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airforce.gov.au: Royal Australian Air Force

The homepage of the Royal Australian Air Force. The Royal Australian Air Force delivers air and space power to protect Australia and its interests.

Page load speed analysis

  • 49/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    2 sec

  • Resources loaded

    5.1 sec

  • Page rendered

    311 ms

  • Total page load time

    7.3 sec

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We analyzed Airforce.gov.au page load time and found that the first response time was 2 sec and then it took 5.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 75% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 84.2 kB
    Images 668.6 kB
    Javascripts 764.3 kB
    CSS 372.6 kB

    In fact, the total size of Airforce.gov.au main page is 1.9 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. 60% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 764.3 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 84.2 kB
    • After minification 68.6 kB
    • After compression 23.3 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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 15.6 kB, which is 19% 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 60.9 kB or 72% of the original size.

    • Original 668.6 kB
    • After optimization 626.4 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. Air Force Gov images are well optimized though.

    • Original 764.3 kB
    • After minification 693.0 kB
    • After compression 212.7 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 551.6 kB or 72% of the original size.

    • Original 372.6 kB
    • After minification 336.1 kB
    • After compression 64.7 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. Airforce.gov.au needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 307.9 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • airforce.gov.au
  • Site.css
  • jquery.neosmart.fb.wall.css
  • shadowbox.css
  • jquery-1.4.1.min.js
  • jquery-ui.min.js
  • cufon-yui.js
  • siteFonts.js
  • superfish.js
  • RAAFWeb-vScript.js
  • outline.js
  • jquery.cuteTime.js
  • plusone.js
  • global_nav.js
  • index.js
  • superfish.css
  • Base.css
  • Aircraft.css
  • Info.css
  • Squadron.css
  • Operations.css
  • news.css
  • events.css
  • Disclaimer.css
  • SocialMedia.css
  • OurPeople.css
  • Common.css
  • Interact.css
  • History.css
  • 404.css
  • jquery.jscrollpane.css
  • jquery.jscrollpane.lozenge.css
  • cb=gapi.loaded_0
  • air_space_power-n.png
  • RAAFBadget.png
  • 455.jpg
  • 454.jpg
  • 453.jpg
  • 452.jpg
  • 451.jpg
  • 450.jpg
  • 449.jpg
  • RAAF-2021.png
  • Blood-Challenge-2015.png
  • RAAF-Jericho.jpg
  • RAAF-ANZAC.jpg
  • RAAF-ADFHealth.jpg
  • Facebook.png
  • YouTube.png
  • Twitter.png
  • imagegallery.png
  • html5_R.png
  • mainNav.asp
  • Bg_top.png
  • AirForceLogo.png
  • WhoWeAre.jpg
  • TopMenu.png
  • DropDownBg.png
  • Bg_Middle.png
  • twitter.png
  • googleplus.png
  • facebook.png
  • pinterest.png
  • EventsIndicator.png
  • go.png
  • ga.js
  • videoseries
  • __utm.gif
  • __utm.gif
  • www-embed-player-vflZsBgOl.css
  • www-embed-player.js
  • base.js
  • 6BOEML_YqI6cKINK5dmh8ZufcXg7sBa4jeB-I9gQ0xI.js
  • ad_status.js
  • zN7GBFwfMP4uA6AR0HCoLQ.ttf
  • RxZJdnzeo3R5zSexge8UUaCWcynf_cDxXwCLxiixG1c.ttf
  • Global_Nav.css
  • top-home.png
  • top-ministers.png
  • top-navy.png
  • top-army.png
  • top-raaf.png
  • SitePrint.css

Our browser made a total of 83 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 75% of them (62 requests) were addressed to the original Airforce.gov.au, 10% (8 requests) were made to Defence.gov.au and 4% (3 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2.1 sec) belongs to the original domain Airforce.gov.au.

Additional info on airforce.gov.au

Requests

The browser has sent 80 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Air Force Gov. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 18 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 23 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

18

Javascripts

38

Images

23

CSS

1

AJAX

80

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

38

Images

1

CSS

1

AJAX

39

Optimized

41

All

Normal result

IP address

Airforce.gov.au uses IP address which is currently shared with 2 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.

Normal result

IP Trace

airforce.gov.au

apsc.gov.au

directory.gov.au

23.67.158.246

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

airforce.gov.au

103.29.195.62 300
NS

airforce.gov.au

nactns01.defence.gov.au 86400
NS

airforce.gov.au

actns01.defence.gov.au 86400
SOA

airforce.gov.au

86400 Mname: actns01.defence.gov.au
Rname: hostmaster.actns01.defence.gov.au
Serial: 2017120722
Refresh: 10800
Retry: 1800
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 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 Airforce.gov.au 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 Airforce.gov.au 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

Airforce.gov.au 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

The server of Airforce.gov.au is located in United States, but, 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.

Good result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Air Force Gov. 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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