Page load speed analysis
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We analyzed Today.rowan.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 98 ms and then it took 2 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 35% of websites can load faster.
Total page load time
As for redirects, our browser reached this domain in two steps. The first redirect led to http://today.rowan.edu/home, then it was forwarded to http://today.rowan.edu/home/, and finally we managed to open this domain. We strongly recommend that the redirects should be reduced, as the more redirects a site has, the slower it loads.
Network requests diagram
Our browser made a total of 30 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 37% of them (11 requests) were addressed to the original Today.rowan.edu, 40% (12 requests) were made to Rowan.edu and 7% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (263 ms) belongs to the original domain Today.rowan.edu.
In fact, the total size of Today.rowan.edu main page is 1.1 MB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 45% of websites need less resources to load. CSS take 503.3 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.
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 51.7 kB or 78% of the original size.
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. Today Rowan images are well optimized though.
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. Today.rowan.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 437.9 kB or 87% of the original size.
Possible request optimization
Today.rowan.edu has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.
This IP address is dedicated to Today.rowan.edu. This is the best domain hosting practice .
Visitor World Map
Country of origin for 89.2% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Today.rowan.edu 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.
Language and encoding
Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Today.rowan.edu can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and it matches the claimed language. Our system also found out that Today.rowan.edu 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.
Social Sharing Optimization
Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Today Rowan. 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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