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Each year, the Common App goes offline to prepare for the launch of the new application. The 2021-2022 application will launch on August 1, 2021.

Page load speed analysis

  • 82/100

    Good result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    14 ms

  • Resources loaded

    500 ms

  • Page rendered

    526 ms

  • Total page load time

    1 sec

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We analyzed Commonapp.org page load time and found that the first response time was 14 ms and then it took 1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 15% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 149.3 kB
    Images 6.2 MB
    Javascripts 1.2 MB
    CSS 819.8 kB

    In fact, the total size of Commonapp.org main page is 8.3 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. 85% 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 6.2 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 149.3 kB
    • After minification 147.3 kB
    • After compression 35.0 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 114.3 kB or 77% of the original size.

    • Original 6.2 MB
    • After optimization 3.0 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. Obviously, Common App needs image optimization as it can save up to 3.1 MB or 51% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 1.2 MB
    • After minification 1.1 MB
    • After compression 358.4 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 819.3 kB or 70% of the original size.

    • Original 819.8 kB
    • After minification 808.4 kB
    • After compression 79.7 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. Commonapp.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 740.1 kB or 90% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 59 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 78% of them (46 requests) were addressed to the original Commonapp.org, 10% (6 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com and 5% (3 requests) were made to S7.addthis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (275 ms) belongs to the original domain Commonapp.org.

Additional info on commonapp.org

Requests

The browser has sent 51 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Common App. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 21 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

21

Javascripts

22

Images

6

CSS

2

AJAX

51

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

22

Images

1

CSS

2

AJAX

25

Optimized

26

All

Normal result

Redirects

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

IP address

Commonapp.org uses IP addresses which are currently shared with 16 other domains. The more sites share the same stack of IP addresses, 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

commonapp.org

seniorsforliving.com

canon.com

ushmm.org

pirelli.com

13.249.38.41

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

commonapp.org

13.32.208.23 60
A

commonapp.org

13.32.208.109 60
A

commonapp.org

13.32.208.111 60
A

commonapp.org

13.32.208.16 60
NS

commonapp.org

ns-1882.awsdns-43.co.uk 300

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Commonapp.org 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 80.2% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Commonapp.org 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 Common App. 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:

commonapp.org

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 Commonapp.org 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 Commonapp.org 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.

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