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south-thames.ac.uk: South Thames College - Wandsworth, Tooting - Top London College

South Thames College - Courses in Further and Higher Education at Wandsworth, Tooting, Merton - London's Top College

Page load speed analysis

  • 56/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    271 ms

  • Resources loaded

    3.4 sec

  • Page rendered

    222 ms

  • Total page load time

    3.9 sec

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We analyzed South-thames.ac.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 271 ms and then it took 3.7 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 60% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 39.0 kB
    Images 327.1 kB
    Javascripts 956.9 kB
    CSS 242.1 kB

    In fact, the total size of South-thames.ac.uk main page is 1.6 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. 35% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 956.9 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 39.0 kB
    • After minification 36.6 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 30.4 kB or 78% of the original size.

    • Original 327.1 kB
    • After optimization 258.5 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, South Thames needs image optimization as it can save up to 68.6 kB or 21% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 956.9 kB
    • After minification 819.0 kB
    • After compression 253.1 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 703.8 kB or 74% of the original size.

    • Original 242.1 kB
    • After minification 208.1 kB
    • After compression 37.1 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. South-thames.ac.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 205.1 kB or 85% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • south-thames.ac.uk
  • www.south-thames.ac.uk
  • system.css
  • general.css
  • app.css
  • foundation.css
  • template.css
  • jquery.js
  • foundation.min.js
  • app.js
  • widgetkit-ed6d6f28.css
  • front.css
  • finder.css
  • mootools-core.js
  • core.js
  • k2.js
  • jquery.min.js
  • jquery-noconflict.js
  • jquery-migrate.min.js
  • widgetkit-6b9e0d42.js
  • caption.js
  • script.js
  • autocompleter.js
  • modernizr.foundation.js
  • jquery.fireEvent.js
  • _dmpt.js
  • conversion.js
  • system.css
  • lightbox.js
  • mediaelement-and-player.js
  • spotlight.js
  • analytics.js
  • logo.png
  • South-thames-open-days.jpg
  • home-SMALL_24loans_may13-b.jpg
  • youtube.png
  • accreditations.jpg
  • nav-bg.png
  • expand-search.png
  • collect
  • courseblocks-bg.png
  • sidenav-bg.png
  • footer-bg.png
  • fb.png
  • twitter.png
  • 2f95da51-8fd6-452e-9fa3-5502d6dacafa.js
  • collect
  • WRf4.js
  • gtm.js
  • slideshow.js
  • close.png
  • blank.gif

Our browser made a total of 57 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 77% of them (44 requests) were addressed to the original South-thames.ac.uk, 4% (2 requests) were made to Googleadservices.com and 4% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (906 ms) belongs to the original domain South-thames.ac.uk.

Additional info on south-thames.ac.uk

Requests

The browser has sent 51 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of South Thames. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 21 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 9 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

21

Javascripts

15

Images

9

CSS

6

AJAX

51

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

15

Images

1

CSS

6

AJAX

28

Optimized

23

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.south-thames.ac.uk/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

This IP address is dedicated to South-thames.ac.uk. This is the best domain hosting practice .

Normal result

IP Trace

south-thames.ac.uk

103.77.224.9

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

south-thames.ac.uk

103.77.224.9 3600
NS

south-thames.ac.uk

ns10.ja.net 86400
NS

south-thames.ac.uk

ns11.ja.net 86400
NS

south-thames.ac.uk

ns3.ja.net 86400
SOA

south-thames.ac.uk

3600 Mname: ns11.ja.net
Rname: hostmaster.ns11.ja.net
Serial: 2012071954
Refresh: 43200
Retry: 3600
Expire: 3600000
Minimum-ttl: 3600

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 South-thames.ac.uk 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 South-thames.ac.uk 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

South-thames.ac.uk has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.

Normal result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 85.4% of all visits is United Kingdom. It lies approximately 10240 miles away from the server location (Australia) and such a long distance can negatively affect website speed, as it takes some time for data to travel back and forth between those places. That’s why one of the best ways to speed up South-thames.ac.uk page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to United Kingdom or just closer to the user base.

Poor result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of South Thames. 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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