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aqa.org.uk: AQA – education charity providing GCSEs, A-levels and support

AQA provides qualifications that enable students to progress to the next stage in their lives. We also support teachers to develop their professional skills.

Page load speed analysis

  • 62/100

    Normal result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    516 ms

  • Resources loaded

    6.2 sec

  • Page rendered

    5.5 sec

  • Total page load time

    12.2 sec

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We analyzed Aqa.org.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 516 ms and then it took 11.7 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 90% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 231.7 kB
    Images 637.2 kB
    Javascripts 1.1 MB
    CSS 728.9 kB

    In fact, the total size of Aqa.org.uk main page is 2.7 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. 40% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 1.1 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 231.7 kB
    • After minification 227.2 kB
    • After compression 153.3 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. 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 78.5 kB or 34% of the original size.

    • Original 637.2 kB
    • After optimization 590.7 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. AQA images are well optimized though.

    • Original 1.1 MB
    • After minification 1.1 MB
    • After compression 343.9 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 780.4 kB or 69% of the original size.

    • Original 728.9 kB
    • After minification 645.5 kB
    • After compression 228.8 kB

    CSS optimization

    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. Aqa.org.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 500.1 kB or 69% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • aqa.org.uk
  • www.aqa.org.uk
  • aqachevinpro-woffcss.css
  • aqa_web_master_logo.png
  • search-bar.png
  • HOME-PAGE_Results_Day_2017_Banners_student-V1.jpg
  • arrow-grey-right-large.png
  • AS-A-level-Maths-470x277v2.jpg
  • Professional-development-min.jpg
  • become-an-examiner-v2.jpg
  • Student-and-Parent.jpg
  • GCSE-and-A-level-2.jpg
  • Tech-levels-1-min-1.jpg
  • wait.gif
  • bullet-1.gif
  • AQA-Unlocking-potential-July-2017-news-item-1.jpg
  • news.jpg
  • print.css
  • Require.js
  • yoAAA==
  • Home-page-consolidated.min.css
  • arrowrightsmall-blue.png
  • twitter.png
  • Feedback.png
  • social-media-icons.png
  • home.min.js

Our browser made a total of 26 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 8% of them (2 requests) were addressed to the original Aqa.org.uk, 88% (23 requests) were made to Static.aqa.org.uk and 4% (1 request) were made to . The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.5 sec) relates to the external source Static.aqa.org.uk.

Additional info on aqa.org.uk

Requests

The browser has sent 23 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of AQA. According to our analytics all requests are already optimized.

2

Javascripts

18

Images

3

CSS

23

All

Possible request optimization

2

Javascripts

18

Images

3

CSS

0

Optimized

23

All

Good result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.aqa.org.uk/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Aqa.org.uk 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

aqa.org.uk

anthology.aqa.org.uk

194.34.8.20

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

aqa.org.uk

194.34.8.20 3600
NS

aqa.org.uk

ns1.ukfast.net 3600
NS

aqa.org.uk

ns0.ukfast.net 3600
SOA

aqa.org.uk

3600 Mname: ns0.ukfast.net
Rname: support.ukfast.co.uk
Serial: 2022011301
Refresh: 7200
Retry: 3600
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 3600
MX

aqa.org.uk

mailguild.aqa.org.uk 3600 Pri: 10

Language and encoding

Good result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

EN en language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Aqa.org.uk 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 Aqa.org.uk 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

Aqa.org.uk has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.

Poor result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 82.8% of all visits is United Kingdom. It’s good for Aqa.org.uk that their server is also located in United Kingdom, as that enables the majority of their visitors to benefit from a much faster page load time.

Good result

Good result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of AQA. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook:

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