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explore.cuchicago.edu: Concordia University Chicago: Request for Undergraduate Information

Request information about Concordia University Chicago degrees and programs and discover what it means to be a part of out University.

Page load speed analysis

  • 61/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    402 ms

  • Resources loaded

    922 ms

  • Page rendered

    546 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.9 sec

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We analyzed Explore.cuchicago.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 402 ms and then it took 1.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 25% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 76.3 kB
    Images 248.9 kB
    Javascripts 50.2 kB
    CSS 3.6 kB

    In fact, the total size of Explore.cuchicago.edu main page is 379.1 kB. This result falls within a vast category (top 1 000 000) of heavyweight, probably not optimized, and thus slow loading web pages. Only 5% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 248.9 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 76.3 kB
    • After minification 70.0 kB
    • After compression 12.6 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. 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 63.8 kB or 84% of the original size.

    • Original 248.9 kB
    • After optimization 232.0 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. Explore Cu Chicago images are well optimized though.

    • Original 50.2 kB
    • After minification 47.8 kB
    • After compression 17.0 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 33.3 kB or 66% of the original size.

    • Original 3.6 kB
    • After minification 2.3 kB
    • After compression 825 B

    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. Explore.cuchicago.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 2.8 kB or 77% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • undergrad_request_info_schools.js
  • validationFuncs.js
  • ug_request_information.css
  • ga.js
  • books_header.jpg
  • __utm.gif
  • __utm.gif

Our browser made a total of 8 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 0% of them (0 request) were addressed to the original Explore.cuchicago.edu, 38% (3 requests) were made to Ssl.google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (402 ms) relates to the external source Apps.cuchicago.edu.

Additional info on explore.cuchicago.edu

Requests

The browser has sent 7 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Explore Cu Chicago. According to our analytics all requests are already optimized.

3

Javascripts

3

Images

1

CSS

7

All

Possible request optimization

3

Javascripts

3

Images

1

CSS

0

Optimized

7

All

Good result

IP address

Explore.cuchicago.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

explore.cuchicago.edu

pages03.net

reduceuse.sdge.com

info.bridgepublications.com

targetedvictory.mkt5241.com

74.121.50.17

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

explore.cuchicago.edu

74.121.50.17 7199

Language and encoding

Poor result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

N/A  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 Explore.cuchicago.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 Explore.cuchicago.edu 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

Explore.cuchicago.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 94.8% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Explore.cuchicago.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 Explore Cu Chicago. 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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