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request in Waterfall View that should not exist - Markus - 01-19-2013 04:45 AM

I have a question concerning this test:
http://www.webpagetest.org/result/130118_9_RM7/1/details/

I have noticed the requests in line 14 and 16 (a 301 redirect) in the Waterfall ... which should not be there as there.

There is no request of the folder http://www.finanznachrichten.de/nachrichten-2013-01/ in the source code (which, in case there would be one, would be redirected with a 301 to http://www.finanznachrichten.de/nachrichten/uebersicht.htm )

What could be the reason for this redirect in the test?
I can't find an error on our page ...


RE: request in Waterfall View that should not exist - pmeenan - 01-19-2013 08:53 AM

Hmm, I tried both IE 9 and Chrome which provide some information about what triggered the request (initiator) but it only appears to happen in IE 8 Sad


RE: request in Waterfall View that should not exist - Markus - 01-19-2013 09:23 AM

Hm, thank you Pat. Thats a good hint ... maybe it's simply a browser version issue.
In the IE9 test there is no such request ...
http://www.webpagetest.org/result/130118_8_1GPV/1/details/


RE: request in Waterfall View that should not exist - Chris Stark - 01-24-2013 02:14 PM

It's possible that it's malware targeting certain browsers?


RE: request in Waterfall View that should not exist - Markus - 01-24-2013 06:36 PM

Chris, there is no malware on our servers.


RE: request in Waterfall View that should not exist - Markus - 04-30-2013 06:51 PM

I have just noticed that in Safari this request exist as well (line 17):
http://www.webpagetest.org/result/130430_4G_BWH/3/details/

Really strange ... what could that be?


RE: request in Waterfall View that should not exist - pmeenan - 04-30-2013 11:35 PM

Possibly an empty img src somewhere on the page? http://www.nczonline.net/blog/2009/11/30/empty-image-src-can-destroy-your-site/