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Page load speed analysis

  • 93/100

    Good result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    37 ms

  • Resources loaded

    406 ms

  • Page rendered

    259 ms

  • Total page load time

    702 ms

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We analyzed Bitcointalk.org page load time and found that the first response time was 37 ms and then it took 665 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 90.7 kB
    Images 670 B
    Javascripts 27.0 kB
    CSS 49.3 kB

    In fact, the total size of Bitcointalk.org main page is 167.7 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. Only 10% of websites need less resources to load. HTML takes 90.7 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 90.7 kB
    • After minification 85.8 kB
    • After compression 14.7 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 76.1 kB or 84% of the original size.

    • Original 670 B
    • After optimization 632 B

    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. Bitcoin Talk images are well optimized though.

    • Original 27.0 kB
    • After minification 19.5 kB
    • After compression 5.6 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 21.5 kB or 79% of the original size.

    • Original 49.3 kB
    • After minification 41.9 kB
    • After compression 16.4 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. Bitcointalk.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 32.9 kB or 67% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • bitcointalk.org
  • bitcointalk.org
  • script.js
  • style.css
  • extra6.css
  • extra3.css
  • catbg.jpg
  • smflogo.gif
  • titlebg.jpg
  • upshrink.gif
  • filter.gif
  • maintab_first.gif
  • maintab_active_first.gif
  • maintab_active_back.gif
  • maintab_active_last.gif
  • maintab_back.gif
  • maintab_last.gif
  • off.gif
  • collapse.gif
  • xx.gif
  • info.gif
  • powered-mysql.gif
  • powered-php.gif
  • valid-xhtml10.gif
  • valid-css.gif
  • mobile.css
  • print.css

Our browser made a total of 27 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that all of those requests were addressed to Bitcointalk.org and no external sources were called. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (244 ms) belongs to the original domain Bitcointalk.org.

Additional info on bitcointalk.org

Requests

The browser has sent 25 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Bitcoin Talk. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 5 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

1

Javascripts

19

Images

5

CSS

25

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

3

Images

1

CSS

20

Optimized

5

All

Good result

Redirects

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

IP address

This IP address is dedicated to Bitcointalk.org. This is the best domain hosting practice .

Normal result

IP Trace

bitcointalk.org

104.20.208.69

104.20.209.69

172.67.19.123

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

bitcointalk.org

172.67.19.123 300
A

bitcointalk.org

104.20.208.69 300
A

bitcointalk.org

104.20.209.69 300
NS

bitcointalk.org

amy.ns.cloudflare.com 86400
NS

bitcointalk.org

brad.ns.cloudflare.com 86400

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

N/A  language flag

Detected

N/A  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 Bitcointalk.org can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Unfortunately we cannot identify language used on the page (probably there is a mix of languages, too little text or something else) and no language is claimed in <html> or <meta> tags either. Our system also found out that Bitcointalk.org 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

Bitcointalk.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 16.6% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Bitcointalk.org that their server is also located in United States, as that enables the majority of their visitors to benefit from a much faster page load time.

Good result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

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