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Page load speed analysis

  • 57/100

    Normal result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    119 ms

  • Resources loaded

    3.1 sec

  • Page rendered

    120 ms

  • Total page load time

    3.3 sec

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We analyzed Perkins.ed.gov page load time and found that the first response time was 119 ms and then it took 3.2 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 55% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 7.2 kB
    Images 254.3 kB
    Javascripts 580.9 kB
    CSS 0 B

    In fact, the total size of Perkins.ed.gov main page is 842.3 kB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. Only 10% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 580.9 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 7.2 kB
    • After minification 5.6 kB
    • After compression 2.3 kB

    HTML optimization

    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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 1.6 kB, which is 22% of the original size. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 4.9 kB or 68% of the original size.

    • Original 254.3 kB
    • After optimization 71.3 kB

    Image 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. Obviously, Perkins Ed needs image optimization as it can save up to 183.0 kB or 72% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 580.9 kB
    • After minification 580.6 kB
    • After compression 177.5 kB

    JavaScript optimization

    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 403.4 kB or 69% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • perkins.ed.gov
  • perkins.ed.gov
  • LogOn
  • CSSBundle
  • jquery.min.js
  • jquery.unobtrusive-ajax.min.js
  • JSBundle
  • ckeditor.js
  • jquery.js
  • announcements.js
  • t_perkins.png
  • pwp_banner_2.png
  • announcements_bg.jpg
  • footer.png
  • US-DeptOfEducation-Seal.png
  • CSSPrintBundle

Our browser made a total of 16 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that all of those requests were addressed to Perkins.ed.gov and no external sources were called. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.3 sec) belongs to the original domain Perkins.ed.gov.

Additional info on perkins.ed.gov

Requests

The browser has sent 13 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Perkins Ed. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 6 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

6

Javascripts

5

Images

2

CSS

13

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

5

Images

2

CSS

5

Optimized

8

All

Good result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser reached this domain in two steps. The first redirect led to https://perkins.ed.gov, then it was forwarded to /Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2f, 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.

IP address

Perkins.ed.gov uses IP address which is currently shared with 1 other domain. The more sites share the same IP address, the higher the host server’s workload is. It is strongly recommended that the host server should be changed or the hosting provider should be requested to give a different (separate) IP address for this domain.

Normal result

IP Trace

perkins.ed.gov

cte.ed.gov

23.23.122.115

174.129.9.231

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

awseb-e-7-awsebloa-j749xoti4e8c-152124426.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com

23.23.122.115 59
A

awseb-e-7-awsebloa-j749xoti4e8c-152124426.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com

174.129.9.231 59
CNAME

perkins.ed.gov

pims.elasticbeanstalk.com 3599

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

N/A  language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Perkins.ed.gov can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. Our system also found out that Perkins.ed.gov 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.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Perkins.ed.gov has a valid and up-to-date SSL certificate that expires on January 13, 2018.

Good result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 79% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Perkins.ed.gov 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

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Perkins Ed. 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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