Analyze

bloghouston.net: Home - blogHOUSTON

News and views on Houston-area politics, media, and culture. Houston's conservative alternative since 2004.

Page load speed analysis

  • 63/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    153 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2.8 sec

  • Page rendered

    333 ms

  • Total page load time

    3.3 sec

Click here to check amazing BlogHOUSTON content. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about bloghouston.net

We analyzed Bloghouston.net page load time and found that the first response time was 153 ms and then it took 3.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 50% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 33.9 kB
    Images 633.1 kB
    Javascripts 442.9 kB
    CSS 0 B

    In fact, the total size of Bloghouston.net main page is 1.1 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. 65% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 633.1 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 33.9 kB
    • After minification 32.6 kB
    • After compression 8.3 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 25.5 kB or 75% of the original size.

    • Original 633.1 kB
    • After optimization 582.6 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. BlogHOUSTON images are well optimized though.

    • Original 442.9 kB
    • After minification 441.8 kB
    • After compression 152.9 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 290.0 kB or 65% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • bloghouston.net
  • www.bloghouston.com
  • wp-emoji-release.min.js
  • dynamik-min.css
  • wp-socializer-buttons-css.css
  • jquery.js
  • jquery-migrate.min.js
  • show_ads.js
  • superfish.js
  • catalyst-responsive.js
  • wp-socializer-bookmark-js.js
  • wp-embed.min.js
  • analytics.js
  • zrt_lookup.html
  • show_ads_impl.js
  • logo.png
  • 64x64-twitter.png
  • 64x64-facebook.png
  • 64x64-email.png
  • 64x64-rss.png
  • collect
  • ads
  • osd.js
  • ads
  • m_js_controller.js
  • abg.js
  • favicon
  • googlelogo_color_112x36dp.png
  • nessie_icon_tiamat_white.png
  • s
  • x_button_blue2.png
  • Lrq7Jibxdtv2QOPyDSqncpDfQFNs3PE6SoUrUNh2GTU.js
  • www.publiustx.net
  • wp-emoji-release.min.js
  • dynamik-min.css
  • css
  • jquery.js
  • jquery-migrate.min.js
  • catalyst-responsive.js
  • wp-embed.min.js
  • ga.js
  • badge_iframe.gne
  • ads
  • v7-logo.jpg
  • simple-smile.png
  • blank.gif
  • sprite-feb-32.png
  • UnitedCLE-e1404150537685.png
  • Screenshot_2014-02-01-12-50-58-168x300.png
  • Screenshot_2014-02-01-12-53-31-168x300.png
  • ScottChaffin.jpg
  • LouiseWhited.jpg
  • follow-right.png
  • sprite-feb-24.png
  • __utm.gif
  • fpi.js.v1733462207.37
  • 687684626056799472
  • activeview
  • p

Our browser made a total of 59 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 2% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Bloghouston.net, 31% (18 requests) were made to Publiustx.net and 25% (15 requests) were made to Bloghouston.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (778 ms) relates to the external source Bloghouston.com.

Additional info on bloghouston.net

Requests

The browser has sent 55 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of BlogHOUSTON. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 21 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

21

Javascripts

24

Images

4

CSS

6

AJAX

55

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

18

Images

1

CSS

6

AJAX

29

Optimized

26

All

Normal result

Redirects

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

IP address

Bloghouston.net 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

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

bloghouston.net

173.248.187.249 295
NS

bloghouston.net

ns1.mddservices.com 300
NS

bloghouston.net

ns2.mddservices.com 300
NS

bloghouston.net

ns3.mddservices.com 300
SOA

bloghouston.net

300 Mname: ns1.mddservices.com
Rname: cpanel.mddhosting.com
Serial: 2020022703
Refresh: 3600
Retry: 1800
Expire: 1209600
Minimum-ttl: 86400

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 Bloghouston.net 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 Bloghouston.net 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

Bloghouston.net 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

The server of Bloghouston.net is located in United States, 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

Normal result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of BlogHOUSTON. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook:

bloghouston.net

Share this report in social media

Analyze another website

Analyze