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Page load speed analysis

  • 55/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    447 ms

  • Resources loaded

    4.8 sec

  • Page rendered

    210 ms

  • Total page load time

    5.4 sec

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We analyzed Alumni.reed.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 447 ms and then it took 5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 70% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 123.3 kB
    Images 304.4 kB
    Javascripts 673.7 kB
    CSS 31.4 kB

    In fact, the total size of Alumni.reed.edu main page is 1.1 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. Javascripts take 673.7 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 123.3 kB
    • After minification 123.2 kB
    • After compression 30.0 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 93.3 kB or 76% of the original size.

    • Original 304.4 kB
    • After optimization 296.1 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. Alumni Reed images are well optimized though.

    • Original 673.7 kB
    • After minification 673.2 kB
    • After compression 216.0 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 457.7 kB or 68% of the original size.

    • Original 31.4 kB
    • After minification 21.7 kB
    • After compression 5.9 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. Alumni.reed.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 25.5 kB or 81% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • alumni.reed.edu
  • reed_global.css
  • reed_global.js
  • site.css
  • site.js
  • bss.css
  • bss.min.js
  • addthis_widget.js
  • reed_base_layout.css
  • reed_base_content.css
  • griffin.300px.6e0400.png
  • nameplate.419px.ffffff.90.png
  • magnify.000000.80px.png
  • working-weekend-1.jpg
  • working-weekend-2.jpg
  • reunions-1.jpg
  • arrow-left.svg
  • arrow-right.svg
  • footer.social.sprite.color.png
  • bullet.gif
  • analytics.js
  • boost
  • 300lo.json
  • sh.8e5f85691f9aaa082472a194.html
  • collect
  • layers.e5ea973510bf60b3db41.js
  • pixel
  • pixel

Our browser made a total of 28 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 25% of them (7 requests) were addressed to the original Alumni.reed.edu, 43% (12 requests) were made to Reed.edu and 11% (3 requests) were made to S7.addthis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (3.2 sec) relates to the external source Reed.edu.

Additional info on alumni.reed.edu

Requests

The browser has sent 25 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Alumni Reed. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 8 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 5 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

8

Javascripts

11

Images

5

CSS

1

AJAX

25

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

11

Images

1

CSS

1

AJAX

11

Optimized

14

All

Normal result

IP address

Alumni.reed.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

alumni.reed.edu

reed.edu

library.reed.edu

web.reed.edu

academic.reed.edu

134.10.2.252

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

alumni.reed.edu

134.10.2.252 21599
MX

alumni.reed.edu

smtp-1.reed.edu 21599 Pri: 10
MX

alumni.reed.edu

smtp-2.reed.edu 21599 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 Alumni.reed.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 Alumni.reed.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

Alumni.reed.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 73.1% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Alumni.reed.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 Alumni Reed. 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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