Report Summary

  • 14

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    33% of other websites

  • 98

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 96% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    47% of websites

  • 98

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    94% of websites

butler.edu

Butler University

Page Load Speed

10.6 sec in total

First Response

237 ms

Resources Loaded

5 sec

Page Rendered

5.4 sec

butler.edu screenshot

About Website

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Butler University is a nationally recognized university in Indianapolis, Indiana, offering 65+ undergraduate and graduate degree options across six academic colleges.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Butler.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 237 ms and then it took 10.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 85% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

butler.edu performance score

14

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.3 s

40/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value4.9 s

29/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value8.5 s

17/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value3,530 ms

1/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value1.038

2/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value19.0 s

3/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

www.butler.edu

237 ms

css_DpEQWU68oTJIOP1ZbE4S64FcTuUIfEoN6aCKtroQgPU.css

73 ms

css_ODWU7zmnR9iJkAWwCdfsAcVu9vL7es3ljXzJ3GrKMJ0.css

107 ms

font-awesome.min.css

43 ms

css_9js1xyHwRgPO0lMtt8m0aq_xounN_XmnkU8XTUXpshw.css

154 ms

Our browser made a total of 93 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 55% of them (51 requests) were addressed to the original Butler.edu, 9% (8 requests) were made to Scontent.cdninstagram.com and 6% (6 requests) were made to Pbs.twimg.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2.2 sec) belongs to the original domain Butler.edu.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 902.8 kB (22%)

Content Size

4.2 MB

After Optimization

3.3 MB

In fact, the total size of Butler.edu main page is 4.2 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. 70% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 3.1 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-82%

Potential reduce by 164.2 kB

  • Original 200.4 kB
  • After minification 195.2 kB
  • After compression 36.2 kB

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 164.2 kB or 82% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 45.9 kB

  • Original 3.1 MB
  • After minification 3.0 MB

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. Butler images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-73%

Potential reduce by 359.6 kB

  • Original 492.1 kB
  • After minification 414.0 kB
  • After compression 132.5 kB

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 359.6 kB or 73% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-87%

Potential reduce by 333.1 kB

  • Original 381.3 kB
  • After minification 377.8 kB
  • After compression 48.3 kB

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. Butler.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 333.1 kB or 87% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 34 (39%)

Requests Now

87

After Optimization

53

The browser has sent 87 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Butler. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 16 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

butler.edu accessibility score

98

Accessibility Issues

Contrast

These are opportunities to improve the legibility of your content.

Impact

Issue

High

Background and foreground colors do not have a sufficient contrast ratio.

Best Practices

butler.edu best practices score

75

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Displays images with incorrect aspect ratio

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

SEO Factors

butler.edu SEO score

98

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Mobile Friendly

Make sure your pages are mobile friendly so users don’t have to pinch or zoom in order to read the content pages. [Learn more](https://developers.google.com/search/mobile-sites/).

Impact

Issue

High

Document uses legible font sizes

High

Tap targets are not sized appropriately

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    EN

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Butler.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 Butler.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.

Social Sharing Optimization

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