Understanding the “Load Time” panel

  • In the “Load Time” panel the following information can be checked:
  • the “load time” represents the sum of network + server + browser time
  • the “avg. load time” represents the average load time based on all the tests that where done for that url


Understanding the “Analysis” panel

  • In the “Analysis” panel the following information can be checked:
  • “perf. score” represents the scoring that the url has received based on a few factors like compression of assets, minifying of the assets
  • “no. of requests” represents the total number of assets that were loaded during the page load in the browser (a detailed view can be seen in the “Requests” tab)
  • “page size” represents the total size of the loaded assets (JS , CSS, HTML and other)
  • “request size” represents the size of the request
  • “location” represents the location from which the request was done for measuring that time like Europe Ireland, US Northern Virginia…


Understading the “Last test run” panel

  • In the “Last test run” panel the following information can be checked which refer to the last test run against the url:
  • “Load Time” represents the time a user experiences between the user navigates to the page until the page is fully loaded
  • “Latency Time” represents the time for the network latency (it does not include the unload time and the redirect time)
  • “DOM Time” represents the time it takes between DOM loading starts and DOM loading is complete
  • “Page Time” represents the time needed for the processing that is done on the client once the response is received from the server until the page is fully loaded
  • “Cache Time” represents the time it takes the user agent to check any relevant application caches
  • “DNS Time” represents the time needed for the domain name lookup for the current document ; if a persistent connection is used or the current document is retrieved from relevant application caches or local resources, the value returned will be zero
  • “Redirect Time” represents the time needed for any redirects done in case there are any HTTP redirects or equivalent when navigation, otherwise this time will be returned as zero

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