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researchguides.uic.edu: Home - Subject and Course Guides at University of Illinois at Chicago

Page load speed analysis

  • 72/100

    Good result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    240 ms

  • Resources loaded

    703 ms

  • Page rendered

    139 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.1 sec

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We analyzed Researchguides.uic.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 240 ms and then it took 842 ms to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 10% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 165.9 kB
    Images 202.8 kB
    Javascripts 509.0 kB
    CSS 193.5 kB

    In fact, the total size of Researchguides.uic.edu main page is 1.1 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. 50% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 509.0 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 165.9 kB
    • After minification 150.4 kB
    • After compression 15.6 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 150.2 kB or 91% of the original size.

    • Original 202.8 kB
    • After optimization 185.9 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. Research Guides Uic images are well optimized though.

    • Original 509.0 kB
    • After minification 509.0 kB
    • After compression 156.3 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 352.7 kB or 69% of the original size.

    • Original 193.5 kB
    • After minification 193.4 kB
    • After compression 36.6 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. Researchguides.uic.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 157.0 kB or 81% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • researchguides.uic.edu
  • 1.8.24_themes_base_jquery-ui.css
  • bootstrap.min.css
  • bootstrap-accessibility_1.0.3.css
  • springshare.public.min.css
  • springshare.common.min.css
  • font-awesome.min.css
  • 1.10.0_jquery.min.js
  • 1.9.2_jquery-ui.min.js
  • bootstrap.min.js
  • bootstrap-accessibility_1.0.3.min.js
  • springshare.common.min.js
  • springshare.public.min.js
  • sa.php
  • libraryh3lp.js
  • gtm.js
  • library-logo-horizontalcrop.png
  • Hanneke_profile_2.jpg
  • login_process.php
  • index_process.php
  • index_process.php
  • index_process.php
  • index_process.php
  • Chris.jpg
  • acprofile.png
  • 121215_Barrett_Felicia_024.jpg
  • ask_a_librarian.gif
  • circlemark.png
  • analytics.js
  • collect

Our browser made a total of 30 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 50% of them (15 requests) were addressed to the original Researchguides.uic.edu, 13% (4 requests) were made to S3.amazonaws.com and 10% (3 requests) were made to Maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (240 ms) belongs to the original domain Researchguides.uic.edu.

Additional info on researchguides.uic.edu

Requests

The browser has sent 29 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Research Guides Uic. 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 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

9

Javascripts

8

Images

6

CSS

6

AJAX

29

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

8

Images

1

CSS

6

AJAX

13

Optimized

16

All

Normal result

IP address

Researchguides.uic.edu uses IP addresses which are currently shared with 5 other domains. The more sites share the same stack of IP addresses, 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.

Normal result

IP Trace

researchguides.uic.edu

library.hccs.edu

library.morgan.edu

library.rcc.edu

library.csueastbay.edu

3.86.37.148

54.85.246.96

54.88.35.99

researchguides.uic.edu

kyvl.org

library.hccs.edu

library.morgan.edu

library.rcc.edu

34.194.39.199

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

region-us.libguides.com

3.86.37.148 58
A

region-us.libguides.com

34.194.39.199 58
A

region-us.libguides.com

54.85.246.96 58
A

region-us.libguides.com

54.88.35.99 58
CNAME

researchguides.uic.edu

secure-us.libguides.com 298

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 Researchguides.uic.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 Researchguides.uic.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

Researchguides.uic.edu 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 75.1% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Researchguides.uic.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.

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Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Research Guides Uic. 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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