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buildings.greatbuildings.com: Great Buildings Online - Master Buildings List 2013.0220

The complete Buildings list of Great Buildings Online, the multimedia encyclopedia of world architecture.

Page load speed analysis

  • 65/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    263 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2.3 sec

  • Page rendered

    2.3 sec

  • Total page load time

    4.9 sec

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We analyzed Buildings.greatbuildings.com page load time and found that the first response time was 263 ms and then it took 4.7 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 70% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 160.9 kB
    Images 60.5 kB
    Javascripts 63.4 kB
    CSS 0 B

    In fact, the total size of Buildings.greatbuildings.com main page is 284.8 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. HTML takes 160.9 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 160.9 kB
    • After minification 155.7 kB
    • After compression 36.0 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 124.9 kB or 78% of the original size.

    • Original 60.5 kB
    • After optimization 56.2 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. Buildings Great images are well optimized though.

    • Original 63.4 kB
    • After minification 63.4 kB
    • After compression 23.6 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 39.8 kB or 63% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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  • buildings.html
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  • Hanselmann_House.150.jpg
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  • google_ads.js
  • ads
  • underwriter_label_468x20.png
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Our browser made a total of 17 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 6% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Buildings.greatbuildings.com, 35% (6 requests) were made to Greatbuildings.com and 18% (3 requests) were made to Tpc.googlesyndication.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.8 sec) relates to the external source Greatbuildings.com.

Additional info on buildings.greatbuildings.com

Requests

The browser has sent 15 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Buildings Great. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 5 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

5

Javascripts

9

Images

1

AJAX

15

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

9

Images

1

AJAX

4

Optimized

11

All

Good result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.greatbuildings.com/buildings/buildings.html before it reached this domain.

IP address

Buildings.greatbuildings.com 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

buildings.greatbuildings.com

greatbuildings.com

architects.greatbuildings.com

types.greatbuildings.com

data.greatbuildings.com

63.224.196.26

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

buildings.greatbuildings.com

63.224.196.26 3600

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

EN en language flag

Claimed

Encoding

ISO-8859-1

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Buildings.greatbuildings.com 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 Buildings.greatbuildings.com 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

Buildings.greatbuildings.com has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.

Normal result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 18.8% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Buildings.greatbuildings.com 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 Buildings Great. 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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