fars.ca: Foothills Amateur Radio Society | Southern Alberta's Premier Radio Club
Page load speed analysis
Total page load time
In fact, the total size of fars.ca main page is 86.67 Kb.This result falls within a vast category (top 1 000 000) of heavyweight, probably not optimized, and thus slow loading web pages.Only 5% of websites need less resources to load.CSS take 78.58 Kb which makes up the majority of the site volume.
Original 7.05 Kb
After minification 6.7 Kb
After compression 1.06 Kb
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 1.06 Kb or 85% of the original size.
Original 1.04 Kb
After optimization 958.64 Byte
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. Fars needs image optimization as it can save up to 958.64 Byte or 92% of the original volume..The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.
Original 37.69 Kb
After minification 35.05 Kb
After compression 6.03 Kb
Original 78.58 Kb
After minification 76.22 Kb
After compression 15.72 Kb
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.fars.ca needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 15.72 Kb or 20% of the original size.
Network requests diagram
Our browser made a total of 26 requests and 3 domains to load all elements on the main page.We found that 81% of them (21 requests) were addressed to the original fars.ca,8% (2 request) were made to l.sharethis.comand 8.% (1 request) were made to platform-api.sharethis.com.The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.6 sec) relates to the external fars.ca.
Additional info on fars.ca
Possible request optimization
fars.ca 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.
|MX||MX preference = 10, Mail exchanger = polar.kodiaknet.com.|
|SOA||ns51.domaincontrol.com. dns.jomax.net. 2016091403 28800 7200 604800 600|
|TXT||"v=spf1 mx ~all"|
Language and encoding
Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise fars.ca can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our system also found out that fars.ca 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.
|winnipegarc.org||Winnipeg Amateur Radio Club - VE4BB - Winnipeg's Largest General Interest Amateur Radio Club|
|almontearclub.ca||Almonte Amateur Radio Club Inc. – Information about the Almonte Amateur Radio Club and the Amateur R|
|w4bti.org||Kennehoochee Amateur Radio Club – Serving Cobb County, GA. to promote radio knowledge, fraternalism,|
|ve7vic.ca||Westcoast Amateur Radio Association – Website of the Westcoast Amateur Radio Association, Victoria B|
|brandonarc.ca||Brandon Amateur Radio Club Inc. – HAM radio of the World|
|hamradiosecrets.com||Ham Radio - Amateur Radio Fascinating Secrets|
|w1mwv.org||White Mountain Amateur Radio Club – The White Mountain Amateur Radio Club, W1MWV, located in the Mou|
|ifroar.org||Rotarians Of Amateur Radio|
|kwarc.org||KW Amateur Radio Club Inc.|
fars.ca has no SSL certificate.Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.
Visitor World Map
Country of origin for 80% of all visits is Canada. It lies approximately 5150 miles away from the server location (United States) 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 fars.ca page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to Canada or just closer to the user base.
Social Sharing Optimization
Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Fars. 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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