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ritchiecounty.wv.gov: Welcome to Ritchie County, West Virginia!

The Official Website of Ritchie County, WV

Page load speed analysis

  • 70/100

    Good result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    154 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1.3 sec

  • Page rendered

    117 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.6 sec

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We analyzed Ritchiecounty.wv.gov page load time and found that the first response time was 154 ms and then it took 1.4 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 41.1 kB
    Images 107.5 kB
    Javascripts 355.1 kB
    CSS 314.2 kB

    In fact, the total size of Ritchiecounty.wv.gov main page is 817.9 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. 35% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 355.1 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 41.1 kB
    • After minification 39.8 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 29.5 kB or 72% of the original size.

    • Original 107.5 kB
    • After optimization 97.2 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. Ritchie County Wv images are well optimized though.

    • Original 355.1 kB
    • After minification 347.9 kB
    • After compression 87.9 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 267.2 kB or 75% of the original size.

    • Original 314.2 kB
    • After minification 213.9 kB
    • After compression 38.1 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. Ritchiecounty.wv.gov needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 276.1 kB or 88% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • www.ritchiecounty.wv.gov
  • default.aspx
  • Band.css
  • controls.css
  • controls.css
  • Custom.css
  • corev4.css
  • county-styles.css
  • main.js
  • WebResource.axd
  • ScriptResource.axd
  • blank.js
  • init.js
  • msstring.js
  • ie55up.js
  • ScriptResource.axd
  • ScriptResource.axd
  • bg_gis.jpg
  • fgimg.png
  • wvgovhome.gif
  • search_button.gif
  • homelink.gif
  • WebResource.axd
  • largearrowright.gif
  • WebResource.axd
  • WebResource.axd
  • WVACO_LOGO.gif
  • ccf-egov-logo.jpg
  • wv_gristmill.jpg
  • countybldg.jpg
  • header_county.jpg
  • dykframe_bottom.gif
  • dykframe_top.gif

Our browser made a total of 33 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that all of those requests were addressed to Ritchiecounty.wv.gov and no external sources were called. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (647 ms) belongs to the original domain Ritchiecounty.wv.gov.

Additional info on ritchiecounty.wv.gov

Requests

The browser has sent 30 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Ritchie County Wv. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 9 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 5 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

9

Javascripts

16

Images

5

CSS

30

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

9

Images

1

CSS

19

Optimized

11

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.ritchiecounty.wv.gov/Pages/default.aspx before it reached this domain.

IP address

Ritchiecounty.wv.gov 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

ritchiecounty.wv.gov

wv.gov

rja.wv.gov

sos.wv.gov

wvtax.gov

206.16.212.157

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

wvgov-site.nicusa-gl.com

206.16.212.157 30
CNAME

ritchiecounty.wv.gov

wvgov-site.nicusa-gl.com 300

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

N/A  language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Ritchiecounty.wv.gov can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. Our system also found out that Ritchiecounty.wv.gov 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

Ritchiecounty.wv.gov 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 64.3% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Ritchiecounty.wv.gov 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 Ritchie County Wv. 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:

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