Report Summary

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Page Load Speed

4 sec in total

First Response

291 ms

Resources Loaded

2.9 sec

Page Rendered

818 ms

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About Website

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Key Findings

We analyzed Thehelix.cityofhope.org page load time and found that the first response time was 291 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 55% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

thehelix.cityofhope.org performance score

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Network Requests Diagram

thehelix.cityofhope.org

291 ms

helix-blog

475 ms

bootstrap.min.css

324 ms

bootstrap-theme.min.css

226 ms

bootstrap-datetimepicker.css

294 ms

Our browser made a total of 92 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 1% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Thehelix.cityofhope.org, 86% (79 requests) were made to Cityofhope.org and 2% (2 requests) were made to S7.addthis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.8 sec) relates to the external source Cityofhope.org.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.8 MB (19%)

Content Size

9.4 MB

After Optimization

7.6 MB

In fact, the total size of Thehelix.cityofhope.org main page is 9.4 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. Images take 7.4 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-94%

Potential reduce by 475.0 kB

  • Original 505.0 kB
  • After minification 131.6 kB
  • After compression 30.0 kB

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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 373.4 kB, which is 74% of the original size. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 475.0 kB or 94% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-2%

Potential reduce by 155.4 kB

  • Original 7.4 MB
  • After minification 7.3 MB

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. Thehelix Cityofhope images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-76%

Potential reduce by 949.2 kB

  • Original 1.2 MB
  • After minification 981.5 kB
  • After compression 299.0 kB

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 949.2 kB or 76% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-83%

Potential reduce by 191.6 kB

  • Original 229.7 kB
  • After minification 217.2 kB
  • After compression 38.1 kB

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. Thehelix.cityofhope.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 191.6 kB or 83% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 29 (32%)

Requests Now

90

After Optimization

61

The browser has sent 90 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Thehelix Cityofhope. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 22 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 9 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

SEO Factors

thehelix.cityofhope.org SEO score

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Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    N/A

  • Language Claimed

    N/A

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Thehelix.cityofhope.org can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Unfortunately we cannot identify language used on the page (probably there is a mix of languages, too little text or something else) and no language is claimed in <html> or <meta> tags either. Our system also found out that Thehelix.cityofhope.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.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Thehelix Cityofhope. 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: