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bluecompass.com: Leading Digital Experts | Blue Compass

Blue Compass is a leading digital marketing agency specializing in web design, development and SEO in Des Moines, Iowa.

Page load speed analysis

  • 65/100

    Normal result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    11 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1.1 sec

  • Page rendered

    1.3 sec

  • Total page load time

    2.4 sec

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We analyzed Bluecompass.com page load time and found that the first response time was 11 ms and then it took 2.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 40% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 142.6 kB
    Images 1.0 MB
    Javascripts 340.7 kB
    CSS 76.2 kB

    In fact, the total size of Bluecompass.com main page is 1.6 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. 50% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.0 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 142.6 kB
    • After minification 128.6 kB
    • After compression 70.1 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 72.5 kB or 51% of the original size.

    • Original 1.0 MB
    • After optimization 988.8 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. Blue Compass images are well optimized though.

    • Original 340.7 kB
    • After minification 336.2 kB
    • After compression 119.4 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 221.3 kB or 65% of the original size.

    • Original 76.2 kB
    • After minification 75.6 kB
    • After compression 12.9 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. Bluecompass.com needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 63.3 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • bluecompass.com
  • www.bluecompass.com
  • www.bluecompass.com
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  • logo-web-health-award.png
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Our browser made a total of 67 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 67% of them (45 requests) were addressed to the original Bluecompass.com, 6% (4 requests) were made to Dev.visualwebsiteoptimizer.com and 4% (3 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (426 ms) belongs to the original domain Bluecompass.com.

Additional info on bluecompass.com

Requests

The browser has sent 59 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Blue Compass. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 15 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

15

Javascripts

42

Images

2

CSS

59

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

42

Images

2

CSS

14

Optimized

45

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser reached this domain in two steps. The first redirect led to http://www.bluecompass.com/, then it was forwarded to https://www.bluecompass.com/, and finally we managed to open this domain. We strongly recommend that the redirects should be reduced, as the more redirects a site has, the slower it loads.

IP address

Bluecompass.com uses IP addresses which are currently shared with 5 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.

Normal result

IP Trace

bluecompass.com

grandview.edu

netins.net

american-equity.com

aureon.com

54.209.215.250

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

bluecompass.com

52.2.219.184 30
NS

bluecompass.com

ns-1501.awsdns-59.org 86400
NS

bluecompass.com

ns-8.awsdns-01.com 86400
NS

bluecompass.com

ns-1776.awsdns-30.co.uk 86400
NS

bluecompass.com

ns-882.awsdns-46.net 86400

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 Bluecompass.com 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 Bluecompass.com 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

Bluecompass.com 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 33.5% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Bluecompass.com 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

Good result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of Blue Compass. 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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