Page load speed analysis
Total page load time
In fact, the total size of Gardeningwithkids.org main page is 7.8 kB. This result falls within a vast category (top 1 000 000) of heavyweight, probably not optimized, and thus slow loading web pages. Only a small number of websites need less resources to load. HTML takes 7.8 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.
Original 7.8 kB
After minification 7.6 kB
After compression 3.6 kB
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 4.1 kB or 53% of the original size.
Network requests diagram
Our browser made a total of 3 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 67% of them (2 requests) were addressed to the original Gardeningwithkids.org, 33% (1 request) were made to Shop.kidsgardening.org. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (274 ms) belongs to the original domain Gardeningwithkids.org.
Additional info on gardeningwithkids.org
As for redirects, our browser reached this domain in two steps. The first redirect led to http://www.gardeningwithkids.org/, then it was forwarded to http://shop.kidsgardening.org/?, and finally we managed to open this domain. We strongly recommend that the redirects should be reduced, as the more redirects a site has, the slower it loads.
Gardeningwithkids.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.
Language and encoding
Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Gardeningwithkids.org 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 Gardeningwithkids.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.
Gardeningwithkids.org has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.
Visitor World Map
Country of origin for 67% of all visits is United States. It lies approximately 1000 miles away from the server location (Canada) and such a distance cannot critically affect website speed, but moving the server closer to their user base in United States can speed up Gardeningwithkids.org page load time anyway.
Social Sharing Optimization
Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Gardeningwithkids. 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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