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The official website of the North Carolina Education Lottery

Page load speed analysis

  • 14/100

    Poor result
  • 4

    Successful tests
  • 4

    Failed tests
  • First response

    160 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1.3 sec

  • Page rendered

    161 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.6 sec

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We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 160 ms and then it took 1.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 20% of websites can load faster. This domain responded with an error, which can significantly jeopardize rating and web reputation

Page optimization

  • HTML 41.3 kB
    Images 1.1 MB
    Javascripts 215.4 kB
    CSS 97.2 kB

    In fact, the total size of main page is 1.4 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. 45% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.1 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 41.3 kB
    • After minification 37.3 kB
    • After compression 9.0 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 32.2 kB or 78% of the original size.

    • Original 1.1 MB
    • After optimization 1.0 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. NC Education Lottery images are well optimized though.

    • Original 215.4 kB
    • After minification 214.0 kB
    • After compression 74.7 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 140.7 kB or 65% of the original size.

    • Original 97.2 kB
    • After minification 76.1 kB
    • After compression 16.3 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 80.9 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • screen.css
  • svg4everybody-2.0.0.min.js
  • jquery-1.11.1.min.js
  • jquery.cycle2.min.js
  • dotdotdot.js
  • default.css
  • structure.css
  • element.css
  • fancybox.css
  • iframe_wnw.aspx
  • ImageHandler.ashx
  • mqdefault.jpg
  • icon.svg
  • NCEL_LFL_New.jpg
  • NCEL_LFL_2nd.jpg
  • NCEL_February.jpg
  • NCEL200_2016_NCEL.jpg
  • NCEL_BBQ_BcksBannerAd.jpg
  • UM_NCEL2.jpg
  • alert_doubledraw_pick3-white-6.jpg
  • logo_powerball.png
  • logo_megamillions.png
  • newsfeature.png
  • 6996_7062_fixed.jpg
  • 6995_7061_fixed.jpg
  • 6994_7060_fixed.jpg
  • winner_scratchers.jpg
  • winners_thumbnail.ashx
  • winner_pick4.jpg
  • winners_thumbnail.ashx
  • winners_thumbnail.ashx
  • winners_thumbnail.ashx
  • promobox_nc483.jpg
  • promobox_nc484.jpg
  • promobox_nc485.jpg
  • promobox_nc486.jpg
  • promobox_luckyforlife_subscriptionservice.jpg
  • logo.svg
  • sidebar_patp.jpg
  • sidebar_luckerewards.jpg
  • analytics.js
  • wnwidget.css
  • leaguegothic-regular-webfont.woff
  • collect
  • wnwidget.png
  • logo_pick3.png
  • icon-sun-32.png
  • icon-moon-32.png
  • logo_pick4.png
  • logo_allornothing_275.png
  • logo_cash5.png
  • logo_luckyforlife.png
  • logo_allornothing_v.png
  • print.css

Our browser made a total of 57 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 93% of them (53 requests) were addressed to the original, 4% (2 requests) were made to and 2% (1 request) were made to The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (406 ms) belongs to the original domain

Additional info on


The browser has sent 53 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of NC Education Lottery. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 5 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.











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Poor result


As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to before it reached this domain.

IP address

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

Good result

IP Trace

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A 56
A 56
NS 300
NS 300
NS 300

Language and encoding

Normal result


EN en language flag


N/A  language flag





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 neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. 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.

Normal result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 97.6% of all visits is United States. Unfortunately, we cannot track the location of server and thus cannot define if the distance between their user base and server can potentially affect the page load time

Good result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of NC Education Lottery. 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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