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bradford.ac.uk: University of Bradford

With over 50 years of academic excellence behind us as a University, we have continued to grow our international reputation and course provision.

Page load speed analysis

  • 60/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    609 ms

  • Resources loaded

    3.7 sec

  • Page rendered

    1.7 sec

  • Total page load time

    5.9 sec

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We analyzed Bradford.ac.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 609 ms and then it took 5.3 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 70% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 40.2 kB
    Images 1.1 MB
    Javascripts 810.3 kB
    CSS 377.7 kB

    In fact, the total size of Bradford.ac.uk main page is 2.3 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. 75% of websites need less resources to load and that’s why Accessify’s recommendations for optimization and resource minification can be helpful for this project. Images take 1.1 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 40.2 kB
    • After minification 37.4 kB
    • After compression 8.6 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 31.6 kB or 79% of the original size.

    • Original 1.1 MB
    • After optimization 930.6 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, Bradford needs image optimization as it can save up to 145.1 kB or 13% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 810.3 kB
    • After minification 787.3 kB
    • After compression 274.9 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 535.4 kB or 66% of the original size.

    • Original 377.7 kB
    • After minification 358.7 kB
    • After compression 64.1 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. Bradford.ac.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 313.6 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • font-awesome.min.css
  • style.css
  • jquery-latest.min.js
  • jquery.fancybox.css
  • scripts.js
  • jquery.fancybox.pack.js
  • gtm.js
  • ga.js
  • magnifier.png
  • 50th-university-of-bradford.png
  • celebrating-50-years.png
  • home-1.jpg
  • search-course.png
  • QAA-Quality.png
  • Queens_Anniversary_Prizes_2015-180.jpg
  • fontawesome-webfont.woff
  • __utm.gif
  • __utm.gif
  • analytics.js
  • collect
  • our-campus-btn.jpg
  • accommodation-btn.jpg
  • finance-btn.jpg
  • bradford-life-btn.jpg
  • social-media.png
  • simple.html
  • acute-care-banner-image.png
  • 7518.jpg
  • web-banner-news.jpg
  • superhenge-graphic-banner.jpg
  • LzVplnmlVek
  • videoseries
  • www-embed-player-vfltSWGRn.css
  • www-embed-player.js
  • base.js
  • jquery.js
  • scripts.js
  • tweetietwo.js
  • owl.carousel.css
  • AUrdvhejKSJD2XN0WEoLkNJn8VW-ISfFFTHwdQR0Ws4.js
  • ad_status.js
  • CrYjSnGjrRCn0pd9VQsnFOvvDin1pK8aKteLpeZ5c0A.woff
  • RxZJdnzeo3R5zSexge8UUbO3LdcAZYWl9Si6vvxL-qU.woff
  • 499222476803420161

Our browser made a total of 45 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 47% of them (21 requests) were addressed to the original Bradford.ac.uk, 11% (5 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 11% (5 requests) were made to Your.bradford.gridhosted.co.uk. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (884 ms) belongs to the original domain Bradford.ac.uk.

Additional info on bradford.ac.uk

Requests

The browser has sent 41 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Bradford. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 14 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 5 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

14

Javascripts

19

Images

5

CSS

3

AJAX

41

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

19

Images

1

CSS

3

AJAX

17

Optimized

24

All

Normal result

IP address

Bradford.ac.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

bradford.ac.uk

brad.ac.uk

143.53.240.231

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

bradford.ac.uk

143.53.240.231 29
NS

bradford.ac.uk

dns0.soton.ac.uk 300
NS

bradford.ac.uk

dns1.brad.ac.uk 300
NS

bradford.ac.uk

dns1.soton.ac.uk 300
NS

bradford.ac.uk

ns1.ja.net 300

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 Bradford.ac.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 Bradford.ac.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

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

Normal result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 46% of all visits is Nigeria. It lies approximately 3070 miles away from the server location (United Kingdom) and such a long distance can negatively affect website speed, as it takes some time for data to travel back and forth between those places. That’s why one of the best ways to speed up Bradford.ac.uk page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to Nigeria or just closer to the user base.

Poor result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

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