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Page load speed analysis

  • 44/100

    Normal result
  • 4

    Successful tests
  • 4

    Failed tests
  • First response

    422 ms

  • Resources loaded

    62.4 sec

  • Page rendered

    16.7 sec

  • Total page load time

    79.6 sec

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We analyzed Southwesttrains.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 422 ms and then it took 79.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is an excellent result, as only a small number of websites can load faster. Unfortunately, there were 2 request timeouts, which can generally increase the web page load time, as the browser stays idle while waiting for website response.

Page optimization

  • HTML 548.4 kB
    Images 949.7 kB
    Javascripts 621.5 kB
    CSS 1.0 MB

    In fact, the total size of Southwesttrains.co.uk main page is 3.1 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. 55% of websites need less resources to load. CSS take 1.0 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 548.4 kB
    • After minification 496.9 kB
    • After compression 126.5 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 421.8 kB or 77% of the original size.

    • Original 949.7 kB
    • After optimization 886.5 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. South West Trains images are well optimized though.

    • Original 621.5 kB
    • After minification 527.4 kB
    • After compression 143.0 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 478.5 kB or 77% of the original size.

    • Original 1.0 MB
    • After minification 866.3 kB
    • After compression 132.7 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. Southwesttrains.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 890.6 kB or 87% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • southwesttrains.co.uk
  • www.southwesttrains.co.uk
  • www.southwesternrailway.com
  • style.min.css
  • app.compiled.js
  • VisitorIdentification.js
  • gtm.js
  • SWR-logo.svg
  • overallstatus
  • nectar.png
  • 3420EC_7_0.woff
  • 3420EC_5_0.woff
  • 3420EC_4_0.woff
  • 3420EC_0_0.woff
  • locations
  • railcards
  • jumbo.jpg
  • icons.woff
  • analytics.js
  • quant.js
  • llama-home-page-promo.jpg
  • waterloopassengers-home-page-half-size-promo-image.jpg
  • customer-app-home-page-promo-box.jpg
  • nectar-large.jpg
  • islandline-home-page-promo-box.jpg
  • smartcard-home-page-half-size-promo-image.jpg
  • community-forum-home-page-promo-box.jpg
  • social-icons.png
  • collect
  • rules-p-zTjyeyfWvw34a.js
  • pixel;r=1457309775;rf=0;a=p-zTjyeyfWvw34a;url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.southwesternrailway.com%2F;fpan=1;fpa=P0-2044744195-1504628467816;ns=0;ce=1;cm=;ref=;je=0;sr=1024x768x32;enc=n;dst=0;et=1504628467816;tzo=-180;ogl=
  • js

Our browser made a total of 32 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 6% of them (2 requests) were addressed to the original Southwesttrains.co.uk, 66% (21 requests) were made to Southwesternrailway.com and 6% (2 requests) were made to Retailhub.southwesternrailway.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (31.8 sec) relates to the external source Pixel.quantserve.com.

Additional info on southwesttrains.co.uk

Requests

The browser has sent 21 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of South West Trains. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 6 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

6

Javascripts

12

Images

1

CSS

2

AJAX

21

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

12

Images

1

CSS

2

AJAX

5

Optimized

16

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser reached this domain in two steps. The first redirect led to https://www.southwesttrains.co.uk/, then it was forwarded to https://www.southwesternrailway.com/, and finally we managed to open this domain. We strongly recommend that the redirects should be reduced, as the more redirects a site has, the slower it loads.

IP address

Southwesttrains.co.uk 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

southwesttrains.co.uk

ukshoppinglistings.co.uk

as29550.net

cloggs.co.uk

fedexuk.net

85.233.160.22

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

southwesttrains.co.uk

85.233.160.22 3600
NS

southwesttrains.co.uk

ns1.phase8.net 86400
NS

southwesttrains.co.uk

ns0.phase8.net 86400
NS

southwesttrains.co.uk

ns2.phase8.net 86400
SOA

southwesttrains.co.uk

3600 Mname: ns0.phase8.net
Rname: support.phase8.net
Serial: 2019062502
Refresh: 3600
Retry: 3600
Expire: 3600
Minimum-ttl: 3600

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 Southwesttrains.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 Southwesttrains.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

Southwesttrains.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.

Poor result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 81.8% of all visits is United Kingdom. It’s good for Southwesttrains.co.uk that their server is also located in United Kingdom, 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 South West Trains. 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:

southwesttrains.co.uk

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