scholar.google.co.jp: Google Scholar
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. Search across a wide variety of disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions.
Page load speed analysis
Total page load time
In fact, the total size of Scholar.google.co.jp main page is 85.5 kB. This result falls within a vast category (top 1 000 000) of heavyweight, probably not optimized, and thus slow loading web pages. Only 10% of websites need less resources to load. HTML takes 55.7 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.
Original 55.7 kB
After compression 15.1 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. 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 40.6 kB or 73% of the original size.
Original 29.9 kB
After optimization 29.8 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. Scholar Google images are well optimized though.
Network requests diagram
Our browser made a total of 3 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that all of those requests were addressed to Scholar.google.co.jp and no external sources were called. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (95 ms) belongs to the original domain Scholar.google.co.jp.
Additional info on scholar.google.co.jp
Possible request optimization
Scholar.google.co.jp 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.
Language and encoding
Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Scholar.google.co.jp 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 Scholar.google.co.jp 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.
Scholar.google.co.jp has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.
Visitor World Map
Country of origin for 94.8% of all visits is Japan. It lies approximately 5240 miles away from the server location (United States) and such a long distance can negatively affect website speed, as it takes some time for data to travel back and forth between those places. That’s why one of the best ways to speed up Scholar.google.co.jp page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to Japan or just closer to the user base.
Social Sharing Optimization
Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Scholar Google. 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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