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bridgewater.edu: Bridgewater College | Best Liberal Arts Colleges Small and Private

Named one of the best liberal arts colleges in the southeast by Princeton Review. Bridgewater College is small, private and recognized for strong academics and campus experiences.

Page load speed analysis

  • 55/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    35 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1 sec

  • Page rendered

    474 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.5 sec

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We analyzed Bridgewater.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 35 ms and then it took 1.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 25% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 49.2 kB
    Images 1.2 MB
    Javascripts 508.6 kB
    CSS 142.1 kB

    In fact, the total size of Bridgewater.edu main page is 1.9 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. 65% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.2 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 49.2 kB
    • After minification 42.7 kB
    • After compression 8.7 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 6.5 kB, which is 13% 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 40.6 kB or 82% of the original size.

    • Original 1.2 MB
    • After optimization 1.1 MB

    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. Bridgewater images are well optimized though.

    • Original 508.6 kB
    • After minification 502.7 kB
    • After compression 177.6 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 331.0 kB or 65% of the original size.

    • Original 142.1 kB
    • After minification 119.3 kB
    • After compression 22.5 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. Bridgewater.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 119.6 kB or 84% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • bridgewater.edu
  • bridgewater.edu
  • www.bridgewater.edu
  • core.js
  • screen.css
  • modernizr-2.6.2-respond-1.1.0.min.js
  • jquery.min.js
  • page.js
  • bridgewater.plugins.min.js
  • jquery.slideAround.js
  • jsapi
  • angular.min.js
  • bridgewater.app.js
  • main.js
  • colorChangeDivisions.js
  • element.js
  • css
  • gtm.js
  • RedPattern.png
  • logo.png
  • mobile_homepage_masthead.jpg
  • homepage-video-1280.jpg
  • become-an-expert.jpg
  • hat.png
  • make-a-difference.jpg
  • hand.png
  • revel-in-your-surroundings.jpg
  • bike.png
  • get-a-new-perspective.jpg
  • globe.png
  • oppor_5.jpg
  • smiley.png
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  • flag.png
  • sevick-feature.jpg
  • dark-days-feature.jpg
  • fraiman-feature.jpg
  • meg-medina-feature.jpg
  • jost-work-feature.jpg
  • social_sprite.png
  • translateelement.css
  • main.js
  • bx_loader.gif
  • controls.png
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  • analytics.js
  • element_main.js

Our browser made a total of 61 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 62% of them (38 requests) were addressed to the original Bridgewater.edu, 21% (13 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com and 5% (3 requests) were made to Translate.googleapis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (323 ms) belongs to the original domain Bridgewater.edu.

Additional info on bridgewater.edu

Requests

The browser has sent 45 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Bridgewater. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 16 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

16

Javascripts

24

Images

3

CSS

2

AJAX

45

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

24

Images

3

CSS

2

AJAX

15

Optimized

30

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser reached this domain in two steps. The first redirect led to https://bridgewater.edu/, then it was forwarded to https://www.bridgewater.edu/, 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

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

Normal result

IP Trace

bridgewater.edu

52.73.111.171

52.87.148.5

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

bridgewater.edu

52.87.148.5 60
A

bridgewater.edu

52.73.111.171 60
NS

bridgewater.edu

ns-1430.awsdns-50.org 300
NS

bridgewater.edu

ns-1828.awsdns-36.co.uk 300
NS

bridgewater.edu

ns-201.awsdns-25.com 300

Language and encoding

Good result

Language

N/A  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 Bridgewater.edu can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Unfortunately we cannot identify language used on the page (probably there is a mix of languages, too little text or something else) and no language is claimed in <html> or <meta> tags either. Our system also found out that Bridgewater.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.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Bridgewater.edu 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 97.6% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Bridgewater.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

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

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