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Page load speed analysis

  • 52/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    129 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2.5 sec

  • Page rendered

    739 ms

  • Total page load time

    3.3 sec

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We analyzed Redcrossblood.org page load time and found that the first response time was 129 ms and then it took 3.2 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 55% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 37.0 kB
    Images 194.9 kB
    Javascripts 144.2 kB
    CSS 131.8 kB

    In fact, the total size of Redcrossblood.org main page is 507.9 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. 55% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 194.9 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 37.0 kB
    • After minification 34.6 kB
    • After compression 8.7 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 28.3 kB or 77% of the original size.

    • Original 194.9 kB
    • After optimization 178.0 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. Red Cross Blood images are well optimized though.

    • Original 144.2 kB
    • After minification 144.2 kB
    • After compression 53.4 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 90.8 kB or 63% of the original size.

    • Original 131.8 kB
    • After minification 117.7 kB
    • After compression 22.9 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. Redcrossblood.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 108.9 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • redcrossblood.org
  • www.redcrossblood.org
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  • home.css
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  • v.gif
  • va-61418ddc26684d8ad493a188a761e47a.js
  • bg-main.jpg
  • girl-blood.jpg
  • hr_bkg.png
  • msg-caution.png
  • analytics.js
  • donating.jpg
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Our browser made a total of 66 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 70% of them (46 requests) were addressed to the original Redcrossblood.org, 6% (4 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 5% (3 requests) were made to Dev.visualwebsiteoptimizer.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (710 ms) belongs to the original domain Redcrossblood.org.

Additional info on redcrossblood.org

Requests

The browser has sent 62 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Red Cross Blood. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 28 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 5 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

28

Javascripts

26

Images

5

CSS

3

AJAX

62

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

14

Images

1

CSS

3

AJAX

43

Optimized

19

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.redcrossblood.org/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

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

Normal result

IP Trace

redcrossblood.org

104.98.166.132

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

redcrossblood.org

104.70.66.185 4
NS

redcrossblood.org

cortney.ns.cloudflare.com 56195
NS

redcrossblood.org

ernest.ns.cloudflare.com 56195
SOA

redcrossblood.org

3600 Mname: cortney.ns.cloudflare.com
Rname: dns.cloudflare.com
Serial: 2034721353
Refresh: 10000
Retry: 2400
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 3600
MX

redcrossblood.org

inbound-smtp.us-east-1.amazonaws.com 300 Pri: 10

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 Redcrossblood.org 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 Redcrossblood.org 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

Redcrossblood.org 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 88.2% of all visits is United States. It lies approximately 4640 miles away from the server location (Netherlands) 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 Redcrossblood.org page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to United States or just closer to the user base.

Poor result

Normal result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Red Cross Blood. 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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