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Page load speed analysis

  • 57/100

    Normal result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    236 ms

  • Resources loaded

    3.8 sec

  • Page rendered

    479 ms

  • Total page load time

    4.5 sec

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We analyzed Pcmag.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 236 ms and then it took 4.2 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 65% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 148.3 kB
    Images 2.0 MB
    Javascripts 1.5 MB
    CSS 192.1 kB

    In fact, the total size of Pcmag.co.uk main page is 3.9 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. 85% of websites need less resources to load and that’s why Accessify’s recommendations for optimization and resource minification can be helpful for this project. Images take 2.0 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 148.3 kB
    • After minification 138.3 kB
    • After compression 35.8 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 112.5 kB or 76% of the original size.

    • Original 2.0 MB
    • After optimization 1.5 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. Obviously, Pcmag needs image optimization as it can save up to 482.8 kB or 24% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 1.5 MB
    • After minification 1.5 MB
    • After compression 463.4 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 1.1 MB or 70% of the original size.

    • Original 192.1 kB
    • After minification 173.1 kB
    • After compression 30.5 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. Pcmag.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 161.7 kB or 84% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 253 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 0% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Pcmag.co.uk, 38% (95 requests) were made to V3.co.uk and 6% (15 requests) were made to Tpc.googlesyndication.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1 sec) relates to the external source V3.co.uk.

Additional info on pcmag.co.uk

Requests

The browser has sent 237 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Pcmag. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 65 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 8 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

65

Javascripts

141

Images

8

CSS

23

AJAX

237

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

85

Images

1

CSS

23

AJAX

127

Optimized

110

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.v3.co.uk/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Pcmag.co.uk uses IP addresses which are currently shared with 5 other domains. The more sites share the same stack of IP addresses, 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.

Normal result

IP Trace

pcmag.co.uk

orange.co.uk

tribune.com

alliance-leicester.co.uk

sportsauthority.com

165.160.13.20

pcmag.co.uk

orange.co.uk

tribune.com

allmoviephoto.com

alliance-leicester.co.uk

165.160.15.20

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

pcmag.co.uk

165.160.13.20 60
A

pcmag.co.uk

165.160.15.20 60
NS

pcmag.co.uk

ns5.netnames.net 60
NS

pcmag.co.uk

ns6.netnames.net 60
NS

pcmag.co.uk

ns1.netnames.net 60

Language and encoding

Good result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

EN en language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Pcmag.co.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 Pcmag.co.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.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Pcmag.co.uk 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

The server of Pcmag.co.uk is located in United States, but, unfortunately, we cannot identify the countries where the visitors come from and thus it’s impossible to define if the distance 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 Pcmag. 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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