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Page load speed analysis

  • 47/100

    Normal result
  • 4

    Successful tests
  • 4

    Failed tests
  • First response

    788 ms

  • Resources loaded

    42.9 sec

  • Page rendered

    11.8 sec

  • Total page load time

    55.5 sec

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We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 788 ms and then it took 54.7 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is an excellent result, as only a small number of websites can load faster. Unfortunately, there were 20 request timeouts, which can generally increase the web page load time, as the browser stays idle while waiting for website response.

Page optimization

  • HTML 69.2 kB
    Images 841.8 kB
    Javascripts 2.2 MB
    CSS 202.3 kB

    In fact, the total size of main page is 3.3 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. 70% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 2.2 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 69.2 kB
    • After minification 65.0 kB
    • After compression 17.3 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 51.8 kB or 75% of the original size.

    • Original 841.8 kB
    • After optimization 786.5 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. Charity Navigator images are well optimized though.

    • Original 2.2 MB
    • After minification 2.2 MB
    • After compression 656.9 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 1.5 MB or 70% of the original size.

    • Original 202.3 kB
    • After minification 198.8 kB
    • After compression 40.0 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 162.2 kB or 80% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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  • css
  • style.css
  • responsive.css
  • general.css
  • jquery.min.js
  • jquery-ui.css
  • jquery-ui.min.js
  • jquery-migrate-1.2.1.min.js
  • parsley.min.js
  • mfg.css
  • utility.js
  • async_survey
  • exitmodal.js
  • footer.js
  • add-to-my-charities.js
  • analytics.js
  • gtm.js
  • hotjar-363913.js
  • fbevents.js
  • background.jpg
  • shopping-basket-icon.png
  • top2.jpg
  • CN_Logo_Main250x83.png
  • grey_back.jpg
  • mfg-homepage-search.jpg
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  • Harvey%20Text-3.png
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  • mfg-home-browse.jpg
  • mfg-home-donate.jpg
  • mfg-stat1.png
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  • mfg-stat4.png
  • mfg-stat5.png
  • green_arrow2.gif
  • volunteersweek.gif
  • CNAdvisory-logo.png
  • prompt_embed_static.js
  • logo_small.gif
  • btn_donate_to_CN.gif
  • youtube.png
  • vimeo.png
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  • seg
  • tr
  • insights.gif
  • px
  • ec.js
  • modules-f524bccd859bfc7e394e1123f7f90405.js
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  • 382216918821334
  • tr
  • insights.gif
  • helpcenter.jpg
  • collect
  • js
  • collect
  • service.js
  • service.js
  • bounce
  • service.js
  • collect
  • collect
  • pixel.gif
  • status

Our browser made a total of 79 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 16% of them (13 requests) were addressed to the original, 30% (24 requests) were made to and 6% (5 requests) were made to The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (20.9 sec) relates to the external source

Additional info on


The browser has sent 53 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Charity Navigator. 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.











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As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to before it reached this domain.

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 7200
A 7200
A 7200
A 7200
NS 86400

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 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 78.7% of all visits is United States. It lies approximately 4770 miles away from the server location (Sweden) 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 page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to United States or just closer to the user base.

Poor result

Good result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of Charity Navigator. 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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