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Page load speed analysis

  • 52/100

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  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    133 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2.1 sec

  • Page rendered

    336 ms

  • Total page load time

    2.5 sec

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We analyzed University.which.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 133 ms and then it took 2.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 40% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 177.3 kB
    Images 568.7 kB
    Javascripts 877.7 kB
    CSS 920.9 kB

    In fact, the total size of University.which.co.uk main page is 2.5 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. 70% of websites need less resources to load. CSS take 920.9 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 177.3 kB
    • After minification 144.3 kB
    • After compression 23.3 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 32.9 kB, which is 19% 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 154.0 kB or 87% of the original size.

    • Original 568.7 kB
    • After optimization 553.3 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. University Which images are well optimized though.

    • Original 877.7 kB
    • After minification 877.6 kB
    • After compression 244.3 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 633.5 kB or 72% of the original size.

    • Original 920.9 kB
    • After minification 916.2 kB
    • After compression 115.3 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. University.which.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 805.6 kB or 87% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 65 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 2% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original University.which.co.uk, 49% (32 requests) were made to Dtmw9u23bb9ya.cloudfront.net and 8% (5 requests) were made to Wca-assets-which-prod-euwest1.s3.amazonaws.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (589 ms) relates to the external source Origin.university.which.co.uk.

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Requests

The browser has sent 49 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of University Which. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 11 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

11

Javascripts

32

Images

3

CSS

3

AJAX

49

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

24

Images

3

CSS

3

AJAX

18

Optimized

31

All

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IP address

University.which.co.uk uses IP addresses which are currently shared with 8 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.

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IP Trace

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18.203.199.100

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34.255.104.239

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

university.which.co.uk

34.255.104.239 60
A

university.which.co.uk

52.50.22.90 60
A

university.which.co.uk

18.203.199.100 60
TXT

university.which.co.uk

300 Txt: google-site-verification=3mYAM1GSUVZB5VyIVfqyZ8-WChRGsJpdoMFcQSPcWfM

Language and encoding

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Language

EN en language flag

Detected

N/A  language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise University.which.co.uk 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 University.which.co.uk 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

University.which.co.uk has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.

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Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 47.8% of all visits is United Kingdom. It lies approximately 4380 miles away from the server location (United States) and such a long distance can negatively affect website speed, as it takes some time for data to travel back and forth between those places. That’s why one of the best ways to speed up University.which.co.uk page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to United Kingdom or just closer to the user base.

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Social Sharing Optimization

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