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ghacks.net: gHacks Technology News

Ghacks Technology News is a tech blog that reviews software, apps, Internet services, and offers tips and tricks about Windows, Android, and other systems.

Page load speed analysis

  • 73/100

    Good result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    57 ms

  • Resources loaded

    652 ms

  • Page rendered

    258 ms

  • Total page load time

    967 ms

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We analyzed Ghacks.net page load time and found that the first response time was 57 ms and then it took 910 ms to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 15% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 69.3 kB
    Images 241.2 kB
    Javascripts 316.9 kB
    CSS 309.2 kB

    In fact, the total size of Ghacks.net main page is 936.6 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. 45% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 316.9 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 69.3 kB
    • After minification 66.0 kB
    • After compression 14.0 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 55.4 kB or 80% of the original size.

    • Original 241.2 kB
    • After optimization 224.9 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. GHacks images are well optimized though.

    • Original 316.9 kB
    • After minification 308.8 kB
    • After compression 110.5 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 206.4 kB or 65% of the original size.

    • Original 309.2 kB
    • After minification 218.4 kB
    • After compression 43.4 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. Ghacks.net needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 265.8 kB or 86% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • ghacks.net
  • www.ghacks.net
  • gpt.js
  • px.js
  • px.js
  • custom.css
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  • ghacks-technology-news.jpg
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  • peazip-6.0-100x100.jpg
  • messagingskype-100x100.jpg
  • url-monitor-100x100.jpg
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  • netflix-error-unblocker-100x100.jpg
  • outlook.com-premium-100x100.jpg
  • news-site-paywall-100x100.jpg
  • show_ads.js
  • google-control-content-100x100.jpg
  • keeweb-100x100.jpg
  • makemkv-100x100.jpg
  • browseraddonsview-100x100.jpg
  • brave-for-windows-100x100.jpg
  • xxygexs.jpg
  • facebook.png
  • twitter.png
  • google_plus.png
  • rss.png
  • pubads_impl_81.js
  • container.html
  • style.css
  • ca-pub-5406364303442190.js
  • zrt_lookup.html
  • show_ads_impl.js
  • ads
  • analytics.js
  • v
  • fontawesome-webfont.woff
  • ads
  • osd.js
  • collect
  • liveView.php
  • liveView.php
  • liveView.php
  • liveView.php
  • liveVideo.php
  • dvtp_src.js
  • liveVideo.php
  • dvtp_src.js
  • m_js_controller.js
  • abg.js
  • googlelogo_color_112x36dp.png
  • nessie_icon_tiamat_white.png
  • s
  • x_button_blue2.png

Our browser made a total of 58 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 17% of them (10 requests) were addressed to the original Ghacks.net, 33% (19 requests) were made to Cdn.ghacks.net and 10% (6 requests) were made to Live.sekindo.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (253 ms) relates to the external source Apikeys.civiccomputing.com.

Additional info on ghacks.net

Requests

The browser has sent 55 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of GHacks. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 21 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

21

Javascripts

24

Images

4

CSS

6

AJAX

55

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

24

Images

1

CSS

6

AJAX

23

Optimized

32

All

Normal result

Redirects

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

IP address

Ghacks.net 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

ghacks.net

104.154.94.123 300
NS

ghacks.net

lana.ns.cloudflare.com 86400
NS

ghacks.net

karl.ns.cloudflare.com 86400
SOA

ghacks.net

3600 Mname: karl.ns.cloudflare.com
Rname: dns.cloudflare.com
Serial: 2034815033
Refresh: 10000
Retry: 2400
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 3600
MX

ghacks.net

alt2.aspmx.l.google.com 300 Pri: 5

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 Ghacks.net 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 Ghacks.net 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

Ghacks.net 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 28.2% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Ghacks.net 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

Normal result

Social Sharing Optimization

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