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bostonkids.org: Boston Children's Museum

Page load speed analysis

  • 57/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    117 ms

  • Resources loaded

    3.1 sec

  • Page rendered

    337 ms

  • Total page load time

    3.6 sec

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We analyzed Bostonkids.org page load time and found that the first response time was 117 ms and then it took 3.5 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 210.9 kB
    Images 1.6 MB
    Javascripts 1.5 MB
    CSS 269.5 kB

    In fact, the total size of Bostonkids.org main page is 3.6 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. 75% of websites need less resources to load and that’s why Accessify’s recommendations for optimization and resource minification can be helpful for this project. Images take 1.6 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 210.9 kB
    • After minification 206.2 kB
    • After compression 46.9 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 164.0 kB or 78% of the original size.

    • Original 1.6 MB
    • After optimization 1.5 MB

    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. Boston Kids images are well optimized though.

    • Original 1.5 MB
    • After minification 1.4 MB
    • After compression 447.5 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 1.1 MB or 70% of the original size.

    • Original 269.5 kB
    • After minification 260.8 kB
    • After compression 50.3 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. Bostonkids.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 219.1 kB or 81% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 103 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 1% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Bostonkids.org, 57% (59 requests) were made to Bostonchildrensmuseum.org and 10% (10 requests) were made to Scontent.cdninstagram.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (768 ms) relates to the external source Bostonchildrensmuseum.org.

Additional info on bostonkids.org

Requests

The browser has sent 94 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Boston Kids. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 24 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 9 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

24

Javascripts

56

Images

9

CSS

5

AJAX

94

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

49

Images

1

CSS

5

AJAX

38

Optimized

56

All

Normal result

Redirects

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

IP address

Bostonkids.org 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

bostonkids.org

bostonchildrensmuseum.org

beyondthechalkboard.org

japanesehouse.bostonchildrensmuseum.org

myskyexhibit.org

207.38.92.110

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

bostonkids.org

207.38.92.110 7200
NS

bostonkids.org

ns57.worldnic.com 7200
NS

bostonkids.org

ns58.worldnic.com 7200
SOA

bostonkids.org

7200 Mname: NS57.WORLDNIC.COM
Rname: namehost.WORLDNIC.COM
Serial: 118012210
Refresh: 10800
Retry: 3600
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 3600
MX

bostonkids.org

d110728b.ess.barracudanetworks.com 7200 Pri: 15

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 Bostonkids.org 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 Bostonkids.org 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

Bostonkids.org 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 Bostonkids.org 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

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

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