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duke2015.istart.org: startupcompete.co - Participate in the 18th Annual Duke Startup Challenge - 2016-2017

Notice: This is the old site - please go to the 2017-2018 site using the link below! http://duke2018.startupcompete.co

Page load speed analysis

  • 60/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    109 ms

  • Resources loaded

    4.7 sec

  • Page rendered

    220 ms

  • Total page load time

    5.1 sec

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We analyzed Duke2015.istart.org page load time and found that the first response time was 109 ms and then it took 5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 70% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 30.0 kB
    Images 46.8 kB
    Javascripts 912.5 kB
    CSS 187.4 kB

    In fact, the total size of Duke2015.istart.org main page is 1.2 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. 65% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 912.5 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 30.0 kB
    • After minification 27.8 kB
    • After compression 8.0 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 22.0 kB or 73% of the original size.

    • Original 46.8 kB
    • After optimization 42.6 kB

    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. Duke 2015 Istart images are well optimized though.

    • Original 912.5 kB
    • After minification 893.7 kB
    • After compression 251.5 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 661.1 kB or 72% of the original size.

    • Original 187.4 kB
    • After minification 146.1 kB
    • After compression 27.8 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. Duke2015.istart.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 159.6 kB or 85% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • duke2015.istart.org
  • duke2016.istart.org
  • duke2016.startupcompete.co
  • jquery.min.js
  • jquery-ui.min.js
  • buttons.js
  • global.js
  • jquery.lightbox.css
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  • jquery.browser.min.js
  • hoverIntent.js
  • superfish.js
  • jquery.bgiframe.min.js
  • supersubs.js
  • jquery.tipsy.js
  • jquery.lightbox.min.js
  • jquery.expander.min.js
  • base.css
  • style.css
  • login-dialog.js
  • dojo.js
  • mixpanel-2-latest.min.js
  • hotjar-125313.js
  • top-bar-grad.png
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  • attn-orange-3.png
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  • logo-top.png
  • kauffman.png
  • widgets.js
  • subfooter.png
  • ga.js
  • modules-043c1e6abe660c48857202e419ff9d8a.js
  • all.js
  • tundra.css
  • __utm.gif
  • __utm.gif
  • getAllAppDefault.esi
  • timeline.d11f7a3b3287fb94220e8ee6d03cc772.js
  • xd_arbiter.php
  • xd_arbiter.php
  • ping
  • print.css
  • syndication
  • 534459105176334336
  • timeline.47ab5d19e8ed22531abcf4f86f3ae53a.light.ltr.css
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  • DSC-Logo-800-box_normal.gif
  • jot

Our browser made a total of 53 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 2% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Duke2015.istart.org, 43% (23 requests) were made to Startupcompete.co and 8% (4 requests) were made to Platform.twitter.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2.8 sec) relates to the external source Wd-edge.sharethis.com.

Additional info on duke2015.istart.org

Requests

The browser has sent 50 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Duke 2015 Istart. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 23 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 8 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

23

Javascripts

15

Images

8

CSS

4

AJAX

50

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

7

Images

1

CSS

4

AJAX

37

Optimized

13

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser reached this domain in two steps. The first redirect led to http://duke2015.startupcompete.co/, then it was forwarded to http://duke2016.startupcompete.co/, and finally we managed to open this domain. We strongly recommend that the redirects should be reduced, as the more redirects a site has, the slower it loads.

IP address

Duke2015.istart.org 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

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DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
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duke2015.istart.org

74.208.74.73 60

Language and encoding

Normal result

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 Duke2015.istart.org 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 Duke2015.istart.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.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Duke2015.istart.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 45.9% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Duke2015.istart.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

Good result

Social Sharing Optimization

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