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dip.sun.ac.za: Applied Mathematics | Stellenbosch University

Applied Mathematics at Stellenbosch University

Page load speed analysis

  • 62/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    808 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1.9 sec

  • Page rendered

    169 ms

  • Total page load time

    2.9 sec

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We analyzed Dip.sun.ac.za page load time and found that the first response time was 808 ms 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 17.2 kB
    Images 40.3 kB
    Javascripts 0 B
    CSS 10.9 kB

    In fact, the total size of Dip.sun.ac.za main page is 68.4 kB. This result falls within a vast category (top 1 000 000) of heavyweight, probably not optimized, and thus slow loading web pages. Only 5% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 40.3 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 17.2 kB
    • After minification 7.4 kB
    • After compression 2.1 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 9.8 kB, which is 57% 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 15.1 kB or 88% of the original size.

    • Original 40.3 kB
    • After optimization 34.0 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. Obviously, Dip Sun needs image optimization as it can save up to 6.3 kB or 16% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 10.9 kB
    • After minification 8.0 kB
    • After compression 1.9 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. Dip.sun.ac.za needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 9.0 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • dip.sun.ac.za
  • index.html
  • design.css
  • us_logo_small.jpg
  • abacus5b.jpg
  • abacus5.jpg

Our browser made a total of 6 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that all of those requests were addressed to Dip.sun.ac.za and no external sources were called. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (808 ms) belongs to the original domain Dip.sun.ac.za.

Additional info on dip.sun.ac.za

Requests

The browser has sent 4 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Dip Sun. According to our analytics all requests are already optimized.

3

Images

1

CSS

4

All

Possible request optimization

3

Images

1

CSS

0

Optimized

4

All

Good result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://dip.sun.ac.za/new_webpage/index.html before it reached this domain.

IP address

This IP address is dedicated to Dip.sun.ac.za. This is the best domain hosting practice .

Normal result

IP Trace

dip.sun.ac.za

146.232.146.240

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

dip.sun.ac.za

146.232.146.240 86400
MX

dip.sun.ac.za

mail1.sun.ac.za 86400 Pri: 10
MX

dip.sun.ac.za

mail2.sun.ac.za 86400 Pri: 10
MX

dip.sun.ac.za

mail3.sun.ac.za 86400 Pri: 10

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 Dip.sun.ac.za 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 Dip.sun.ac.za 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

Dip.sun.ac.za 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 70.4% of all visits is South Africa. It’s good for Dip.sun.ac.za that their server is also located in South Africa, 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 Dip Sun. 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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