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a1.marugotoweb.jp: MARUGOTO Plus

A website where users can learn about Japanese language and culture alongside the contents of the textbook "Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture".

Page load speed analysis

  • 49/100

    Normal result
  • 4

    Successful tests
  • 4

    Failed tests
  • First response

    912 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1.7 sec

  • Page rendered

    137 ms

  • Total page load time

    2.7 sec

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We analyzed A1.marugotoweb.jp page load time and found that the first response time was 912 ms and then it took 1.8 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 30% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 20.0 kB
    Images 535.7 kB
    Javascripts 254.9 kB
    CSS 6.4 kB

    In fact, the total size of A1.marugotoweb.jp main page is 817.0 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. Images take 535.7 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 20.0 kB
    • After minification 18.1 kB
    • After compression 3.9 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 16.1 kB or 81% of the original size.

    • Original 535.7 kB
    • After optimization 516.4 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. A 1 MARUGOTO Web images are well optimized though.

    • Original 254.9 kB
    • After minification 246.0 kB
    • After compression 88.2 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 166.7 kB or 65% of the original size.

    • Original 6.4 kB
    • After minification 5.4 kB
    • After compression 2.0 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. A1.marugotoweb.jp needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 4.4 kB or 68% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • a1.marugotoweb.jp
  • core.css
  • common.css
  • jquery-1.5.1.min.js
  • jquery.min.js
  • jquery-migrate-1.2.1.min.js
  • swfobject.js
  • swfaddress.js
  • common.js
  • rollover.js
  • easing.js
  • jquery.dropdownPlain.js
  • jquery.cookie.js
  • index.css
  • ga.js
  • logo-marugoto.jpg
  • over-hanakotoba.gif
  • btn-hanakotoba.gif
  • over-wsmk.gif
  • btn-wsmk.gif
  • logo-japanfoundation2.gif
  • back-gmenu.png
  • g-topic.gif
  • topic_01.gif
  • cando_01.gif
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  • cando_48.gif
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  • g-challenge.gif
  • g-life_and_culture.gif
  • g-intro_to_jp.gif
  • japan_knowledge.gif
  • grammar.gif
  • writing.gif
  • kanji.gif
  • pronunciation.gif
  • g-basic_training.gif
  • vocabulary.gif
  • hiragana.gif
  • katakana.gif
  • typing.gif
  • bunpou.gif
  • g-about.gif
  • cast_and_characters.gif
  • whats_marugoto.gif
  • about_this_site.gif
  • site_policy.gif
  • recommended.gif
  • contact_us.gif
  • links.gif
  • text-com_act.gif
  • noflash.jpg
  • getflash.jpg
  • text-intro_to_jp.gif
  • intro_to_jp.jpg
  • text-basic_training.gif
  • basic_training-1.jpg
  • basic_training-2.jpg
  • basic_training-3.jpg
  • basic_training-4.jpg
  • basic_training-5.jpg
  • basic_training-6.jpg
  • about_marugoto.jpg
  • cast_and_character.jpg
  • copyright.gif
  • logo-japanfoundation.gif
  • banner-word.gif
  • intro_to_jp-ov.jpg
  • basic_training-1-ov.jpg
  • basic_training-2-ov.jpg
  • basic_training-3-ov.jpg
  • basic_training-4-ov.jpg
  • basic_training-5-ov.jpg
  • basic_training-6-ov.jpg
  • about_marugoto-ov.jpg
  • cast_and_character-ov.jpg

Our browser made a total of 131 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 98% of them (128 requests) were addressed to the original A1.marugotoweb.jp, 2% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 1% (1 request) were made to Ajax.googleapis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (912 ms) belongs to the original domain A1.marugotoweb.jp.

Additional info on a1.marugotoweb.jp

Requests

The browser has sent 130 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of A 1 MARUGOTO Web. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 11 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

11

Javascripts

116

Images

3

CSS

130

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

116

Images

3

CSS

10

Optimized

120

All

Normal result

IP address

A1.marugotoweb.jp 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

a1.marugotoweb.jp

dgt.es

jma-net.go.jp

edgecastcdn.net

mietv.com

72.21.81.253

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

westcentralus-service-ip-ipb000.westcentralus.cloudapp.azure.com

52.161.18.103 10
CNAME

a1.marugotoweb.jp

78e9c1ca8705cff7007ed2988a867580.cdnext.jp 28800

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

JA ja language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise A1.marugotoweb.jp can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and it does not match the claimed Japanese language. Our system also found out that A1.marugotoweb.jp 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

A1.marugotoweb.jp has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.

Normal result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 27.2% of all visits is Japan. It lies approximately 6220 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 A1.marugotoweb.jp page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to Japan or just closer to the user base.

Poor result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of A 1 MARUGOTO Web. 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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