Report Summary

  • 37

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    56% of other websites

  • 100

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 98% of websites

  • 92

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    86% of websites

  • 94

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    93% of websites

utep.edu

The University of Texas at El Paso - UTEP

Page Load Speed

2.2 sec in total

First Response

207 ms

Resources Loaded

1.8 sec

Page Rendered

208 ms

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About Website

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Key Findings

We analyzed Utep.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 207 ms and then it took 2 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 35% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

utep.edu performance score

37

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.5 s

16/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value8.9 s

1/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value6.2 s

44/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value720 ms

41/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.052

99/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value8.5 s

38/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

utep.edu

207 ms

static635654014485555358-defaultStyle.css

74 ms

static635530456384702428-sdmenu.css

125 ms

static635530456391277587-sdmenu.js

117 ms

jquery-1.8.3.min.js

293 ms

Our browser made a total of 51 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 65% of them (33 requests) were addressed to the original Utep.edu, 14% (7 requests) were made to Universitycommunications.utep.edu and 4% (2 requests) were made to Google.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.3 sec) relates to the external source Universitycommunications.utep.edu.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 641.8 kB (23%)

Content Size

2.8 MB

After Optimization

2.2 MB

In fact, the total size of Utep.edu main page is 2.8 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 2.0 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-68%

Potential reduce by 28.8 kB

  • Original 42.2 kB
  • After minification 41.0 kB
  • After compression 13.4 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 28.8 kB or 68% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-3%

Potential reduce by 62.8 kB

  • Original 2.0 MB
  • After minification 2.0 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. UTEP images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-71%

Potential reduce by 500.9 kB

  • Original 707.3 kB
  • After minification 688.8 kB
  • After compression 206.4 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 500.9 kB or 71% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-81%

Potential reduce by 49.3 kB

  • Original 61.0 kB
  • After minification 58.3 kB
  • After compression 11.7 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. Utep.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 49.3 kB or 81% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 24 (49%)

Requests Now

49

After Optimization

25

The browser has sent 49 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of UTEP. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 20 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

utep.edu accessibility score

100

Accessibility Issues

Best Practices

utep.edu best practices score

92

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

SEO Factors

utep.edu SEO score

94

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Mobile Friendly

Make sure your pages are mobile friendly so users don’t have to pinch or zoom in order to read the content pages. [Learn more](https://developers.google.com/search/mobile-sites/).

Impact

Issue

High

Document uses legible font sizes

High

Tap targets are not sized appropriately

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    N/A

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Utep.edu can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English 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 Utep.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.

Social Sharing Optimization

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