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Newbie question: '3xx result' means? - irobert - 05-09-2010 08:25 AM

Hello everyone,

Is there a glossary about what the '3xx result' row identifier in the 'waterfall view' exactly means?

I can see:

* rows highlighted with yellow are at least duplicated in this view.
* the time for those rows is appended with (301)

Is it saying the .css, .gif, and .jpg are being called more than once, or?

Thanks for your help.

RE: Newbie question: '3xx result' means? - green-watch.org - 05-09-2010 10:00 AM

Greetings irobert,

This should help you out:


The 3xx results on this testing site usually mean found or not modified; there is already a cached version on your computer.

The 4xx results usually mean not found. These usually indicate errors.

This is at least what I interpreted them as. Anybody feel free to correct me if I am mistaken.

Travis Walters

RE: Newbie question: '3xx result' means? - pmeenan - 05-11-2010 06:23 AM

Yep - 4xx+ are errors, 3xx are highlighted yellow as "warnings" even though they are successful requests because they are "wasted" time (either in a redirect to the real location or a "not modified" for something that should have had a longer expires time on it).