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Inicio | FlacsoAndes

Page Load Speed

4.4 sec in total

First Response

101 ms

Resources Loaded

4.1 sec

Page Rendered

200 ms screenshot

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Biblioteca Digital de Vanguardia para la Investigación en Ciencias Sociales REGIÓN ANDINA Y AMÉRICA LATINA


Key Findings

We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 101 ms and then it took 4.3 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 65% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics performance score


Network Requests Diagram

101 ms

2411 ms


148 ms


83 ms


95 ms

Our browser made a total of 92 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 86% of them (79 requests) were addressed to the original, 4% (4 requests) were made to and 3% (3 requests) were made to The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2.4 sec) belongs to the original domain

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 954.0 kB (53%)

Content Size

1.8 MB

After Optimization

861.8 kB

In fact, the total size of main page is 1.8 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. 55% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 774.9 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization


Potential reduce by 151.4 kB

  • Original 192.1 kB
  • After minification 169.9 kB
  • After compression 40.7 kB

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 22.2 kB, which is 12% 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 151.4 kB or 79% of the original size.

Image Optimization


Potential reduce by 42.8 kB

  • Original 569.3 kB
  • After minification 526.4 kB

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. Flacso Andes images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization


Potential reduce by 521.4 kB

  • Original 774.9 kB
  • After minification 771.4 kB
  • After compression 253.5 kB

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 521.4 kB or 67% of the original size.

CSS Optimization


Potential reduce by 238.4 kB

  • Original 279.6 kB
  • After minification 279.2 kB
  • After compression 41.2 kB

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. needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 238.4 kB or 85% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 17 (20%)

Requests Now


After Optimization


The browser has sent 86 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Flacso Andes. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 12 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

SEO Factors SEO score


Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected


  • Language Claimed


  • Encoding


Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that Spanish is used on the page, and it does not match the claimed English language. Our system also found out that 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.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of Flacso Andes. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: