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sxsw.com: SXSW Conference & Festivals

South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference & Festivals celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries from March 8-17, 2019 in Austin, TX.

Page load speed analysis

  • 72/100

    Good result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    84 ms

  • Resources loaded

    818 ms

  • Page rendered

    371 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.3 sec

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We analyzed Sxsw.com page load time and found that the first response time was 84 ms and then it took 1.2 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 20% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 57.2 kB
    Images 1.9 MB
    Javascripts 422.6 kB
    CSS 437.6 kB

    In fact, the total size of Sxsw.com main page is 2.8 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. Images take 1.9 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 57.2 kB
    • After minification 54.6 kB
    • After compression 14.8 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 42.4 kB or 74% of the original size.

    • Original 1.9 MB
    • After optimization 1.7 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. SXSW images are well optimized though.

    • Original 422.6 kB
    • After minification 393.8 kB
    • After compression 134.8 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 287.8 kB or 68% of the original size.

    • Original 437.6 kB
    • After minification 432.8 kB
    • After compression 78.7 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. Sxsw.com needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 358.9 kB or 82% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • sxsw.com
  • www.sxsw.com
  • fbds.js
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  • modernizr.js
  • jquery-1.7.2.min.js
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  • conversion.js
  • css
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  • analytics.js
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  • border-bottom.png
  • peaches-by-daria-marchik-feature-tile_0.jpeg
  • pee-wee-big-holiday-netflix-770_1.jpg
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  • bg-primary-repeat.png
  • sxsw-music-logo-alt.png
  • sxsw-film-logo-alt.png
  • sxsw-interactive-logo-alt.png
  • border-top.png
  • sxswfm-logo-sm.png
  • sprite.png
  • mazda-logo.png
  • monster-logo.png
  • capitalone-logo.png
  • bud-light-logo.png
  • mcdonalds-logo.png
  • austin-chronicle.png
  • sxswon-white-logo.svg
  • sxworld-logo.png
  • mixcloud-icon.svg
  • sxsw-edu-black-logo.svg
  • sxsw-eco-black-logo.svg
  • acc-logo.png
  • grande-logo.png
  • umbel-logo.png
  • brightcove-logo.png
  • 558236.js
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  • videoseries
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  • Sanchez-Semibold-webfont.woff
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  • collect
  • collect
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  • www-embed-player.js
  • ga-audiences
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  • ad_status.js
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  • css_F8ITOX_QwFUSgjwDy8zXWjZswe-GdOLPlFwyq8tiZBw.css

Our browser made a total of 68 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 46% of them (31 requests) were addressed to the original Sxsw.com, 24% (16 requests) were made to Img.sxsw.com and 4% (3 requests) were made to Youtube.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (446 ms) relates to the external source Js.hs-analytics.net.

Additional info on sxsw.com

Requests

The browser has sent 62 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of SXSW. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 12 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 8 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

12

Javascripts

34

Images

8

CSS

8

AJAX

62

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

34

Images

1

CSS

8

AJAX

18

Optimized

44

All

Normal result

Redirects

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

IP address

Sxsw.com uses IP addresses which are currently shared with 15 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

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DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

sxsw.com

143.204.158.90 60
A

sxsw.com

143.204.158.87 60
A

sxsw.com

143.204.158.28 60
A

sxsw.com

143.204.158.114 60
NS

sxsw.com

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HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Sxsw.com has a valid and up-to-date SSL certificate that expires on June 7, 2019.

Good result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 78.6% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Sxsw.com 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 SXSW. 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:

sxsw.com

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 Sxsw.com 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 Sxsw.com 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.

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