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ucr.ac.cr

Universidad de Costa Rica

Page Load Speed

5 sec in total

First Response

233 ms

Resources Loaded

4.6 sec

Page Rendered

202 ms

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About Website

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Universidad de Costa Rica, Institución Benemérita de la Patria, de educación superior costarricense. UCR, Pilar de la Investigación, la Docencia y la Acción Social

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Key Findings

We analyzed Ucr.ac.cr page load time and found that the first response time was 233 ms and then it took 4.8 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 65% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

ucr.ac.cr performance score

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Network Requests Diagram

ucr.ac.cr

233 ms

www.ucr.ac.cr

760 ms

jquery-2.1.1.min.js

430 ms

jquery.hoverIntent.min.js

178 ms

spin.min.js

179 ms

Our browser made a total of 88 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 98% of them (86 requests) were addressed to the original Ucr.ac.cr, 2% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (886 ms) belongs to the original domain Ucr.ac.cr.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.3 MB (34%)

Content Size

3.8 MB

After Optimization

2.5 MB

In fact, the total size of Ucr.ac.cr main page is 3.8 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. 40% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 2.4 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-82%

Potential reduce by 105.9 kB

  • Original 128.5 kB
  • After minification 125.6 kB
  • After compression 22.6 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. 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 105.9 kB or 82% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-7%

Potential reduce by 153.3 kB

  • Original 2.4 MB
  • After minification 2.2 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. Ucr images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-67%

Potential reduce by 445.9 kB

  • Original 669.4 kB
  • After minification 654.0 kB
  • After compression 223.5 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 445.9 kB or 67% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-86%

Potential reduce by 592.0 kB

  • Original 686.8 kB
  • After minification 618.2 kB
  • After compression 94.8 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. Ucr.ac.cr needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 592.0 kB or 86% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 50 (58%)

Requests Now

86

After Optimization

36

The browser has sent 86 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Ucr. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 16 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 28 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

SEO Factors

ucr.ac.cr SEO score

0

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    ES

  • Language Claimed

    N/A

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Ucr.ac.cr can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that Spanish 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 Ucr.ac.cr 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 Ucr. 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: