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acg.edu: The American College of Greece

Page load speed analysis

  • 47/100

    Normal result
  • 3

    Successful tests
  • 5

    Failed tests
  • First response

    137 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2 sec

  • Page rendered

    208 ms

  • Total page load time

    2.4 sec

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We analyzed Acg.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 137 ms and then it took 2.2 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 40% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 35.6 kB
    Images 1.3 MB
    Javascripts 757.7 kB
    CSS 89.0 kB

    In fact, the total size of Acg.edu main page is 2.2 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. Images take 1.3 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 35.6 kB
    • After minification 27.5 kB
    • After compression 7.9 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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 8.1 kB, which is 23% 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 27.8 kB or 78% of the original size.

    • Original 1.3 MB
    • After optimization 1.3 MB

    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. Acg images are well optimized though.

    • Original 757.7 kB
    • After minification 755.9 kB
    • After compression 216.3 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 541.3 kB or 71% of the original size.

    • Original 89.0 kB
    • After minification 86.8 kB
    • After compression 16.0 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. Acg.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 73.0 kB or 82% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • acg.edu
  • www.acg.edu
  • application-c36dcd8c2769badb85a9243bbe474c61.css
  • 12.css
  • application-dc3dbd5287085ee100a71244c1c0d179.js
  • jquery.easing.1.3-8d014f1881e985ae2d5bd7d9a4ca7388.js
  • jquery.animate-enhanced.min-7decd92a1964eb3d5f497fc7874e2973.js
  • jquery.superslides-c01ce553282b67cdd472e6780455bb38.js
  • application-ca7be25ca2d610ad0efc85b0349fc585.js
  • buttons.js
  • logo.png
  • TeachingLearningArtsBanner.jpg
  • PsychodynamicsBanner.jpg
  • ArtsFestival2016Banner.jpg
  • RoadshowHomepageBanner.jpg
  • StudyAbroadBanner.jpg
  • SCGBanner.jpg
  • AppBanner.jpg
  • pic_meet-our-students.jpg
  • content_140years_player.jpg
  • content_featured_athelitics.jpg
  • content_eventschannel.jpg
  • content_content_accreditation-open-university.jpg
  • ga.js
  • conversion.js
  • content_accreditation-neasc.jpg
  • long-text.png
  • thermometer.png
  • footer-top-shadow.png
  • cfastystd-book-webfont.woff
  • ActivityServer.bs
  • header-shadow2.png
  • home.png
  • small-sep.png
  • library.png
  • quick-links.png
  • search.png
  • virtual-tour.png
  • drop-down-top-arrow.png
  • giving.png
  • treeAlumni.png
  • btn-request.png
  • slider-blue.png
  • news-bg.png
  • more.png
  • spotlight-bg.png
  • career-header-icon.png
  • giving-white.png
  • athletics-header-icon.png
  • events-bg.png
  • socials.png
  • __utm.gif
  • getAllAppDefault.esi
  • getSegment.php
  • checkOAuth.esi
  • t.dhj
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  • cm
  • s-3271.xgi
  • hbpix
  • pixel
  • xrefid.xgi
  • 2981

Our browser made a total of 67 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 70% of them (47 requests) were addressed to the original Acg.edu, 3% (2 requests) were made to Wd-edge.sharethis.com and 3% (2 requests) were made to T.sharethis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1 sec) belongs to the original domain Acg.edu.

Additional info on acg.edu

Requests

The browser has sent 63 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Acg. 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 as a result speed up the page load time.

10

Javascripts

45

Images

2

CSS

6

AJAX

63

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

37

Images

2

CSS

6

AJAX

17

Optimized

46

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.acg.edu/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Acg.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

acg.edu

campusweb.acg.edu

blackboard.acg.edu

acgboard.acg.edu

courseval.acg.edu

104.20.6.181

104.20.17.181

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

acg.edu

104.20.17.181 300
A

acg.edu

104.20.6.181 300
NS

acg.edu

wesley.ns.cloudflare.com 86400
NS

acg.edu

nora.ns.cloudflare.com 86400
SOA

acg.edu

3600 Mname: nora.ns.cloudflare.com
Rname: dns.cloudflare.com
Serial: 2032456078
Refresh: 10000
Retry: 2400
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 3600

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 Acg.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 Acg.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

Acg.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 72.4% of all visits is Greece. It lies approximately 5900 miles away from the server location (United States) and such a long distance can negatively affect website speed, as it takes some time for data to travel back and forth between those places. That’s why one of the best ways to speed up Acg.edu page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to Greece or just closer to the user base.

Poor result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Acg. 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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