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apply-undergrad.rpi.edu: Undergraduate Admissions | Admissions

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is America's oldest technological research university, offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in engineering, the sciences, IT & web science, architecture...

Page load speed analysis

  • 44/100

    Normal result
  • 3

    Successful tests
  • 5

    Failed tests
  • First response

    1.5 sec

  • Resources loaded

    2.7 sec

  • Page rendered

    418 ms

  • Total page load time

    4.7 sec

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We analyzed Apply-undergrad.rpi.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 1.5 sec and then it took 3.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 50% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 40.3 kB
    Images 270.6 kB
    Javascripts 359.5 kB
    CSS 259.9 kB

    In fact, the total size of Apply-undergrad.rpi.edu main page is 930.2 kB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 80% of websites need less resources to load and that’s why Accessify’s recommendations for optimization and resource minification can be helpful for this project. Javascripts take 359.5 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 40.3 kB
    • After minification 40.3 kB
    • After compression 7.0 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 33.3 kB or 83% of the original size.

    • Original 270.6 kB
    • After optimization 260.0 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. Apply Undergrad Rpi images are well optimized though.

    • Original 359.5 kB
    • After minification 358.8 kB
    • After compression 124.6 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 234.9 kB or 65% of the original size.

    • Original 259.9 kB
    • After minification 256.3 kB
    • After compression 44.2 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. Apply-undergrad.rpi.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 215.7 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 89 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 1% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Apply-undergrad.rpi.edu, 70% (62 requests) were made to Admissions.rpi.edu and 13% (12 requests) were made to . The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.5 sec) belongs to the original domain Apply-undergrad.rpi.edu.

Additional info on apply-undergrad.rpi.edu

Requests

The browser has sent 73 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Apply Undergrad Rpi. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 9 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 7 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

9

Javascripts

56

Images

7

CSS

1

AJAX

73

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

56

Images

1

CSS

1

AJAX

14

Optimized

59

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://admissions.rpi.edu/undergraduate/index.html before it reached this domain.

IP address

Apply-undergrad.rpi.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

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34.198.122.35

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

cluster.technolutions.net

34.198.122.35 79684
CNAME

apply-undergrad.rpi.edu

cluster.technolutions.net 300
CAA

cluster.technolutions.net

86400 Flags: 0
Tag: issue
Value: letsencrypt.org

Language and encoding

Poor result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

N/A  language flag

Claimed

Encoding

ISO-8859-1

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Apply-undergrad.rpi.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 Apply-undergrad.rpi.edu main page’s claimed encoding is iso-8859-1. Changing it to UTF-8 can be a good choice, as this format is commonly used for encoding all over the web and thus their visitors won’t have any troubles with symbol transcription or reading.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Apply-undergrad.rpi.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 49% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Apply-undergrad.rpi.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 Apply Undergrad Rpi. 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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