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NTS is an online radio station based in London with studios in Los Angeles, Shanghai and Manchester. Broadcasting underground music live, 24/7.

Page load speed analysis

  • 72/100

    Good result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    182 ms

  • Resources loaded

    669 ms

  • Page rendered

    272 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.1 sec

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We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 182 ms and then it took 941 ms to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 15% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 20.6 kB
    Images 687.8 kB
    Javascripts 272.3 kB
    CSS 50.8 kB

    In fact, the total size of main page is 1.0 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. Images take 687.8 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 20.6 kB
    • After compression 4.7 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 15.9 kB or 77% of the original size.

    • Original 687.8 kB
    • After optimization 657.0 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. NTS Radio images are well optimized though.

    • Original 272.3 kB
    • After minification 272.3 kB
    • After compression 86.4 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 185.9 kB or 68% of the original size.

    • Original 50.8 kB
    • After minification 50.7 kB
    • After compression 8.3 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 42.4 kB or 84% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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  • collect
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Our browser made a total of 38 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 3% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original, 68% (26 requests) were made to and 21% (8 requests) were made to The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (288 ms) relates to the external source

Additional info on


The browser has sent 33 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of NTS Radio. According to our analytics all requests are already optimized.











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Normal result


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

IP address 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

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A 60
A 60
NS 172800
NS 172800
NS 172800

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 68.2% of all visits is United Kingdom. It lies approximately 180 miles away from the server location (Ireland) and such a small distance can positively affect website speed, as data can travel really fast between those locations.

Good result

Normal result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of NTS Radio. 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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