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tab.co.uk: The Tab - Stories you care about

The Tab is an online news network which publishes original stories by young journalists. We build teams at top universities in the US and UK, and project their stories to a global audience.

Page load speed analysis

  • 73/100

    Good result
  • 8

    Successful tests
  • 0

    Failed test
  • First response

    262 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1.1 sec

  • Page rendered

    364 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.8 sec

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We analyzed Tab.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 262 ms and then it took 1.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 25% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 56.2 kB
    Images 594.0 kB
    Javascripts 316.4 kB
    CSS 202.6 kB

    In fact, the total size of Tab.co.uk main page is 1.2 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. 60% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 594.0 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 56.2 kB
    • After minification 51.3 kB
    • After compression 11.6 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 44.6 kB or 79% of the original size.

    • Original 594.0 kB
    • After optimization 585.9 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. Tab images are well optimized though.

    • Original 316.4 kB
    • After minification 315.1 kB
    • After compression 112.0 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 204.4 kB or 65% of the original size.

    • Original 202.6 kB
    • After minification 201.3 kB
    • After compression 35.0 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. Tab.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 167.6 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • thetab.com
  • fillet-css.css
  • bootstrap.min.css
  • main.min.css
  • css
  • style.css
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  • jquery.js
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  • fillet.js
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  • main.min.js
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  • style.css
  • analytics.js
  • gpt.js
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  • beacon.js
  • quant.js
  • thetab-logo-gold.png
  • arrow.png
  • count.js
  • collect
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  • collect
  • all.js
  • thetab-placeholder.png
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Our browser made a total of 49 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 0% of them (0 request) were addressed to the original Tab.co.uk, 12% (6 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com and 12% (6 requests) were made to I0.wp.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (309 ms) relates to the external source Connect.facebook.net.

Additional info on tab.co.uk

Requests

The browser has sent 40 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Tab. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 15 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 7 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

15

Javascripts

17

Images

7

CSS

1

AJAX

40

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

17

Images

1

CSS

1

AJAX

20

Optimized

20

All

Normal result

IP address

This IP address is dedicated to Tab.co.uk. This is the best domain hosting practice .

Good result

IP Trace

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
NS

tab.co.uk

ns-1281.awsdns-32.org 86400
NS

tab.co.uk

ns-677.awsdns-20.net 86400
NS

tab.co.uk

ns-418.awsdns-52.com 86400
NS

tab.co.uk

ns-1561.awsdns-03.co.uk 86400
SOA

tab.co.uk

900 Mname: ns-418.awsdns-52.com
Rname: awsdns-hostmaster.amazon.com
Serial: 1
Refresh: 7200
Retry: 900
Expire: 1209600
Minimum-ttl: 86400

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 Tab.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 Tab.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

Tab.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

Country of origin for 75.6% of all visits is United Kingdom. Unfortunately, we cannot track the location of Tab.co.uk server and thus cannot define if the distance between their user base and server can potentially affect the page load time

Good result

Normal result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of Tab. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook:

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