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news.rutgers.edu: Rutgers Today | Rutgers University

Every day, Rutgers Today brings you a stream of stories and videos from across the university.

Page load speed analysis

  • 69/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    118 ms

  • Resources loaded

    807 ms

  • Page rendered

    164 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.1 sec

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We analyzed News.rutgers.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 118 ms and then it took 971 ms to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 15% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 128.1 kB
    Images 140.5 kB
    Javascripts 763.7 kB
    CSS 395.3 kB

    In fact, the total size of News.rutgers.edu main page is 1.4 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. 60% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 763.7 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 128.1 kB
    • After minification 122.4 kB
    • After compression 30.1 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 98.0 kB or 76% of the original size.

    • Original 140.5 kB
    • After optimization 123.1 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, News Rutgers needs image optimization as it can save up to 17.4 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 763.7 kB
    • After minification 737.9 kB
    • After compression 256.9 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 506.8 kB or 66% of the original size.

    • Original 395.3 kB
    • After minification 390.8 kB
    • After compression 66.2 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. News.rutgers.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 329.1 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 57 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 54% of them (31 requests) were addressed to the original News.rutgers.edu, 21% (12 requests) were made to Static.xx.fbcdn.net and 5% (3 requests) were made to S7.addthis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (276 ms) belongs to the original domain News.rutgers.edu.

Additional info on news.rutgers.edu

Requests

The browser has sent 56 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of News Rutgers. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 18 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 14 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

18

Javascripts

21

Images

14

CSS

3

AJAX

56

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

16

Images

1

CSS

3

AJAX

35

Optimized

21

All

Normal result

IP address

News.rutgers.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

news.rutgers.edu

catalogs.rutgers.edu

revolutionary.rutgers.edu

ur.rutgers.edu

identity.rutgers.edu

128.6.42.109

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

www-new.rutgers.edu

128.6.42.109 60
CNAME

news.rutgers.edu

www-new.rutgers.edu 60

Language and encoding

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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 News.rutgers.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 News.rutgers.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

News.rutgers.edu has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.

Normal result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 77.3% of all visits is United States. It’s good for News.rutgers.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.

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Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

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