Analyze Learn@UW | University of Wisconsin–Madison

Page load speed analysis

  • 62/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    181 ms

  • Resources loaded

    835 ms

  • Page rendered

    175 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.2 sec

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We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 181 ms and then it took 1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 15% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 39.2 kB
    Images 1.0 MB
    Javascripts 395.5 kB
    CSS 38.6 kB

    In fact, the total size of 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. 55% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.0 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 39.2 kB
    • After minification 31.7 kB
    • After compression 9.1 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 7.5 kB, which is 19% 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 30.1 kB or 77% of the original size.

    • Original 1.0 MB
    • After optimization 383.4 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, Learn UW Wisc needs image optimization as it can save up to 632.1 kB or 62% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 395.5 kB
    • After minification 374.8 kB
    • After compression 121.5 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 274.0 kB or 69% of the original size.

    • Original 38.6 kB
    • After minification 22.4 kB
    • After compression 6.7 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. needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 31.9 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • jquery-1.6.2.min.js
  • SpryTabbedPanels.js
  • jquery.simplemodal.js
  • basic.js
  • jquery.cycle.all.js
  • main_banner_photo_no_top_nav.css
  • home_content1.css
  • menuUW.css
  • SpryTabbedPanels.css
  • basic.css
  • jsapi
  • default.css
  • default.css
  • ga.js
  • window-bg-not-horizontal-menu.jpg
  • tan-hdr-bottom.jpg
  • wordmark.gif
  • crest.png
  • site-title.png
  • warning.gif
  • d2LNew.png
  • moodleNew.png
  • rss.png
  • twitter.png
  • tophatbanner.png
  • MyCourseDashboard.png
  • KalturaFeature2x.png
  • PiazzaPromo.png
  • MoreThanCourse.jpeg
  • LanguagePacks.jpg
  • help2.png
  • onlinehelp.png
  • tutorials.png
  • requestForm.png
  • feedback_btn_s1.png
  • moodle.png
  • blackboardCollaborate.png
  • piazza.png
  • library.png
  • d2l.png
  • kaltura.png
  • courseguide.png
  • googleapps.png
  • tophat.png
  • googledocs.png
  • googlesites.png
  • softwaretrain.png
  • default+en.css
  • default+en.I.js
  • __utm.gif
  • news_iframe.php
  • news_bck.jpg
  • panel_bck.jpg
  • async-ads.js
  • google_custom_search_watermark.gif
  • small-logo.png
  • clear.gif
  • news_iframe.css
  • bck_299px.jpg

Our browser made a total of 61 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 75% of them (46 requests) were addressed to the original, 13% (8 requests) were made to and 5% (3 requests) were made to The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (265 ms) belongs to the original domain

Additional info on


The browser has sent 59 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Learn UW Wisc. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 10 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 8 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.











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IP address

This IP address is dedicated to This is the best domain hosting practice .

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IP Trace

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A 289
NS 14399
NS 14399
NS 14399

14399 Mname:
Serial: 19
Refresh: 7200
Retry: 1800
Expire: 3628800
Minimum-ttl: 600

Language and encoding

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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 it matches the claimed language. Our system also found out that 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 has a valid and up-to-date SSL certificate that expires on April 12, 2018.

Good result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 60.4% 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.

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Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Learn UW Wisc. 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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