• Summary
  • Rating: 69/100
  • Successful tests: 7
  • Failed tests: 1

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.

98 ms
835 ms
1.2 sec

First response

Resources loated

Page rendered

2.1 sec

Total page load time

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Redirects

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.

Page size

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 optimization

66.3 kB original
62.2 kB after minification
14.6 kB after compression

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 optimization

346.7 kB original
344.6 kB after optimization

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.

JavaScript optimization

213.3 kB original
171.3 kB after minification
58.0 kB after compression

It’s better to minify JavaScript in order to improve website performance. The diagram shows the current total size of all JavaScript files against the prospective JavaScript size after its minification and compression. It is highly recommended that all JavaScript files should be compressed and minified as it can save up to 155.3 kB or 73% of the original size.

CSS optimization

503.3 kB original
418.7 kB after minification
65.4 kB after compression

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.

Good result

Total page size 1.1 MB

Size after compression 482.6 kB (57% less)

Requests

The browser has sent 27 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Today Rowan. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 8 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

8

Javascripts

14

Images

1

CSS

4

Javascripts

Images

Javascripts

AJAX

27

All reqests

Possible request optimization

1
7
1
4

Javascripts

Images

Javascripts

AJAX

14

Optimized

13

All

All reqests

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HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

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.

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IP address

This IP address is dedicated to Today.rowan.edu. This is the best domain hosting practice .

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IP Trace

today.rowan.edu

150.250.77.15

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

ns-glassboro-www-v2.rowan.edu

150.250.77.15 21599
CNAME

today.rowan.edu

ns-glassboro-www-v2.rowan.edu 21599

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.

Good result

Language and encoding

Good result

Language

EN

Detected

EN

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

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.

Poor result

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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