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blog.caster.fm: Caster.Fm Official Blog

Page load speed analysis

  • 61/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    185 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1.1 sec

  • Page rendered

    459 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.8 sec

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We analyzed Blog.caster.fm page load time and found that the first response time was 185 ms and then it took 1.6 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 25% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 144.1 kB
    Images 80.7 kB
    Javascripts 123.2 kB
    CSS 122.2 kB

    In fact, the total size of Blog.caster.fm main page is 470.1 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. 65% of websites need less resources to load. HTML takes 144.1 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 144.1 kB
    • After minification 143.0 kB
    • After compression 21.9 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 122.2 kB or 85% of the original size.

    • Original 80.7 kB
    • After optimization 75.1 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. Blog Caster images are well optimized though.

    • Original 123.2 kB
    • After minification 123.2 kB
    • After compression 46.2 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 76.9 kB or 62% of the original size.

    • Original 122.2 kB
    • After minification 121.4 kB
    • After compression 23.5 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. Blog.caster.fm needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 98.6 kB or 81% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • blog.caster.fm
  • webfont.js
  • 2973171168-css_bundle_v2.css
  • authorization.css
  • plusone.js
  • status.js
  • desktop.js
  • 310590189-widgets.js
  • css
  • cb=gapi.loaded_0
  • cb=gapi.loaded_1
  • google_top_exp.js
  • logo_red.png
  • tabs_gradient_light.png
  • icon18_email.gif
  • icon18_edit_allbkg.gif
  • ss+(2014-06-14+at+10.59.02).png
  • ss+(2013-12-04+at+09.46.27).jpg
  • share_buttons_20_3.png
  • icon18_wrench_allbkg.png
  • edYpk-Td-Lz5tVC6CefvWQ.ttf
  • blank.html
  • navbar.g
  • logo-16.png
  • friendconnect.js
  • cb=gapi.loaded_2
  • cb=gapi.loaded_3
  • fastbutton
  • fastbutton
  • fastbutton
  • fastbutton
  • fastbutton
  • fastbutton
  • fastbutton
  • icons_peach.png
  • platform:gapi.iframes.style.common.js
  • arrows-light.png
  • cb=gapi.loaded_4
  • postmessageRelay
  • ifr
  • rs=AGLTcCMjK4CJMIdNJ3yzirfRYfXhXxdyVw
  • api.js
  • core:rpc:shindig.random:shindig.sha1.js
  • 2536007149-postmessagerelay.js
  • cb=gapi.loaded_0
  • cb=gapi.loaded_1
  • W5F8_SL0XFawnjxHGsZjJA.ttf
  • ifr
  • cb=gapi.loaded_0
  • cb=gapi.loaded_1
  • fastbutton
  • postmessageRelay
  • google.blog.js
  • gadgets-ltr.css
  • mod_gadget_common__en_US.js
  • mod_gadget_members__en_US.js
  • trash.gif
  • plus.gif
  • smallEnvelope.jpg
  • fc-edit.png
  • do-not-enter.gif
  • unblock.gif
  • em_status.php
  • swfobject.js
  • 306752634-lightbox_bundle.css
  • 1812261294-lbx.js
  • get_flash_player.gif

Our browser made a total of 67 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 1% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Blog.caster.fm, 31% (21 requests) were made to Apis.google.com and 15% (10 requests) were made to Google.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (215 ms) relates to the external source Blogger.com.

Additional info on blog.caster.fm

Requests

The browser has sent 63 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Blog Caster. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 25 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

25

Javascripts

18

Images

6

CSS

14

AJAX

63

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

7

Images

1

CSS

14

AJAX

40

Optimized

23

All

Normal result

IP address

Blog.caster.fm 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

GHS.GOOGLE.COM

172.217.14.179 297
CNAME

blog.caster.fm

GHS.GOOGLE.COM 86397
AAAA

GHS.GOOGLE.COM

297 Ipv6: 2607:f8b0:4000:806::2013

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 Blog.caster.fm 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 Blog.caster.fm 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

Blog.caster.fm 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

Country of origin for 22.8% of all visits is Greece. It lies approximately 6690 miles away from the server location (United States) and such a long distance can negatively affect website speed, as it takes some time for data to travel back and forth between those places. That’s why one of the best ways to speed up Blog.caster.fm page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to Greece or just closer to the user base.

Poor result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Blog Caster. 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:

blog.caster.fm

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