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The School of Architecture at Waterloo is a leader in design education and research. It offers a fully cooperative professional program, and has been rated the greenest architecture curriculum in Cana...

Page load speed analysis

  • 63/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    178 ms

  • Resources loaded

    3.4 sec

  • Page rendered

    197 ms

  • Total page load time

    3.8 sec

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We analyzed Architecture.uwaterloo.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 178 ms and then it took 3.6 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 41.0 kB
    Images 300.1 kB
    Javascripts 456.0 kB
    CSS 103.6 kB

    In fact, the total size of Architecture.uwaterloo.ca main page is 900.7 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. 45% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 456.0 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 41.0 kB
    • After minification 40.2 kB
    • After compression 9.7 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 31.3 kB or 76% of the original size.

    • Original 300.1 kB
    • After optimization 242.9 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, Architecture U Waterloo needs image optimization as it can save up to 57.2 kB or 19% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 456.0 kB
    • After minification 439.0 kB
    • After compression 137.4 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 318.6 kB or 70% of the original size.

    • Original 103.6 kB
    • After minification 101.1 kB
    • After compression 21.3 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. Architecture.uwaterloo.ca needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 82.2 kB or 79% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 41 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 2% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Architecture.uwaterloo.ca, 80% (33 requests) were made to Uwaterloo.ca and 7% (3 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.2 sec) relates to the external source Uwaterloo.ca.

Additional info on architecture.uwaterloo.ca

Requests

The browser has sent 38 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Architecture U Waterloo. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 9 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 9 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

9

Javascripts

20

Images

9

CSS

38

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

15

Images

1

CSS

21

Optimized

17

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to https://uwaterloo.ca/architecture/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Architecture.uwaterloo.ca 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

architecture.uwaterloo.ca

newsrelease.uwaterloo.ca

web.uwaterloo.ca

research.uwaterloo.ca

graphics.uwaterloo.ca

129.97.128.216

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

wms-redir1.uwaterloo.ca

129.97.128.216 299
CNAME

architecture.uwaterloo.ca

wms-redir1.uwaterloo.ca 292
MX

wms-redir1.uwaterloo.ca

mxer.uwaterloo.ca 10799 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 Architecture.uwaterloo.ca 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 Architecture.uwaterloo.ca 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

Architecture.uwaterloo.ca 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 53.9% of all visits is Canada. It’s good for Architecture.uwaterloo.ca that their server is also located in Canada, as that enables the majority of their visitors to benefit from a much faster page load time.

Good result

Normal result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of Architecture U Waterloo. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook:

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