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news.usm.edu: Southern Miss Now | Your news, your university

Page load speed analysis

  • 87/100

    Good result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    58 ms

  • Resources loaded

    465 ms

  • Page rendered

    289 ms

  • Total page load time

    812 ms

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We analyzed News.usm.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 58 ms and then it took 754 ms to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 10% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 69.4 kB
    Images 168.6 kB
    Javascripts 164.0 kB
    CSS 74.3 kB

    In fact, the total size of News.usm.edu main page is 476.3 kB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 45% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 168.6 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 69.4 kB
    • After minification 62.3 kB
    • After compression 10.9 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 58.5 kB or 84% of the original size.

    • Original 168.6 kB
    • After optimization 151.7 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. News Usm images are well optimized though.

    • Original 164.0 kB
    • After minification 137.7 kB
    • After compression 43.2 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 120.8 kB or 74% of the original size.

    • Original 74.3 kB
    • After minification 72.2 kB
    • After compression 15.1 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. News.usm.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 59.2 kB or 80% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 61 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 90% of them (55 requests) were addressed to the original News.usm.edu, 3% (2 requests) were made to Platform.twitter.com and 2% (1 request) were made to Edudev.usm.edu. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (346 ms) relates to the external source Edudev.usm.edu.

Additional info on news.usm.edu

Requests

The browser has sent 60 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of News Usm. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 5 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

5

Javascripts

52

Images

3

CSS

60

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

52

Images

3

CSS

4

Optimized

56

All

Normal result

IP address

News.usm.edu uses IP addresses which are currently shared with 1 other domain. 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.

Normal result

IP Trace

news.usm.edu

50.17.197.202

news.usm.edu

sourcepad.com

54.225.209.111

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

mc-15357-1421473811.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com

50.17.197.202 59
A

mc-15357-1421473811.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com

54.225.209.111 59
CNAME

news.usm.edu

mc-15357-1421473811.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com 4612

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 News.usm.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 News.usm.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

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

Poor result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 61.2% of all visits is United States. It’s good for News.usm.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 News Usm. 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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