Analyze David Hurst, Writer - Home page

David Hurst, Writer - Home page

Page load speed analysis

  • 60/100

    Normal result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    407 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2.2 sec

  • Page rendered

    297 ms

  • Total page load time

    2.9 sec

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We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 407 ms and then it took 2.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 40% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 11.4 kB
    Images 134.1 kB
    Javascripts 246.8 kB
    CSS 53.5 kB

    In fact, the total size of main page is 445.9 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. 30% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 246.8 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 11.4 kB
    • After minification 10.7 kB
    • After compression 3.8 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 7.6 kB or 67% of the original size.

    • Original 134.1 kB
    • After optimization 127.5 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. David Hurst images are well optimized though.

    • Original 246.8 kB
    • After minification 133.5 kB
    • After compression 44.3 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 202.5 kB or 82% of the original size.

    • Original 53.5 kB
    • After minification 36.8 kB
    • After compression 11.1 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 42.4 kB or 79% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • plugins.css
  • base.css
  • nav.css
  • css999.css
  • custom.css
  • jquery-1.3.2.min.js
  • shadowbox-base.js
  • shadowbox.js
  • init-nonjquery.js
  • plugins.js
  • mrsite.js
  • form.css
  • blog.css
  • forum.css
  • galleryview.css
  • popupgallery.css
  • guestbook.css
  • guestbook_iframe.css
  • latestblogposts.css
  • latestgallery.css
  • mailinglist.css
  • minicart.css
  • search.css
  • shop.css
  • socialbookmarks.css
  • twitter.css
  • userpoll.css
  • googlemaps.css
  • validation.css
  • skin.css
  • skin.js
  • shadowbox-en.js
  • shadowbox-flv.js
  • shadowbox-html.js
  • shadowbox-iframe.js
  • shadowbox-img.js
  • shadowbox-qt.js
  • shadowbox-swf.js
  • shadowbox-wmp.js
  • rVPBjU0Z.jpg
  • hitcount.asp
  • top.png
  • 1header.jpg
  • pagerepeat.png
  • largeArrow.gif
  • widgets.js
  • bottom.png
  • button.3ccb64e61d4c01fae12cd2b0ed9b2bab.js
  • tweet_button.f8c8d971a6ac545cf416e3c1ad4bbc65.en.html
  • jot
  • close.png
  • next.png
  • play.png
  • pause.png
  • previous.png
  • loading.gif

Our browser made a total of 57 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 89% of them (51 requests) were addressed to the original, 5% (3 requests) were made to and 2% (1 request) were made to The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (950 ms) relates to the external source

Additional info on


The browser has sent 54 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of David Hurst. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 17 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 22 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.











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IP address

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IP Trace

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A 3596
NS 3600
NS 3600
NS 3600

3600 Mname:
Serial: 2014012301
Refresh: 10800
Retry: 3600
Expire: 777600
Minimum-ttl: 3600

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 iso-8859-1. Changing it to UTF-8 can be a good choice, as this format is commonly used for encoding all over the web and thus their visitors won’t have any troubles with symbol transcription or reading.

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.

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Visitor World Map

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.

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Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of David Hurst. 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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