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mus.edu: Montana Public Colleges, Universities and Community Colleges | Montana University System

The Montana University System is comprised of sixteen institutions: two flagship universities, four regional universities, and ten two-year colleges. The MUS serves 46,000 students and employs over ...

Page load speed analysis

  • 54/100

    Normal result
  • 3

    Successful tests
  • 5

    Failed tests
  • First response

    282 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1.4 sec

  • Page rendered

    229 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.9 sec

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We analyzed Mus.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 282 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 11.8 kB
    Images 270.4 kB
    Javascripts 913.4 kB
    CSS 132.5 kB

    In fact, the total size of Mus.edu main page is 1.3 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. 40% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 913.4 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 11.8 kB
    • After minification 9.6 kB
    • After compression 3.3 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 2.2 kB, which is 18% 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 8.5 kB or 72% of the original size.

    • Original 270.4 kB
    • After optimization 263.3 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. Mus images are well optimized though.

    • Original 913.4 kB
    • After minification 787.0 kB
    • After compression 224.5 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 688.9 kB or 75% of the original size.

    • Original 132.5 kB
    • After minification 128.4 kB
    • After compression 15.6 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. Mus.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 116.9 kB or 88% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • mus.edu
  • mootools-1.2-core.js
  • mootools-1.2-more.js
  • maingallery.js
  • scrollbox.js
  • style-home.css
  • ga.js
  • background.jpg
  • Twitter.png
  • facebook.png
  • mus-logo.png
  • navbar-background.png
  • MUS-Research-Initiative.gif
  • dualcredit3.gif
  • scrollbox-background.png
  • choosepath-background3.jpg
  • choosepath-tab-background.jpg
  • buttongrey.jpg
  • boz.jpg
  • 66340512
  • __utm.gif
  • player.js
  • player.css
  • ga.js
  • vuid.min.js
  • proxy.html
  • 437715589.jpg
  • __utm.gif

Our browser made a total of 28 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 64% of them (18 requests) were addressed to the original Mus.edu, 14% (4 requests) were made to F.vimeocdn.com and 7% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (629 ms) belongs to the original domain Mus.edu.

Additional info on mus.edu

Requests

The browser has sent 27 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Mus. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 8 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

8

Javascripts

15

Images

2

CSS

2

AJAX

27

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

15

Images

2

CSS

2

AJAX

7

Optimized

20

All

Normal result

IP address

Mus.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

mus.edu

montana.edu

msuextension.org

coe.montana.edu

animalrangeextension.montana.edu

153.90.2.81

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

mus.edu

153.90.2.81 293
NS

mus.edu

cudess2.umt.edu 300
NS

mus.edu

ens-o1.umt.edu 300
NS

mus.edu

cudess1.umt.edu 300
SOA

mus.edu

300 Mname: cudess1.umt.edu
Rname: dns-admin.umontana.edu
Serial: 2020050701
Refresh: 21600
Retry: 3600
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 3600

Language and encoding

Good result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

EN en language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Mus.edu can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and it matches the claimed language. Our system also found out that Mus.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

Mus.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 80.1% of all visits is India. It lies approximately 7880 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 Mus.edu page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to India or just closer to the user base.

Poor result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

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