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dreamwidth.org: Dreamwidth Studios

Dreamwidth Studios: A blog/journal system for people who create.

Page load speed analysis

  • 94/100

    Good result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    104 ms

  • Resources loaded

    386 ms

  • Page rendered

    103 ms

  • Total page load time

    593 ms

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We analyzed Dreamwidth.org page load time and found that the first response time was 104 ms and then it took 489 ms to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is an excellent result, as only 5% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 12.5 kB
    Images 289.5 kB
    Javascripts 98.0 kB
    CSS 51.6 kB

    In fact, the total size of Dreamwidth.org main page is 451.6 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. 20% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 289.5 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 12.5 kB
    • After minification 11.2 kB
    • After compression 3.5 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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 1.3 kB, which is 11% 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 9.0 kB or 72% of the original size.

    • Original 289.5 kB
    • After optimization 228.8 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. Obviously, Dreamwidth needs image optimization as it can save up to 60.7 kB or 21% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 98.0 kB
    • After minification 97.4 kB
    • After compression 38.7 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 59.4 kB or 61% of the original size.

    • Original 51.6 kB
    • After minification 50.1 kB
    • After compression 11.8 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. Dreamwidth.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 39.7 kB or 77% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • dreamwidth.org
  • www.dreamwidth.org
  • ga.js
  • dw_logo.png
  • intro-box-top.png
  • intro-box-bottom.png
  • intro-box-left.png
  • intro-box-bottomleft.png
  • intro-box-topleft.png
  • intro-box-right.png
  • intro-box-bottomright.png
  • intro-box-topright.png
  • create-box-top.png
  • create-box-bottom.png
  • create-box-right.png
  • create-box-bottomright.png
  • create-box-topright.png
  • bg_menu_gradient.png
  • icon_menu_swirl.png
  • input-bg.gif
  • bg_footer_gradient.png
  • __utm.gif

Our browser made a total of 26 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 8% of them (2 requests) were addressed to the original Dreamwidth.org, 85% (22 requests) were made to S.dreamwidth.org and 8% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (127 ms) belongs to the original domain Dreamwidth.org.

Additional info on dreamwidth.org

Requests

The browser has sent 19 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Dreamwidth. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests and as a result speed up the page load time.

3

Javascripts

14

Images

2

CSS

19

All

Possible request optimization

3

Javascripts

4

Images

2

CSS

10

Optimized

9

All

Good result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.dreamwidth.org/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Dreamwidth.org 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

dreamwidth.org

104.22.1.168 300
A

dreamwidth.org

172.67.5.51 300
A

dreamwidth.org

104.22.0.168 300
NS

dreamwidth.org

carl.ns.cloudflare.com 86400
NS

dreamwidth.org

meera.ns.cloudflare.com 86400

Language and encoding

Good result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

EN en language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Dreamwidth.org 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 Dreamwidth.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.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Dreamwidth.org 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 32.2% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Dreamwidth.org that their server is also located in United States, as that enables the majority of their visitors to benefit from a much faster page load time.

Good result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

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