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highland.gov.uk

The Highland Council Homepage

Page Load Speed

6 sec in total

First Response

1.4 sec

Resources Loaded

4.2 sec

Page Rendered

358 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Highland.gov.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 1.4 sec and then it took 4.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 65% of websites can load faster. This domain responded with an error, which can significantly jeopardize Highland.gov.uk rating and web reputation

Performance Metrics

highland.gov.uk performance score

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Network Requests Diagram

highland.gov.uk

1437 ms

base.css

87 ms

THEHomepage-DoItOnline.css

258 ms

THEHomepage-DoItOnline_widget_styles.css

164 ms

css

24 ms

Our browser made a total of 34 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 44% of them (15 requests) were addressed to the original Highland.gov.uk, 32% (11 requests) were made to Babm.texthelp.com and 9% (3 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2.5 sec) belongs to the original domain Highland.gov.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 386.8 kB (40%)

Content Size

972.6 kB

After Optimization

585.8 kB

In fact, the total size of Highland.gov.uk main page is 972.6 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. 35% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 447.5 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-77%

Potential reduce by 16.3 kB

  • Original 21.0 kB
  • After minification 17.9 kB
  • After compression 4.8 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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 3.1 kB, which is 15% 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 16.3 kB or 77% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-2%

Potential reduce by 10.9 kB

  • Original 447.5 kB
  • After minification 436.6 kB

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. Highland images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-63%

Potential reduce by 204.1 kB

  • Original 325.7 kB
  • After minification 322.5 kB
  • After compression 121.6 kB

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 204.1 kB or 63% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-87%

Potential reduce by 155.6 kB

  • Original 178.4 kB
  • After minification 143.0 kB
  • After compression 22.8 kB

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. Highland.gov.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 155.6 kB or 87% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 19 (70%)

Requests Now

27

After Optimization

8

The browser has sent 27 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Highland. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 15 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

SEO Factors

highland.gov.uk SEO score

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Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    EN

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Highland.gov.uk 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 Highland.gov.uk 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.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Highland. 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: