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choate.edu: Choate Rosemary Hall | Private Boarding & Day School

An independent boarding and day school in Wallingford, CT for talented students in grades 9 through postgraduate. Students discover and define their unique selves with endless opportunities for explor...

Page load speed analysis

  • 48/100

    Normal result
  • 4

    Successful tests
  • 4

    Failed tests
  • First response

    97 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2 sec

  • Page rendered

    287 ms

  • Total page load time

    2.4 sec

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We analyzed Choate.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 97 ms and then it took 2.3 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.

Page optimization

  • HTML 37.8 kB
    Images 1.2 MB
    Javascripts 564.3 kB
    CSS 254.3 kB

    In fact, the total size of Choate.edu main page is 2.0 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. Images take 1.2 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 37.8 kB
    • After minification 34.3 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. 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 29.0 kB or 77% of the original size.

    • Original 1.2 MB
    • After optimization 1.2 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. Choate images are well optimized though.

    • Original 564.3 kB
    • After minification 517.2 kB
    • After compression 152.6 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 411.7 kB or 73% of the original size.

    • Original 254.3 kB
    • After minification 191.5 kB
    • After compression 35.3 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. Choate.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 219.0 kB or 86% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • choate.edu
  • index.cfm
  • styles.cfm
  • ss.css
  • jquery.min.js
  • fs_global.js
  • jquery.fsBreakly.js
  • blog.js
  • news.css
  • calendar.css
  • container.css
  • container-skin.css
  • structure.css
  • displaybanner.css.cfm
  • jquery.ui.1.8rc3.css
  • main.css
  • jquery.touchSwipe.min.js
  • carouFredSel.js
  • fsButtons.min.js
  • shrink-to-btn.js
  • flickrLoader.js
  • matchMedia.js
  • global_vars.js
  • custom.css
  • jquery.ui.min.js
  • flash_headers.js
  • ga.js
  • 1886.full.jpg
  • pinned.gif
  • 1876.full.jpg
  • bottomBG.png
  • topBG.png
  • menuIcon.png
  • yellowBG.png
  • searchIcon.png
  • topPortalBtn.png
  • darkBlueBG.png
  • homeLogo.png
  • mobileLogo.png
  • bgPinstripes.png
  • loginIcon.png
  • bottomLogo.png
  • twitter.png
  • twitter_on.png
  • facebook.png
  • facebook_on.png
  • youtube.png
  • youtube_on.png
  • instagram.png
  • instagram_on.png
  • pinterest.png
  • pinterest_on.png
  • sounderBG.png
  • aller_rg-webfont.woff
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  • texgyreschola-regular-webfont.woff
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  • texgyreschola-italic-webfont.woff
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  • black_jack-webfont.woff
  • icomoon.woff
  • ui-bg_flat_75_ffffff_40x100.png
  • ui-icons_222222_256x240.png
  • poweredBy.svg
  • __utm.gif
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  • nr-852.min.js

Our browser made a total of 74 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 64% of them (47 requests) were addressed to the original Choate.edu, 15% (11 requests) were made to Securejs.finalsite.com and 7% (5 requests) were made to Farm6.staticflickr.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (985 ms) belongs to the original domain Choate.edu.

Additional info on choate.edu

Requests

The browser has sent 63 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Choate. 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 from 11 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

16

Javascripts

36

Images

11

CSS

63

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

29

Images

1

CSS

32

Optimized

31

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.choate.edu/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Choate.edu uses IP address which is currently shared with 4 other domains. 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.

Poor result

IP Trace

choate.edu

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104.17.67.73

104.17.68.73

104.17.69.73

104.17.70.73

104.17.71.73

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

choate.edu

104.17.71.73 3600
NS

choate.edu

ns2.cen.ct.gov 3600
NS

choate.edu

ns1.cen.ct.gov 3600
SOA

choate.edu

3600 Mname: ns1.cen.ct.gov
Rname: cen.po.state.ct.us
Serial: 2015111269
Refresh: 3600
Retry: 1800
Expire: 2592000
Minimum-ttl: 900
MX

choate.edu

choate-edu.mail.protection.outlook.com 3600 Pri: 10

Language and encoding

Poor result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

N/A  language flag

Claimed

Encoding

ISO-8859-1

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Choate.edu 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 Choate.edu main page’s claimed encoding is iso-8859-1. Changing it to UTF-8 can be a good choice, as this format is commonly used for encoding all over the web and thus their visitors won’t have any troubles with symbol transcription or reading.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Choate.edu 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 63.1% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Choate.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 Choate. 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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