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ukfx.co.uk: UK FX - UK Forex & Foreign Exchange News Portal - Compare Currency Exchange, Currency Cards, Travel Money & Forex Trading Companies

UK FX news portal for forex news, foreign exchange news, currency news

Page load speed analysis

  • 69/100

    Normal result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    258 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2.4 sec

  • Page rendered

    184 ms

  • Total page load time

    2.8 sec

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We analyzed Ukfx.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 258 ms and then it took 2.6 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 45% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 13.4 kB
    Images 9.6 kB
    Javascripts 44.3 kB
    CSS 38.7 kB

    In fact, the total size of Ukfx.co.uk main page is 106.1 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. Only 10% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 44.3 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 13.4 kB
    • After minification 13.0 kB
    • After compression 4.1 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 9.3 kB or 69% of the original size.

    • Original 9.6 kB
    • After optimization 8.2 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, UK FX needs image optimization as it can save up to 1.4 kB or 15% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 44.3 kB
    • After minification 43.9 kB
    • After compression 16.4 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 27.9 kB or 63% of the original size.

    • Original 38.7 kB
    • After minification 32.5 kB
    • After compression 6.5 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. Ukfx.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 32.2 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • ukfx.co.uk
  • www.ukfx.co.uk
  • style.css
  • ui.css
  • js.js
  • ga.js
  • header.png
  • menu-on.png
  • menu-off.png
  • bullet.gif
  • __utm.gif

Our browser made a total of 11 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 82% of them (9 requests) were addressed to the original Ukfx.co.uk, 18% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.7 sec) belongs to the original domain Ukfx.co.uk.

Additional info on ukfx.co.uk

Requests

The browser has sent 9 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of UK FX. According to our analytics all requests are already optimized.

2

Javascripts

5

Images

2

CSS

9

All

Possible request optimization

2

Javascripts

5

Images

2

CSS

0

Optimized

9

All

Good result

Redirects

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

IP address

Ukfx.co.uk uses IP addresses which are currently shared with 16 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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99.84.181.23

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99.84.181.57

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99.84.181.86

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

ukfx.co.uk

99.84.181.23 60
A

ukfx.co.uk

99.84.181.57 60
A

ukfx.co.uk

99.84.181.86 60
A

ukfx.co.uk

99.84.181.17 60
NS

ukfx.co.uk

ns-141.awsdns-17.com 60

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Ukfx.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

The server of Ukfx.co.uk is located in United States, but, unfortunately, we cannot identify the countries where the visitors come from and thus it’s impossible to define if the distance can potentially affect the page load time.

Good result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of UK FX. 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:

ukfx.co.uk

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

EN en language flag

Claimed

Encoding

ISO-8859-1

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Ukfx.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 Ukfx.co.uk main page’s claimed encoding is iso-8859-1. Changing it to UTF-8 can be a good choice, as this format is commonly used for encoding all over the web and thus their visitors won’t have any troubles with symbol transcription or reading.

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