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Page load speed analysis

  • 37/100

    Normal result
  • 4

    Successful tests
  • 4

    Failed tests
  • First response

    356 ms

  • Resources loaded

    149 sec

  • Page rendered

    31.6 sec

  • Total page load time

    181 sec

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We analyzed Theengineer.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 356 ms and then it took 180.6 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 95% of websites can load faster. Unfortunately, there were 8 request timeouts, which can generally increase the web page load time, as the browser stays idle while waiting for website response.

Page optimization

  • HTML 285.0 kB
    Images 9.3 MB
    Javascripts 2.5 MB
    CSS 436.3 kB

    In fact, the total size of Theengineer.co.uk main page is 12.5 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. 85% of websites need less resources to load and that’s why Accessify’s recommendations for optimization and resource minification can be helpful for this project. Images take 9.3 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 285.0 kB
    • After minification 281.2 kB
    • After compression 35.4 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 249.6 kB or 88% of the original size.

    • Original 9.3 MB
    • After optimization 8.8 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. The Engineer images are well optimized though.

    • Original 2.5 MB
    • After minification 2.5 MB
    • After compression 827.9 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 1.7 MB or 67% of the original size.

    • Original 436.3 kB
    • After minification 336.7 kB
    • After compression 62.7 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. Theengineer.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 373.6 kB or 86% of the original size.

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Our browser made a total of 153 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 15% of them (23 requests) were addressed to the original Theengineer.co.uk, 41% (62 requests) were made to S3-eu-central-1.amazonaws.com and 17% (26 requests) were made to D2u16kehoaiefm.cloudfront.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (26.4 sec) relates to the external source Securepubads.g.doubleclick.net.

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Requests

The browser has sent 125 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of The Engineer. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 47 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 12 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

47

Javascripts

64

Images

12

CSS

2

AJAX

125

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

64

Images

1

CSS

2

AJAX

57

Optimized

68

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to https://www.theengineer.co.uk/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Theengineer.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

theengineer.co.uk

treningsforum.com

davincigourmet.com

treningsforum.no

front-dev.azurewebsites.net

13.69.228.3

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

theengineer.co.uk

212.188.174.43 300
NS

theengineer.co.uk

ns0.ukfast.net 300
NS

theengineer.co.uk

ns1.ukfast.net 300
SOA

theengineer.co.uk

300 Mname: ns0.ukfast.net
Rname: admin.markallengroup.com
Serial: 2021102602
Refresh: 3600
Retry: 3600
Expire: 3600
Minimum-ttl: 600
MX

theengineer.co.uk

theengineer-co-uk.mail.protection.outlook.com 300 Pri: 1

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 Theengineer.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 Theengineer.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

Theengineer.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 10.5% of all visits is Iran. It lies approximately 3240 miles away from the server location (Ireland) 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 Theengineer.co.uk page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to Iran or just closer to the user base.

Poor result

Normal result

Social Sharing Optimization

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