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Page load speed analysis

  • 68/100

    Normal result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    474 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2.8 sec

  • Page rendered

    943 ms

  • Total page load time

    4.2 sec

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We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 474 ms and then it took 3.8 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 60% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 68.5 kB
    Images 96.7 kB
    Javascripts 266.3 kB
    CSS 709.1 kB

    In fact, the total size of 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. CSS take 709.1 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 68.5 kB
    • After minification 66.5 kB
    • After compression 13.8 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 54.7 kB or 80% of the original size.

    • Original 96.7 kB
    • After optimization 96.6 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. Brain Matters images are well optimized though.

    • Original 266.3 kB
    • After minification 232.0 kB
    • After compression 68.3 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 197.9 kB or 74% of the original size.

    • Original 709.1 kB
    • After minification 624.5 kB
    • After compression 99.6 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. needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 609.5 kB or 86% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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  • karma-builder.css
  • bootstrap-tooltip.css
  • frontend.css
  • wp_shopping_cart_style.css
  • style.css
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  • _mobile.css
  • style.css
  • addtoany.min.css
  • jquery.js
  • addtoany.min.js
  • jquery.fancyzoom.min.js
  • bootstrap-tooltip.js
  • simple-image-link.css
  • getSeal
  • bootstrap.min.js
  • appear.min.js
  • waypoints.min.js
  • easy-pie-chart.min.js
  • karma-builder.js
  • custom-main.js
  • superfish.js
  • retina.js
  • jquery.flexslider.js
  • jquery.fitvids.js
  • jquery.isotope.js
  • core.min.js
  • widget.min.js
  • tabs.min.js
  • accordion.min.js
  • jquery.prettyPhoto.js
  • wp-embed.min.js
  • forms.min.js
  • scrollWatch.js
  • page.js
  • sta4qwa.js
  • headerBG-4.jpg
  • MattersHeidiText150-1.png
  • bg-div-main.png
  • sidebar5-100x300.jpg
  • facebook.png
  • twitter.png
  • linkedin.png
  • patchLogo-e1309949758783.png
  • donate.png
  • projoLogo.jpg
  • newsSouth.jpg
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  • bg-div-footer-top.png
  • headerBG-5.jpg
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  • player.js
  • player.css
  • vuid.min.js
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Our browser made a total of 72 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 72% of them (52 requests) were addressed to the original, 13% (9 requests) were made to and 4% (3 requests) were made to The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (918 ms) relates to the external source

Additional info on


The browser has sent 60 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Brain Matters. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 27 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 15 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.











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Normal result

IP address 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 600
NS 3600
NS 3600

3600 Mname:
Serial: 2020110900
Refresh: 28800
Retry: 7200
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 3600
MX 3600 Pri: 10

Language and encoding

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Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise 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 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 has a valid and up-to-date SSL certificate that expires on April 9, 2022.

Good result

Visitor World Map

The server of 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

Good result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of Brain Matters. 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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