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ncirl.ie: National College of Ireland | Award-Winning Dublin College

Third-level college based in the IFSC area of Dublin city offering undergraduate and postgraduate courses in business, computing, psychology & education.

Page load speed analysis

  • 56/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    357 ms

  • Resources loaded

    3.8 sec

  • Page rendered

    231 ms

  • Total page load time

    4.4 sec

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We analyzed Ncirl.ie page load time and found that the first response time was 357 ms and then it took 4.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 60% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 142.3 kB
    Images 175.9 kB
    Javascripts 2.4 MB
    CSS 563.7 kB

    In fact, the total size of Ncirl.ie main page is 3.3 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. 70% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 2.4 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 142.3 kB
    • After minification 133.1 kB
    • After compression 38.0 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 104.4 kB or 73% of the original size.

    • Original 175.9 kB
    • After optimization 154.8 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. Obviously, Ncirl needs image optimization as it can save up to 21.1 kB or 12% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 2.4 MB
    • After minification 1.8 MB
    • After compression 539.2 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 1.9 MB or 78% of the original size.

    • Original 563.7 kB
    • After minification 462.9 kB
    • After compression 86.2 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. Ncirl.ie needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 477.4 kB or 85% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • ncirl.ie
  • www.ncirl.ie
  • minimalist.css
  • base.css
  • default.css
  • ie.css
  • module.css
  • SearchSkinObjectPreview.css
  • skin.css
  • container.css
  • portal.css
  • sirius.css
  • NewsOne.css
  • Enquiry.css
  • CourseSearch.css
  • jquery.fancybox.css
  • jquery.js
  • jquery-migrate.js
  • jquery-ui.js
  • jquery.fitvids.js
  • embed.js
  • SmartFeed.css
  • Mega2DNN.css
  • eds1.8.2.js
  • WebResource.axd
  • WebResource.axd
  • Mega2DNN.js
  • jquery.mousewheel.min.js
  • jquery.tinyscrollbar.js
  • plusone.js
  • flowplayer.min.js
  • jquery.chameleonSlider.min.js
  • WebResource.axd
  • ScriptResource.axd
  • ScriptResource.axd
  • WebResource.axd
  • WebResource.axd
  • WebResource.axd
  • dnn.js
  • current.js
  • conversion.js
  • _CookiePolicy.css
  • settings.css
  • jquery.fancybox.css
  • jquery.fancybox-thumbs.css
  • jquery.fancybox-buttons.css
  • dnn.modalpopup.js
  • SearchSkinObjectPreview.js
  • knockout.js
  • dnn.servicesframework.js
  • dnn.servicesframework.js
  • NCIClient.js
  • dnncore.js
  • NCIEnquiry.js
  • jquery.fancybox.pack.js
  • knockout.js
  • moment.min.js
  • json2.js
  • jquery.fancybox.js
  • jquery.mousewheel-3.0.6.pack.js
  • jquery.fancybox-media.js
  • jquery.fancybox-thumbs.js
  • jquery.fancybox-buttons.js
  • skin.js
  • initWidgets.js
  • gtm.js
  • activityi;src=2771193;type=nci-h473;cat=nciho030;ord=9230879559181.63
  • nciLogo.png
  • loading.gif
  • dc.js
  • hoverIntent.js
  • __utm.gif
  • analytics.js
  • conversion_async.js
  • 457020.js
  • activityi;src=4905572;type=journ0;cat=omd_n0;ord=261367715895;~oref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ncirl.ie%2F
  • collect
  • collect
  • pixel
  • fbds.js
  • cb=gapi.loaded_0
  • shadow.png
  • sprite.png
  • zhcz-_WihjSQC0oHJ9TCYBsxEYwM7FgeyaSgU71cLG0.woff
  • shadow.png
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  • homepattern.png
  • mx466fsxfR1AA3OwUm3waQ.woff
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  • sprite.png
  • www-embed-player-vflZsBgOl.css
  • www-embed-player.js
  • 9a65f919-e8f9-42c0-a7dd-8cd452a59f80
  • widgets.js
  • all.js
  • DotNetNukeAjaxShared.js
  • GetDefaultCourses
  • ChameleonData.ashx
  • loading_white_bg.gif
  • loading_dark_bg.gif
  • widgets.js
  • 6BOEML_YqI6cKINK5dmh8ZufcXg7sBa4jeB-I9gQ0xI.js
  • ad_status.js
  • sprite.png
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  • __ptq.gif
  • xd_arbiter.php
  • __ptq.gif
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Our browser made a total of 118 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 69% of them (81 requests) were addressed to the original Ncirl.ie, 3% (3 requests) were made to Stats.g.doubleclick.net and 3% (3 requests) were made to Track.hubspot.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.2 sec) belongs to the original domain Ncirl.ie.

Additional info on ncirl.ie

Requests

The browser has sent 112 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Ncirl. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 56 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 23 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

56

Javascripts

24

Images

23

CSS

9

AJAX

112

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

14

Images

1

CSS

9

AJAX

87

Optimized

25

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to https://www.ncirl.ie/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

This IP address is dedicated to Ncirl.ie. This is the best domain hosting practice .

Normal result

IP Trace

ncirl.ie

78.153.205.252

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

ncirl.ie

78.153.205.252 3600
NS

ncirl.ie

ns3-02.azure-dns.org 3600
NS

ncirl.ie

ns4-02.azure-dns.info 3600
NS

ncirl.ie

ns1-02.azure-dns.com 3600
NS

ncirl.ie

ns2-02.azure-dns.net 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 Ncirl.ie 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 Ncirl.ie 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

Ncirl.ie 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 47.4% of all visits is India. It lies approximately 4880 miles away from the server location (Ireland) 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 Ncirl.ie 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 Ncirl. 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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