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valpo.edu: Valparaiso University

Page load speed analysis

  • 58/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    88 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2.7 sec

  • Page rendered

    12.2 sec

  • Total page load time

    14.9 sec

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We analyzed Valpo.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 88 ms and then it took 14.9 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 90% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 90.1 kB
    Images 15.0 MB
    Javascripts 545.8 kB
    CSS 205.7 kB

    In fact, the total size of Valpo.edu main page is 15.8 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. Only a small number of websites need less resources to load. Images take 15.0 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 90.1 kB
    • After minification 68.2 kB
    • After compression 14.6 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 21.9 kB, which is 24% 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 75.5 kB or 84% of the original size.

    • Original 15.0 MB
    • After optimization 14.5 MB

    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. Valpo images are well optimized though.

    • Original 545.8 kB
    • After minification 537.3 kB
    • After compression 187.2 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 358.5 kB or 66% of the original size.

    • Original 205.7 kB
    • After minification 205.2 kB
    • After compression 34.7 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. Valpo.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 171.0 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • valpo.edu
  • www.valpo.edu
  • styles.css
  • style.css
  • jquery.js
  • jquery-migrate.min.js
  • modernizr.2.6.2.min.js
  • ebc40257-36d9-4633-bdc1-c6e8fdcdb91c.js
  • element.js
  • jquery.min.js
  • bootstrap.3.3.2.min.js
  • jquery-swipe.js
  • jquery.fitvids.1.0.3.js
  • jquery.fittext.1.1.js
  • jquery.parallax.min.js
  • enquire.2.1.0.min.js
  • jquery.form.min.js
  • scripts.js
  • wp-embed.min.js
  • jquery.vu-theme.js
  • academics.js
  • valpo_prestige_logo.png
  • header-ribbon-apply.png
  • header-ribbon-give.png
  • search.png
  • Hero-Image-for-Winter-2015-16.jpg
  • bg-white-trans.png
  • 20160211-KK-ValentinesVideo.jpg
  • 20160209-KK-LeandroWebFeature.jpg
  • 20160122FAFSAbanner.png
  • 20160125-KK-BryanManaloFeature.jpg
  • Experience-in-Quality.jpg
  • valpoathletics100years.png
  • 20160122-ROI-callout-classroom.jpg
  • 20160208-KK-AlumniCallout.jpg
  • 20160208-KK-AdmissionCallout.jpg
  • 20160208-KK-HeathCarterCampanile.jpg
  • Nursing2.jpg
  • 20140927-JLH-Aerials-017.jpg
  • Chorale2.jpg
  • Business2.jpg
  • 20160215-KK-Campanile-Tennis1.jpg
  • Brauer.jpg
  • news-passion-meets-purpose.jpg
  • Hero-By-The-Numbers.jpg
  • 20141206-FJA-MBB-vs-New-Mexico-034.jpg
  • c0016483-61ef-438d-aa9f-1bd43dceeb1c.jpg
  • square.png
  • 20130827-JLH-Opening-Convocation-068.jpg
  • 20140829-JLH-Student-at-Piano-007.jpg
  • fontawesome-webfont.woff
  • glyphicons-halflings-regular.woff
  • World-Banquet-2012-0026.jpg
  • 20141114-LCS-Chinedu-Emeka-011.jpg
  • 20140916-LCS-Derby-Days-Volleyball-019.jpg
  • 20141007-LCS-Comunity-Service-049.jpg
  • Chapel-of-the-Resurrection-Stained-Glass.jpg
  • 20150507-JLH-Greek-Life-Groups-053.jpg
  • as_1.png
  • business_2.png
  • engineering_1.png
  • conhp_3.png
  • cc1.png
  • law_grad_1.png
  • chapel_image-2.png
  • homepage.png
  • global_locations_map.png
  • explore1.jpg
  • explore2.jpg
  • explore3.jpg
  • explore4.jpg
  • translateelement.css
  • main.js
  • ga.js
  • element_main.js
  • __utm.gif
  • collect
  • translate_24dp.png
  • l
  • cleardot.gif
  • ga-audiences

Our browser made a total of 81 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 84% of them (68 requests) were addressed to the original Valpo.edu, 5% (4 requests) were made to Translate.googleapis.com and 2% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.5 sec) belongs to the original domain Valpo.edu.

Additional info on valpo.edu

Requests

The browser has sent 77 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Valpo. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 21 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

21

Javascripts

51

Images

3

CSS

2

AJAX

77

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

51

Images

3

CSS

2

AJAX

20

Optimized

57

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.valpo.edu/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Valpo.edu uses IP address which is currently shared with 1 other domain. 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.

Normal result

IP Trace

valpo.edu

tedxvalparaisouniversity.com

152.228.34.68

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

valpo.edu

152.228.34.68 300
NS

valpo.edu

EXT2.valpo.edu 300
NS

valpo.edu

EXT1.valpo.edu 300
SOA

valpo.edu

300 Mname: EXT1.valpo.edu
Rname: hostmaster.valpo.edu
Serial: 546678710
Refresh: 10800
Retry: 3600
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 7200
MX

valpo.edu

aspmx.l.google.com 300 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 Valpo.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 Valpo.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

Valpo.edu 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 82.8% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Valpo.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.

Good result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

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