Report Summary

  • 24

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    44% of other websites

  • 100

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 97% of websites

  • 92

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    82% of websites

  • 92

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    75% of websites

sandiego.edu

University of San Diego

Page Load Speed

3.7 sec in total

First Response

180 ms

Resources Loaded

3.3 sec

Page Rendered

269 ms

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About Website

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Key Findings

We analyzed Sandiego.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 180 ms and then it took 3.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 55% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

sandiego.edu performance score

24

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.4 s

39/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value8.1 s

2/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value7.9 s

23/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value1,640 ms

12/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.113

86/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value15.0 s

7/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

sandiego.edu

180 ms

www.sandiego.edu

1480 ms

icomoon.css

558 ms

global.css

635 ms

mypostings.css

283 ms

Our browser made a total of 79 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 61% of them (48 requests) were addressed to the original Sandiego.edu, 18% (14 requests) were made to Use.typekit.net and 4% (3 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.5 sec) belongs to the original domain Sandiego.edu.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.1 MB (11%)

Content Size

10.3 MB

After Optimization

9.1 MB

In fact, the total size of Sandiego.edu main page is 10.3 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. 55% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 9.2 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 54.2 kB

  • Original 64.4 kB
  • After minification 45.7 kB
  • After compression 10.2 kB

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 18.7 kB, which is 29% 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 54.2 kB or 84% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-3%

Potential reduce by 261.8 kB

  • Original 9.2 MB
  • After minification 9.0 MB

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. San Diego images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-74%

Potential reduce by 319.1 kB

  • Original 430.2 kB
  • After minification 332.9 kB
  • After compression 111.1 kB

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 319.1 kB or 74% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-88%

Potential reduce by 513.7 kB

  • Original 582.5 kB
  • After minification 436.1 kB
  • After compression 68.8 kB

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. Sandiego.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 513.7 kB or 88% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 31 (48%)

Requests Now

64

After Optimization

33

The browser has sent 64 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of San Diego. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 19 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 7 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

sandiego.edu accessibility score

100

Accessibility Issues

Best Practices

sandiego.edu best practices score

92

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

sandiego.edu SEO score

92

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Content Best Practices

Format your HTML in a way that enables crawlers to better understand your app’s content.

Impact

Issue

High

Links do not have descriptive text

Mobile Friendly

Make sure your pages are mobile friendly so users don’t have to pinch or zoom in order to read the content pages. [Learn more](https://developers.google.com/search/mobile-sites/).

Impact

Issue

High

Document uses legible font sizes

High

Tap targets are not sized appropriately

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    N/A

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Sandiego.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 Sandiego.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.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of San Diego. 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: