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sister-cities.org: Home Page - Sister Cities International (SCI)

Sister Cities International is a nonprofit citizen diplomacy network that creates and strengthens partnerships between U.S. and international communities, promoting peace through mutual respect, under...

Page load speed analysis

  • 94/100

    Good result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    160 ms

  • Resources loaded

    356 ms

  • Page rendered

    311 ms

  • Total page load time

    827 ms

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We analyzed Sister-cities.org page load time and found that the first response time was 160 ms and then it took 667 ms to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 10% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 40.7 kB
    Images 589.7 kB
    Javascripts 26.3 kB
    CSS 248.3 kB

    In fact, the total size of Sister-cities.org main page is 905.0 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. 35% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 589.7 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 40.7 kB
    • After minification 37.0 kB
    • After compression 9.2 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 31.6 kB or 77% of the original size.

    • Original 589.7 kB
    • After optimization 492.5 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. Obviously, Sister Cities needs image optimization as it can save up to 97.2 kB or 16% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 26.3 kB
    • After minification 26.3 kB
    • After compression 10.9 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 15.4 kB or 58% of the original size.

    • Original 248.3 kB
    • After minification 241.3 kB
    • After compression 38.8 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. Sister-cities.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 209.5 kB or 84% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • sister-cities.org
  • css_5421391ed698056ae6cdfa8129b5d9df.css
  • js_2bc0f28f52d9dd217c71ba371443df28.js
  • js_afc41eb0043700739c284f27ef15df90.js
  • analytics.js
  • header-logo.png
  • footer-social-icons.png
  • mobile-navigation-icon.png
  • SCI%20numbers%20Homepage%20Slider.png
  • Homepage%20slider.png
  • checkmark-icon.png
  • Keyclubber%20Shannon%20Louie%20186x186.jpg
  • Logo_NYAS%20and%20SCI.png
  • logo_Partnerships%20for%20Peace_PlusSocialGood%20186x186.png
  • calendar-icon.png
  • take-action-background.jpg
  • donate-now-background.jpg
  • footer-logo.png
  • gototop-image.png
  • Helvetica.woff
  • Helvetica-Bold.woff
  • Helvetica-Light.woff
  • collect
  • active-link-image.png
  • non-active-link.png

Our browser made a total of 25 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 92% of them (23 requests) were addressed to the original Sister-cities.org, 8% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (160 ms) belongs to the original domain Sister-cities.org.

Additional info on sister-cities.org

Requests

The browser has sent 24 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Sister Cities. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests and as a result speed up the page load time.

3

Javascripts

17

Images

1

CSS

3

AJAX

24

All

Possible request optimization

3

Javascripts

12

Images

1

CSS

3

AJAX

5

Optimized

19

All

Good result

IP address

Sister-cities.org 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

sister-cities.org

tcfexpress.com

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utsavsarees.com

fancast.com

205.178.189.131

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

sister-cities.org

205.178.189.131 7200
NS

sister-cities.org

ns13.worldnic.com 7200
NS

sister-cities.org

ns14.worldnic.com 7200
SOA

sister-cities.org

3600 Mname: NS13.WORLDNIC.COM
Rname: namehost.WORLDNIC.COM
Serial: 117091817
Refresh: 10800
Retry: 3600
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 3600
MX

sister-cities.org

sistercities-org01e.mail.protection.outlook.com 3600 Pri: 0

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

N/A  language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Sister-cities.org 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 Sister-cities.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

Sister-cities.org 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 80.2% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Sister-cities.org that their server is also located in United States, as that enables the majority of their visitors to benefit from a much faster page load time.

Good result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Sister Cities. 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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