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iu.edu: Indiana University

One of America’s leading research universities, Indiana University has campuses and medical centers located across Indiana. Our work improves lives. Our impact is global. Our vision is excellence.

Page load speed analysis

  • 9/100

    Poor result
  • 2

    Successful tests
  • 6

    Failed tests
  • First response

    80 ms

  • Resources loaded

    9.3 sec

  • Page rendered

    133 ms

  • Total page load time

    9.5 sec

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We analyzed Iu.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 80 ms and then it took 9.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 85% of websites can load faster. This domain responded with an error, which can significantly jeopardize Iu.edu rating and web reputation

Page optimization

  • HTML 28.7 kB
    Images 2.1 MB
    Javascripts 345.8 kB
    CSS 324.4 kB

    In fact, the total size of Iu.edu main page is 2.8 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. 50% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 2.1 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 28.7 kB
    • After minification 27.6 kB
    • After compression 7.1 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 21.7 kB or 75% of the original size.

    • Original 2.1 MB
    • After optimization 2.0 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. Iu images are well optimized though.

    • Original 345.8 kB
    • After minification 327.6 kB
    • After compression 108.3 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 237.6 kB or 69% of the original size.

    • Original 324.4 kB
    • After minification 276.7 kB
    • After compression 48.1 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. Iu.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 276.3 kB or 85% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • iu.edu
  • www.iu.edu
  • global.css
  • home.css
  • custom.css
  • hovermenu.js
  • jquery-1.4.2.min.js
  • scripts.js
  • slideshow.js
  • brand.css
  • search.css
  • search.js
  • site.js
  • hbjs
  • print.css
  • analytics.js
  • 02-23-16-mam-rotary-club.jpg
  • 02-24-16-fulbright.jpg
  • 02-24-16-kokomo-nursing.jpg
  • fulfilling-the-promise.jpg
  • 2015inside.jpg
  • 02-24-16-virus-spotlight.jpg
  • strategic-plan.jpg
  • iustore-iuday.jpg
  • map.gif
  • leadership.jpg
  • initiatives.jpg
  • offices-composers.jpg
  • about-2.jpg
  • trident-large.png
  • block-iu.png
  • cse.js
  • body-bg.jpg
  • home-news-title.gif
  • spotlight.png
  • featured-initiative-bg.gif
  • featured-initiatives.gif
  • campuses.gif
  • leadership.gif
  • initiatives.gif
  • offices.gif
  • about.gif
  • dropdown-top.png
  • dropdown-bg.png
  • list-bg.jpg
  • dotted-border.gif
  • dropdown-bottom.png
  • giving.gif
  • alumni.gif
  • students.gif
  • play-pause.gif
  • button.gif
  • search.png
  • benton-sans-cond-regular.woff
  • benton-sans-regular.woff
  • benton-sans-cond-bold.woff
  • georgia-pro-italic.woff
  • linkid.js
  • iui3
  • collect
  • collect
  • cse.js
  • jsapi
  • default+en.css
  • default.css
  • default+en.I.js
  • default.css
  • async-ads.js
  • google_custom_search_watermark.gif
  • small-logo.png
  • search_box_icon.png

Our browser made a total of 71 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 62% of them (44 requests) were addressed to the original Iu.edu, 11% (8 requests) were made to Google.com and 8% (6 requests) were made to Assets.iu.edu. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (8.7 sec) relates to the external source Assets.iu.edu.

Additional info on iu.edu

Requests

The browser has sent 62 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Iu. 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 from 8 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

12

Javascripts

41

Images

8

CSS

1

AJAX

62

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

25

Images

1

CSS

1

AJAX

34

Optimized

28

All

Poor result

Redirects

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

IP address

Iu.edu 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

iu.edu

indiana.edu

indianapublicmedia.org

iub.edu

iupui.edu

129.79.123.148

129.79.123.149

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

iu.edu

129.79.123.148 600
A

iu.edu

129.79.123.149 600
NS

iu.edu

dns3.iu.edu 3600
NS

iu.edu

dns2.iu.edu 3600
NS

iu.edu

dns1.iu.edu 3600

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 Iu.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 Iu.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

Iu.edu 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 58.8% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Iu.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.

Good result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

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