 5.2 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 3.3 kB, which is 15% 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 16.8 kB or 76% of the original size.

    • Original 475.6 kB
    • After optimization 474.1 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. Backpackers images are well optimized though.

    • Original 164.8 kB
    • After minification 162.9 kB
    • After compression 57.0 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 107.8 kB or 65% of the original size.

    • Original 98.4 kB
    • After minification 75.1 kB
    • After compression 27.0 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. Backpackers.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 71.5 kB or 73% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • www.backpackers.co.uk
  • wp-emoji-release.min.js
  • styles.css
  • style.css
  • style.css
  • css
  • genericons.css
  • wpgmza_style.css
  • jquery.min.js
  • jquery.sidr.min.js
  • catchresponsive-custom-scripts.min.js
  • bg.png
  • backpackersLogo.png
  • beachBanner.jpg
  • backpackers.jpg
  • lounge.jpg
  • u-WUoqrET9fUeobQW7jkRT8E0i7KZn-EPnyo3HZu7kw.woff
  • DXI1ORHCpsQm3Vp6mXoaTRa1RVmPjeKy21_GQJaLlJI.woff
  • k3k702ZOKiLJc3WVjuplzBa1RVmPjeKy21_GQJaLlJI.woff
  • Q_pTky3Sc3ubRibGToTAYq3hIV4I8AHaykmtmiW7jbE.woff
  • UyYrYy3ltEffJV9QueSi4SKcWxPzpBdmMhLdnPeJyd4.woff
  • Genericons.svg
  • 8AAnjaY2BgYGQAgjO2i86D6AshzNIwGgBAmQUAAAA=
  • accommodation.jpg
  • thingstodo.jpg
  • howtofindus.jpg
  • scripts.js
  • jquery.form.min.js
  • navigation.min.js
  • skip-link-focus-fix.min.js
  • fitvids.min.js
  • jquery.cycle2.min.js
  • catchresponsive-scrollup.min.js

Our browser made a total of 33 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 79% of them (26 requests) were addressed to the original Backpackers.co.uk, 15% (5 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com and 3% (1 request) were made to Fonts.googleapis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2 sec) belongs to the original domain Backpackers.co.uk.

Additional info on backpackers.co.uk

Requests

The browser has sent 26 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Backpackers. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 11 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

11

Javascripts

9

Images

6

CSS

26

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

9

Images

1

CSS

15

Optimized

11

All

Normal result

IP address

Backpackers.co.uk 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

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176.32.230.29

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

backpackers.co.uk

176.32.230.29 10800
NS

backpackers.co.uk

ns2.mainnameserver.com 10800
NS

backpackers.co.uk

ns.mainnameserver.com 10800
SOA

backpackers.co.uk

10800 Mname: ns.mainnameserver.com
Rname: hostmaster.mainnameserver.com
Serial: 2015012155
Refresh: 86400
Retry: 604800
Expire: 2419200
Minimum-ttl: 10800
MX

backpackers.co.uk

mail.backpackers.co.uk 10800 Pri: 10

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 Backpackers.co.uk 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 Backpackers.co.uk 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

Backpackers.co.uk 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

The server of Backpackers.co.uk is located in United Kingdom, but, unfortunately, we cannot identify the countries where the visitors come from and thus it’s impossible to define if the distance can potentially affect the page load time.

Good result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

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