radford.edu: Radford University | Virginia | Best in the Southeast
Radford University is a coeducational, comprehensive public university in Virginia with highly diverse curricula for undergraduates and selected graduate programs.
Page load speed analysis
Total page load time
In fact, the total size of Radford.edu main page is 115 B. This result falls within the top 5000 of lightweight and thus fast loading web pages. Only a small number of websites need less resources to load. HTML takes 115 B which makes up the majority of the site volume.
Original 115 B
After compression 102 B
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 13 B or 11% of the original size.
Network requests diagram
Our browser made a total of 1 request to load all elements on the main page. We found that all of those requests were addressed to Radford.edu and no external sources were called. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (62 ms) belongs to the original domain Radford.edu.
Additional info on radford.edu
Radford.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.
Language and encoding
Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Radford.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 Radford.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.
Radford.edu has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.
Visitor World Map
Country of origin for 47.1% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Radford.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.
Social Sharing Optimization
Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Radford. 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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