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guide.berkeley.edu: 2017-2018 Berkeley Academic Guide < University of California, Berkeley

Compare programs, find detailed degree requirements, discover faculty research specialties, and learn more about the unparalleled academic opportunities available to you at UC Berkeley.

Page load speed analysis

  • 60/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    378 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1.9 sec

  • Page rendered

    415 ms

  • Total page load time

    2.7 sec

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We analyzed Guide.berkeley.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 378 ms and then it took 2.3 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 9.7 kB
    Images 1.2 MB
    Javascripts 147.9 kB
    CSS 184.9 kB

    In fact, the total size of Guide.berkeley.edu main page is 1.5 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. 30% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.2 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 9.7 kB
    • After minification 8.3 kB
    • After compression 2.6 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 1.4 kB, which is 14% 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 7.1 kB or 73% of the original size.

    • Original 1.2 MB
    • After optimization 1.2 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. Guide Berkeley images are well optimized though.

    • Original 147.9 kB
    • After minification 143.2 kB
    • After compression 51.1 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 96.8 kB or 65% of the original size.

    • Original 184.9 kB
    • After minification 164.0 kB
    • After compression 85.1 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. Guide.berkeley.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 99.8 kB or 54% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • guide.berkeley.edu
  • reset.css
  • screen.css
  • jquery.js
  • lfjs.js
  • lfjs_any.js
  • lfjs.css
  • courseleaf.js
  • custom.js
  • analytics.js
  • ga.js
  • body-bg.jpg
  • logo.png
  • btn-search.png
  • home-hero1.jpg
  • footer-chancellor.png
  • footer-studentlife.png
  • footer-policies.png
  • footer-registration.png
  • footer-tuition.png
  • logo-footer.png
  • top-arrow.png
  • home-hero3.jpg
  • fontawesome-webfont.woff
  • quattrocentosans-regular-webfont.woff
  • quattrocentosans-bold-webfont.woff
  • __utm.gif
  • print.css

Our browser made a total of 28 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 93% of them (26 requests) were addressed to the original Guide.berkeley.edu, 7% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (990 ms) belongs to the original domain Guide.berkeley.edu.

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Requests

The browser has sent 27 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Guide Berkeley. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 7 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

7

Javascripts

13

Images

4

CSS

3

AJAX

27

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

13

Images

1

CSS

3

AJAX

9

Optimized

18

All

Normal result

IP address

Guide.berkeley.edu 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

guide.berkeley.edu

catalog.tamu.edu

exploredegrees.stanford.edu

catalogue.uci.edu

catalog.drexel.edu

12.2.169.180

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

berkeley-public.courseleaf.com

12.2.169.180 299
CNAME

guide.berkeley.edu

berkeley-public.courseleaf.com 3871

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 Guide.berkeley.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 Guide.berkeley.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

Guide.berkeley.edu has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.

Normal result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 56.8% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Guide.berkeley.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.

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Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

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