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Page load speed analysis

  • 59/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    305 ms

  • Resources loaded

    809 ms

  • Page rendered

    878 ms

  • Total page load time

    2 sec

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We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 305 ms and then it took 1.7 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 30% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 15.0 kB
    Images 109.5 kB
    Javascripts 0 B
    CSS 4.8 kB

    In fact, the total size of main page is 129.3 kB. This result falls within a vast category (top 1 000 000) of heavyweight, probably not optimized, and thus slow loading web pages. Only 10% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 109.5 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 15.0 kB
    • After minification 13.7 kB
    • After compression 4.2 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 10.8 kB or 72% of the original size.

    • Original 109.5 kB
    • After optimization 81.3 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. Obviously, SMC Online needs image optimization as it can save up to 28.2 kB or 26% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 4.8 kB
    • After minification 3.1 kB
    • After compression 999 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. needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 3.8 kB or 79% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • castyle.css
  • 1Welcome_off.gif
  • 1Welcome_on.gif
  • 1Admoission_off.gif
  • 1Admoission_on.gif
  • 1CourseCatalog_off.gif
  • 1CourseCatalog_on.gif
  • 1Online_schedule_off.gif
  • 1Online_schedule_on.gif
  • 1StudentServ_off.gif
  • 1StudentServ_on.gif
  • 1TechRequirements_off.gif
  • 1TechRequirements_on.gif
  • 1AcademicInfo_off.gif
  • 1AcademicInfo_on.gif
  • 1democourse_off.gif
  • 1democourse_on.gif
  • 1Inquiry_off.gif
  • 1Inquiry_on.gif
  • 1FacultyLogin_off.gif
  • 1FacultyLogin_on.gif
  • 1StudentLogin_off.gif
  • 1StudentLogin_on.gif
  • d2_advising_off.gif
  • d2_advising_on.gif
  • d2_Tuition_off.gif
  • d2_Tuition_on.gif
  • d2_Register_off.gif
  • d2_Register_on.gif
  • d2_bookstore_off.gif
  • d2_bookstore_on.gif
  • d2_financial_off.gif
  • d2_financial_on.gif
  • d2_International_off.gif
  • d2_International_on.gif
  • d2_library_off.gif
  • d2_library_on.gif
  • d2_academiccal_off.gif
  • d2_academiccal_on.gif
  • d2_degreeeprogr_off.gif
  • d2_degreeeprogr_on.gif
  • d2_Transfer_off.gif
  • d2_Transfer_on.gif
  • Access_off.gif
  • Access_on.gif
  • logo.png
  • letter.png
  • headerBg.png
  • red.png
  • image8.jpg

Our browser made a total of 51 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that all of those requests were addressed to and no external sources were called. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (360 ms) belongs to the original domain

Additional info on


The browser has sent 50 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of SMC Online. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests and as a result speed up the page load time.







Possible request optimization









Normal result

IP address 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

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A 599
NS 3599
NS 3599

600 Mname:
Serial: 2017011103
Refresh: 28800
Retry: 7200
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 600
MX 3600 Pri: 10

Language and encoding

Poor result


EN en language flag


N/A  language flag





Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise 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 main page’s claimed encoding is . 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 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 100% of all visits is United States. It’s good for 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 SMC Online. 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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