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Friends of Radio 3: urging high artistic and intellectual standards in the classical music and arts output on Radio 3.

Page load speed analysis

  • 58/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    88 ms

  • Resources loaded

    772 ms

  • Page rendered

    518 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.4 sec

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We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 88 ms and then it took 1.3 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 20% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 43.1 kB
    Images 335.2 kB
    Javascripts 673.0 kB
    CSS 197.3 kB

    In fact, the total size of main page is 1.2 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. 40% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 673.0 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 43.1 kB
    • After minification 40.2 kB
    • After compression 11.6 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 31.4 kB or 73% of the original size.

    • Original 335.2 kB
    • After optimization 324.9 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. FoR3 images are well optimized though.

    • Original 673.0 kB
    • After minification 655.2 kB
    • After compression 226.9 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 446.0 kB or 66% of the original size.

    • Original 197.3 kB
    • After minification 170.4 kB
    • After compression 41.7 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 155.6 kB or 79% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • index.php
  • styles.css
  • colourtag-sidebar_left-page23.css
  • javascript.js
  • nimblehost.js
  • 1000px.css
  • trebuchet.css
  • lineHeightLarge.css
  • darkgradient.css
  • repeatx.css
  • none.css
  • titleSlogan-creteRound.css
  • headings-trebuchet.css
  • sidebarLeft.css
  • displayEC5.css
  • ec3width30percent.js
  • enableResponsiveSupport.js
  • fancybox.js
  • fontAwesomeImport.css
  • fullPageFadeIn.css
  • titleSloganFadeInSlideUp.css
  • responsive.css
  • stacks.css
  • stacks_page_page23.css
  • jquery-2.1.4.min.js
  • stacks_page_page23.js
  • armadilloStyles.css
  • jquery.plugin.css
  • armadilloFunctions.js
  • global.css
  • element.js
  • css
  • font-awesome.min.css
  • font-awesome.min.css
  • print.css
  • analytics.js
  • darkgradient.png
  • banner.jpg
  • ddmenubg.png
  • menuShadow.png
  • close_26744.png
  • microphonesmall.png
  • Andrew.png
  • HaydnwithMac.jpg
  • Vanya1503.png
  • Januszczak.png
  • Hillborg.png
  • JAZZ.png
  • FaceBook.png
  • Twitter.png
  • ZCcPJiCGOzh84o2siPk48Z0EAVxt0G0biEntp43Qt6E.ttf
  • translateelement.css
  • main.js
  • collect
  • fontawesome-webfont.woff
  • fontawesome-webfont.woff
  • mobile.css
  • element_main.js

Our browser made a total of 59 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 80% of them (47 requests) were addressed to the original, 7% (4 requests) were made to and 5% (3 requests) were made to The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (279 ms) belongs to the original domain

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The browser has sent 53 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of FoR3. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 12 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 26 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

This IP address is dedicated to This is the best domain hosting practice .

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IP Trace

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A 58
NS 60
NS 60
NS 60

60 Mname:
Serial: 1561436843
Refresh: 16384
Retry: 2048
Expire: 1048576
Minimum-ttl: 86400

Language and encoding

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EN en language flag


N/A  language flag





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 neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. 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.

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Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 84% of all visits is United Kingdom. It lies approximately 4230 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 page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to United Kingdom or just closer to the user base.

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Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of FoR3. 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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