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knight.stanford.edu: JSK – John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships

The John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford foster journalistic innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership. Each year, we give twenty outstanding individuals from around the world the resou...

Page load speed analysis

  • 51/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    2 sec

  • Resources loaded

    10.5 sec

  • Page rendered

    478 ms

  • Total page load time

    12.9 sec

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We analyzed Knight.stanford.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 2 sec and then it took 11 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 90% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 38.2 kB
    Images 927.3 kB
    Javascripts 293.8 kB
    CSS 45.9 kB

    In fact, the total size of Knight.stanford.edu main page is 1.3 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. 40% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 927.3 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 38.2 kB
    • After minification 35.5 kB
    • After compression 8.6 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 29.6 kB or 78% of the original size.

    • Original 927.3 kB
    • After optimization 909.7 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. Knight Stanford images are well optimized though.

    • Original 293.8 kB
    • After minification 292.5 kB
    • After compression 100.7 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 193.2 kB or 66% of the original size.

    • Original 45.9 kB
    • After minification 28.4 kB
    • After compression 6.8 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. Knight.stanford.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 39.0 kB or 85% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • knight.stanford.edu
  • jsk.stanford.edu
  • style.css
  • dqx3fbu.js
  • modernizr-2.0.6.min.js
  • featured-page-widget.css
  • jwplayer.js
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  • jquery-ui.min.js
  • plugins.js
  • script.js
  • jsk.stanford.edu
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  • ga.js
  • __utm.gif
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  • bg-body.png
  • bg-content.png
  • logo-banner.png
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  • widgets.js
  • logo-footer.png
  • stanford-seal.png
  • collect
  • jquery-1.6.2.min.js
  • jsk-means-210x130.jpg
  • timeline.d11f7a3b3287fb94220e8ee6d03cc772.js
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  • syndication
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Our browser made a total of 59 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 3% of them (2 requests) were addressed to the original Knight.stanford.edu, 71% (42 requests) were made to Jsk.stanford.edu and 7% (4 requests) were made to Use.typekit.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (6.3 sec) relates to the external source Jsk.stanford.edu.

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Requests

The browser has sent 53 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Knight Stanford. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 16 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

16

Javascripts

33

Images

3

CSS

1

AJAX

53

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

23

Images

3

CSS

1

AJAX

25

Optimized

28

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://jsk.stanford.edu/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Knight.stanford.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

knight.stanford.edu

etl.stanford.edu

epgy.stanford.edu

communication.stanford.edu

ask.stanford.edu

171.67.215.199

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

proxy-srv.stanford.edu

171.67.215.199 1800
CNAME

knight.stanford.edu

proxy-srv.stanford.edu 1800

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 Knight.stanford.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 Knight.stanford.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

Knight.stanford.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 43.3% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Knight.stanford.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

Good result

Social Sharing Optimization

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