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ryerson.ca: Ryerson University Home - Ryerson University

Ryerson University is at the intersection of mind and action. What our students learn in the classroom is enhanced by real-world knowledge and experience. We champion diversity, entrepreneurship and i...

Page load speed analysis

  • 57/100

    Normal result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    143 ms

  • Resources loaded

    10.4 sec

  • Page rendered

    12.5 sec

  • Total page load time

    23 sec

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We analyzed Ryerson.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 143 ms and then it took 22.9 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is an excellent result, as only a small number of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 35.4 kB
    Images 1.7 MB
    Javascripts 1.0 MB
    CSS 414.5 kB

    In fact, the total size of Ryerson.ca main page is 3.2 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. 75% 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. Images take 1.7 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 35.4 kB
    • After minification 26.5 kB
    • After compression 6.1 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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 9.0 kB, which is 25% 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 29.3 kB or 83% of the original size.

    • Original 1.7 MB
    • After optimization 1.7 MB

    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. Ryerson images are well optimized though.

    • Original 1.0 MB
    • After minification 1.0 MB
    • After compression 313.9 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 724.9 kB or 70% of the original size.

    • Original 414.5 kB
    • After minification 408.0 kB
    • After compression 64.4 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. Ryerson.ca needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 350.1 kB or 84% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • ryerson.ca
  • www.ryerson.ca
  • gtm.js
  • clientlib-all.min.ef4090ea36c2ccc8741c318877379abf.css
  • clientlib-all.min.7f97e1b2c0cc009253a6982f5b7f9d1f.js
  • js
  • logo.png
  • Ryerson-welcome-Fall-2017.jpg
  • banner-guinness-world-record-cowbell.jpg
  • Ryerson-University-pma-programs-nutrition-lab.jpg
  • close.png
  • loading.gif
  • prev.png
  • next.png
  • lineto-replica-regular.woff
  • lineto-replica-bold.woff
  • fontawesome-webfont.woff
  • alerts.json
  • resnewsstack.data.1.json
  • reseventstack.data.1.json
  • loading.gif
  • 02-Syria-BBQ.jpg
  • 1-move-in-day.jpg
  • your-neighbour-rt.jpg
  • Four-Fifty-Five.jpg

Our browser made a total of 25 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 92% of them (23 requests) were addressed to the original Ryerson.ca, 4% (1 request) were made to Googletagmanager.com and 4% (1 request) were made to Maps.googleapis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (6.9 sec) relates to the external source Maps.googleapis.com.

Additional info on ryerson.ca

Requests

The browser has sent 20 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Ryerson. According to our analytics all requests are already optimized.

3

Javascripts

13

Images

1

CSS

3

AJAX

20

All

Possible request optimization

3

Javascripts

13

Images

1

CSS

3

AJAX

0

Optimized

20

All

Good result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.ryerson.ca/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Ryerson.ca uses IP address which is currently shared with 1 other domain. 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.

Normal result

IP Trace

ryerson.ca

semiprodint.ryerson.ca

141.117.126.20

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

ryerson.ca

141.117.126.20 300
NS

ryerson.ca

ns1.d-zone.ca 300
NS

ryerson.ca

ns2.d-zone.ca 300
SOA

ryerson.ca

300 Mname: extns1.ryerson.ca
Rname: noc.ryerson.ca
Serial: 2012042788
Refresh: 10800
Retry: 3600
Expire: 2419200
Minimum-ttl: 900
MX

ryerson.ca

rscan.ryerson.ca 300 Pri: 5

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 Ryerson.ca 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 Ryerson.ca 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

Ryerson.ca 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 78.2% of all visits is Canada. It’s good for Ryerson.ca that their server is also located in Canada, 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 Ryerson. 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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