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plato.stanford.edu: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Page load speed analysis

  • 57/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    504 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2.8 sec

  • Page rendered

    146 ms

  • Total page load time

    3.4 sec

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We analyzed Plato.stanford.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 504 ms and then it took 2.9 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 50% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 11.7 kB
    Images 24.9 kB
    Javascripts 148.6 kB
    CSS 194.2 kB

    In fact, the total size of Plato.stanford.edu main page is 379.4 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. CSS take 194.2 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 11.7 kB
    • After minification 9.4 kB
    • After compression 2.8 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 2.4 kB, which is 20% 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 8.9 kB or 76% of the original size.

    • Original 24.9 kB
    • After optimization 21.6 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, Plato Stanford needs image optimization as it can save up to 3.3 kB or 13% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 148.6 kB
    • After minification 148.4 kB
    • After compression 51.8 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 96.7 kB or 65% of the original size.

    • Original 194.2 kB
    • After minification 180.2 kB
    • After compression 33.5 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. Plato.stanford.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 160.7 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • plato.stanford.edu
  • css
  • bootstrap.min.css
  • bootstrap-responsive.min.css
  • font-awesome.min.css
  • style.css
  • entry.css
  • jquery-1.9.1.min.js
  • bootstrap.min.js
  • sep.js
  • sep-btn-swap.js
  • sep-shadow2.png
  • sep-man-red.png
  • list-bullet.png
  • SU_csli.png
  • sep-shadow.png
  • flags.png
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  • fontawesome-webfont.woff
  • analytics.js
  • collect
  • print.css

Our browser made a total of 25 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 72% of them (18 requests) were addressed to the original Plato.stanford.edu, 16% (4 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.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 Plato.stanford.edu.

Additional info on plato.stanford.edu

Requests

The browser has sent 19 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Plato 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 5 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 7 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

5

Javascripts

7

Images

7

CSS

19

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

7

Images

1

CSS

10

Optimized

9

All

Good result

IP address

This IP address is dedicated to Plato.stanford.edu. This is the best domain hosting practice .

Normal result

IP Trace

plato.stanford.edu

171.67.193.20

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

plato.stanford.edu

171.67.193.20 297
MX

plato.stanford.edu

plato.stanford.edu 300 Pri: 10

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

EN en 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 Plato.stanford.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 Plato.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

Plato.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 41.1% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Plato.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

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Plato Stanford. 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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