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Page load speed analysis

  • 57/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    194 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2.3 sec

  • Page rendered

    194 ms

  • Total page load time

    2.7 sec

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We analyzed Belgianrail.be page load time and found that the first response time was 194 ms and then it took 2.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 45% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 12.5 kB
    Images 448.2 kB
    Javascripts 486.0 kB
    CSS 262.8 kB

    In fact, the total size of Belgianrail.be main page is 1.2 MB. 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. Javascripts take 486.0 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 12.5 kB
    • After minification 9.6 kB
    • After compression 3.5 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 2.9 kB, which is 23% 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 9.0 kB or 72% of the original size.

    • Original 448.2 kB
    • After optimization 439.5 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. Belgianrail images are well optimized though.

    • Original 486.0 kB
    • After minification 486.0 kB
    • After compression 143.2 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 342.8 kB or 71% of the original size.

    • Original 262.8 kB
    • After minification 244.5 kB
    • After compression 39.4 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. Belgianrail.be needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 223.4 kB or 85% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • www.belgianrail.be
  • Splash.aspx
  • splash.ashx
  • splash-mask.png
  • sprite-logos.png
  • sprite_splash_b.png
  • sprite_splash_c.png

Our browser made a total of 11 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that all of those requests were addressed to Belgianrail.be and no external sources were called. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (969 ms) belongs to the original domain Belgianrail.be.

Additional info on belgianrail.be

Requests

The browser has sent 9 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Belgianrail. According to our analytics all requests are already optimized.

2

Javascripts

5

Images

2

CSS

9

All

Possible request optimization

2

Javascripts

5

Images

2

CSS

0

Optimized

9

All

Good result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.belgianrail.be/en/Splash.aspx?ReturnUrl=http%3a%2f%2fwww.belgianrail.... before it reached this domain.

IP address

This IP address is dedicated to Belgianrail.be. This is the best domain hosting practice .

Normal result

IP Trace

belgianrail.be

51.105.160.150

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

belgianrail.be

51.105.160.150 300
NS

belgianrail.be

ns1.belgiantrain.be 300
NS

belgianrail.be

ns2.belgiantrain.be 300
SOA

belgianrail.be

300 Mname: tapdnsp07.belgianrail.be
Rname: hostmaster.belgiantrain.be
Serial: 24612
Refresh: 10800
Retry: 3600
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 900
MX

belgianrail.be

belgianrail-be.mail.protection.outlook.com 300 Pri: 20

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 Belgianrail.be 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 Belgianrail.be 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

Belgianrail.be 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 100% of all visits is Belgium. It lies approximately 180 miles away from the server location (United Kingdom) and such a small distance can positively affect website speed, as data can travel really fast between those locations.

Good result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

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