research.gold.org: World Gold Council server
Page load speed analysis
Total page load time
In fact, the total size of Research.gold.org main page is 909 B. This result falls within the top 5000 of lightweight and thus fast loading web pages. Only a small number of websites need less resources to load. HTML takes 909 B which makes up the majority of the site volume.
Original 909 B
After minification 905 B
After compression 524 B
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 385 B or 42% of the original size.
Network requests diagram
Our browser made a total of 1 request to load all elements on the main page. We found that all of those requests were addressed to Research.gold.org and no external sources were called. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (199 ms) belongs to the original domain Research.gold.org.
Additional info on research.gold.org
Research.gold.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 Research.gold.org 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 Research.gold.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.
Research.gold.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 38.6% of all visits is Austria. It lies approximately 670 miles away from the server location (United Kingdom) and such a distance cannot critically affect website speed, but moving the server closer to their user base in Austria can speed up Research.gold.org page load time anyway.
Social Sharing Optimization
Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Research Gold. 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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