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Page load speed analysis

  • 52/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    3.5 sec

  • Resources loaded

    28.2 sec

  • Page rendered

    7.2 sec

  • Total page load time

    38.9 sec

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We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 3.5 sec and then it took 35.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is an excellent result, as only a small number of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 1.2 MB
    Images 1.2 MB
    Javascripts 1.5 MB
    CSS 678.3 kB

    In fact, the total size of main page is 4.6 MB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 60% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 1.5 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 1.2 MB
    • After minification 1.2 MB
    • After compression 273.1 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. 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 902.8 kB or 77% of the original size.

    • Original 1.2 MB
    • After optimization 1.1 MB

    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. Littlewoods Ireland images are well optimized though.

    • Original 1.5 MB
    • After minification 1.5 MB
    • After compression 446.6 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 1.1 MB or 71% of the original size.

    • Original 678.3 kB
    • After minification 573.4 kB
    • After compression 101.9 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. needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 576.3 kB or 85% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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  • sdg_littlewoods_ireland
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  • fbds.js
  • conversion_async.js
  • ec.js
  • linkid.js
  • ld.js
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  • tag.js
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  • ping
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  • ga-audiences
  • .jsonp
  • event
  • zones
  • 14195280

Our browser made a total of 49 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 20% of them (10 requests) were addressed to the original, 14% (7 requests) were made to and 10% (5 requests) were made to The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (9.2 sec) relates to the external source

Additional info on


The browser has sent 40 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Littlewoods Ireland. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 14 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.









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IP address

This IP address is dedicated to This is the best domain hosting practice .

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IP Trace

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A 20
NS 86400
NS 86400
NS 86400
NS 86400

Language and encoding

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Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise 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 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 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 32% of all visits is Japan. It lies approximately 6720 miles away from the server location (United States) and such a long distance can negatively affect website speed, as it takes some time for data to travel back and forth between those places. That’s why one of the best ways to speed up page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to Japan or just closer to the user base.

Poor result

Normal result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of Littlewoods Ireland. 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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