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work.colum.edu: School of Media Arts | Columbia College Chicago

Page load speed analysis

  • 62/100

    Normal result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    128 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1.6 sec

  • Page rendered

    106 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.8 sec

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We analyzed Work.colum.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 128 ms and then it took 1.7 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 30% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 169.5 kB
    Images 2.0 MB
    Javascripts 588.8 kB
    CSS 670.6 kB

    In fact, the total size of Work.colum.edu main page is 3.4 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. 80% 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 2.0 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 169.5 kB
    • After minification 124.1 kB
    • After compression 21.9 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 45.5 kB, which is 27% 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 147.6 kB or 87% of the original size.

    • Original 2.0 MB
    • After optimization 1.9 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. Work Colum images are well optimized though.

    • Original 588.8 kB
    • After minification 542.0 kB
    • After compression 159.3 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 429.5 kB or 73% of the original size.

    • Original 670.6 kB
    • After minification 666.1 kB
    • After compression 86.5 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. Work.colum.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 584.1 kB or 87% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • www.colum.edu
  • webtype.css
  • app.css
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Our browser made a total of 71 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 0% of them (0 request) were addressed to the original Work.colum.edu, 38% (27 requests) were made to Colum.edu and 4% (3 requests) were made to Colum.formstack.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (703 ms) relates to the external source Colum.edu.

Additional info on work.colum.edu

Requests

The browser has sent 67 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Work Colum. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 29 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 13 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

29

Javascripts

22

Images

13

CSS

3

AJAX

67

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

17

Images

1

CSS

3

AJAX

45

Optimized

22

All

Normal result

IP address

Work.colum.edu uses IP address which is currently shared with 2 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.

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IP Trace

work.colum.edu

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199.168.239.125

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

work.colum.edu

199.168.239.125 86400

Language and encoding

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Language

EN en 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 Work.colum.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 Work.colum.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

Work.colum.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 63.3% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Work.colum.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.

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Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

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