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helpguide.org: HelpGuide.org

Your trusted guide to mental health & wellness

Page load speed analysis

  • 82/100

    Good result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    115 ms

  • Resources loaded

    516 ms

  • Page rendered

    204 ms

  • Total page load time

    835 ms

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We analyzed Helpguide.org page load time and found that the first response time was 115 ms and then it took 720 ms to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 10% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 50.2 kB
    Images 306.6 kB
    Javascripts 404.9 kB
    CSS 84.3 kB

    In fact, the total size of Helpguide.org main page is 846.0 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. 50% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 404.9 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 50.2 kB
    • After minification 42.0 kB
    • After compression 10.1 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 8.2 kB, which is 16% 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 40.1 kB or 80% of the original size.

    • Original 306.6 kB
    • After optimization 279.5 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. Help Guide images are well optimized though.

    • Original 404.9 kB
    • After minification 383.5 kB
    • After compression 123.2 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 281.7 kB or 70% of the original size.

    • Original 84.3 kB
    • After minification 77.9 kB
    • After compression 16.4 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. Helpguide.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 67.9 kB or 81% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • www.helpguide.org
  • slick.css
  • royalslider.css
  • rs-minimal-white.css
  • styles.css
  • jquery.min.js
  • portamento-min.js
  • jquery-ui-1.10.4.custom.min.js
  • all.js
  • helpguide-logo-new.jpg
  • donate-now-button-150.png
  • facebook-icon.png
  • twitter-icon.png
  • pinterest-icon.png
  • google-plus-icon.png
  • search-icon.jpg
  • home-icon.png
  • hg-banner-760.jpg
  • woman-with-flowers-225.jpg
  • pensive-man-225.jpg
  • woman-meditating-225.jpg
  • salmon-with-lemon-225.jpg
  • sleeping-woman-225.jpg
  • girls-laughing-in-grass-350.jpg
  • toolkit-290.jpg
  • ride-the-wild-horse-feature-graphic-290.jpg
  • app-store-badge.svg
  • google-play-badge.png
  • morgan-box-225.jpg
  • book-225.jpg
  • harvard-box-225.jpg
  • newsletter-button.png
  • top-button.png
  • facebook-share.jpg
  • twitter-share.jpg
  • email-share.jpg
  • donate-now-150.png
  • facebook-icon-square.gif
  • twitter-icon-square.gif
  • analytics.js
  • header-960.png
  • nunito-regular-webfont.woff
  • linkid.js
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  • xd_arbiter.php
  • xd_arbiter.php
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  • xd_arbiter.php

Our browser made a total of 54 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 74% of them (40 requests) were addressed to the original Helpguide.org, 15% (8 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 6% (3 requests) were made to Staticxx.facebook.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (178 ms) relates to the external source Facebook.com.

Additional info on helpguide.org

Requests

The browser has sent 52 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Help Guide. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 6 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

6

Javascripts

38

Images

4

CSS

4

AJAX

52

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

30

Images

1

CSS

4

AJAX

16

Optimized

36

All

Normal result

IP address

Helpguide.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.

Poor result

IP Trace

helpguide.org

cnbbs.shop.hk

gooroo.io

shop.hk

marshallchiropractic.com

104.25.184.11

104.25.185.11

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

helpguide.org

104.25.184.11 300
A

helpguide.org

104.25.185.11 300
NS

helpguide.org

demi.ns.cloudflare.com 86400
NS

helpguide.org

lou.ns.cloudflare.com 86400
SOA

helpguide.org

3600 Mname: demi.ns.cloudflare.com
Rname: dns.cloudflare.com
Serial: 2031161375
Refresh: 10000
Retry: 2400
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 3600

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 Helpguide.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 Helpguide.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.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Helpguide.org 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 43.6% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Helpguide.org 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 description is not detected on the main page of Help Guide. 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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