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uqac.ca: UQAC – Université du Québec à Chicoutimi

L'université du Québec à Chicoutimi dispense des programmes d'études variés de niveaux baccalauréat, maîtrise et doctorat

Page load speed analysis

  • 82/100

    Good result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    106 ms

  • Resources loaded

    394 ms

  • Page rendered

    109 ms

  • Total page load time

    609 ms

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We analyzed Uqac.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 106 ms and then it took 503 ms to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is an excellent result, as only 5% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 17.1 kB
    Images 294.0 kB
    Javascripts 27.4 kB
    CSS 68.2 kB

    In fact, the total size of Uqac.ca main page is 406.7 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. 20% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 294.0 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 17.1 kB
    • After minification 15.1 kB
    • After compression 4.6 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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 2.0 kB, which is 12% 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 12.5 kB or 73% of the original size.

    • Original 294.0 kB
    • After optimization 250.8 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, UQAC needs image optimization as it can save up to 43.2 kB or 15% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 27.4 kB
    • After minification 21.8 kB
    • After compression 7.0 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 20.5 kB or 75% of the original size.

    • Original 68.2 kB
    • After minification 56.9 kB
    • After compression 8.1 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. Uqac.ca needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 60.2 kB or 88% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • uqac.ca
  • general.css
  • accueil-mozaique-2016.css
  • rotationpub.js
  • widgets.js
  • urchin.js
  • rechercher.gif
  • FaceBook-24x24.png
  • entete2011-2.png
  • fond-menu2.gif
  • champ-recherche-over.jpg
  • choisir-mon-universite.png
  • trouver-programme.png
  • remplir-admission.png
  • savoir-plus.png
  • puce.gif
  • __utm.gif
  • pub1456320007.jpg
  • fond-menu-bas-court-2.png
  • fond-menu.gif
  • print.css

Our browser made a total of 21 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 86% of them (18 requests) were addressed to the original Uqac.ca, 10% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 5% (1 request) were made to Platform.twitter.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (195 ms) belongs to the original domain Uqac.ca.

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Requests

The browser has sent 20 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of UQAC. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests and as a result speed up the page load time.

3

Javascripts

14

Images

3

CSS

20

All

Possible request optimization

3

Javascripts

9

Images

3

CSS

5

Optimized

15

All

Good result

IP address

Uqac.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

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

uqac.ca

132.212.11.8 65264
NS

uqac.ca

ns2.uqac.ca 86400
NS

uqac.ca

ns.uqac.ca 86400
SOA

uqac.ca

86400 Mname: ns.uqac.ca
Rname: postmaster.uqac.ca
Serial: 2020073002
Refresh: 28800
Retry: 7200
Expire: 1209600
Minimum-ttl: 7200
MX

uqac.ca

sophosapp2.uqac.ca 28533 Pri: 10

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

FR fr language flag

Detected

FR fr language flag

Claimed

Encoding

ISO-8859-1

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Uqac.ca can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that French is used on the page, and it matches the claimed language. Our system also found out that Uqac.ca main page’s claimed encoding is iso-8859-1. Changing it to UTF-8 can be a good choice, as this format is commonly used for encoding all over the web and thus their visitors won’t have any troubles with symbol transcription or reading.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Uqac.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 15.2% of all visits is Canada. It’s good for Uqac.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

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

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