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vpit.rice.edu: VPIT | | Rice University

Page load speed analysis

  • 70/100

    Good result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    1.4 sec

  • Resources loaded

    1.9 sec

  • Page rendered

    147 ms

  • Total page load time

    3.5 sec

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We analyzed Vpit.rice.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 1.4 sec and then it took 2.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 35% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 24.1 kB
    Images 43.2 kB
    Javascripts 43.1 kB
    CSS 19.9 kB

    In fact, the total size of Vpit.rice.edu main page is 130.3 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. 30% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 43.2 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 24.1 kB
    • After minification 22.2 kB
    • After compression 6.3 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 17.9 kB or 74% of the original size.

    • Original 43.2 kB
    • After optimization 43.2 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. VPIT Rice images are well optimized though.

    • Original 43.1 kB
    • After minification 43.1 kB
    • After compression 16.0 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 27.1 kB or 63% of the original size.

    • Original 19.9 kB
    • After minification 16.8 kB
    • After compression 3.6 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. Vpit.rice.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 16.3 kB or 82% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • vpit.rice.edu
  • ektron.stylesheet.ashx
  • ektron.javascript.ashx
  • reset.css
  • text.css
  • 960.css
  • style_vpit.css
  • jquery123pack.js
  • logo_rice3.gif
  • btn_go.gif
  • bg_nav.jpg
  • btn_mainnav_div.gif
  • btn_mainnav_end.gif
  • vpit2.jpg
  • bg_headerbar_repeat.gif
  • bg_content_bottom.gif
  • bg_ugsubmenu_on.gif
  • bg_roundedmenu01.gif
  • widgets.js
  • ga.js
  • timeline.d11f7a3b3287fb94220e8ee6d03cc772.js
  • __utm.gif
  • syndication
  • 388039260642619392

Our browser made a total of 25 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 76% of them (19 requests) were addressed to the original Vpit.rice.edu, 8% (2 requests) were made to Platform.twitter.com and 8% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.4 sec) belongs to the original domain Vpit.rice.edu.

Additional info on vpit.rice.edu

Requests

The browser has sent 22 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of VPIT Rice. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 5 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 5 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

5

Javascripts

12

Images

5

CSS

22

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

7

Images

1

CSS

13

Optimized

9

All

Good result

IP address

Vpit.rice.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

vpit.rice.edu

clic.rice.edu

safa.rice.edu

kortum.rice.edu

ibb.rice.edu

52.202.239.102

54.237.105.119

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

enterprise-g1-468-2139661931.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com

54.237.105.119 60
A

enterprise-g1-468-2139661931.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com

52.202.239.102 60
CNAME

vpit.rice.edu

vpitgroup.riceedu.acsitefactory.com 60

Language and encoding

Good result

Language

N/A  language flag

Detected

N/A  language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Vpit.rice.edu can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Unfortunately we cannot identify language used on the page (probably there is a mix of languages, too little text or something else) and no language is claimed in <html> or <meta> tags either. Our system also found out that Vpit.rice.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

Vpit.rice.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 66.6% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Vpit.rice.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 VPIT Rice. 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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