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gees.bham.ac.uk: School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences - Study here for your BA, BSc, MSc, Mres or PhD - University of Birmingham

The School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Birmingham has a renowned history for international excellence in research and teaching. Our interdisciplinary research s...

Page load speed analysis

  • 61/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    1.9 sec

  • Resources loaded

    4.4 sec

  • Page rendered

    547 ms

  • Total page load time

    6.9 sec

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We analyzed Gees.bham.ac.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 1.9 sec and then it took 4.9 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 70% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 50.6 kB
    Images 561.7 kB
    Javascripts 680.6 kB
    CSS 923.4 kB

    In fact, the total size of Gees.bham.ac.uk 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. 65% of websites need less resources to load. CSS take 923.4 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 50.6 kB
    • After minification 41.8 kB
    • After compression 12.3 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 8.8 kB, which is 17% 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 38.4 kB or 76% of the original size.

    • Original 561.7 kB
    • After optimization 463.8 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, Gees Bham needs image optimization as it can save up to 97.9 kB or 17% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 680.6 kB
    • After minification 649.8 kB
    • After compression 185.8 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 494.8 kB or 73% of the original size.

    • Original 923.4 kB
    • After minification 921.8 kB
    • After compression 171.4 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. Gees.bham.ac.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 752.0 kB or 81% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • gees.bham.ac.uk
  • index.aspx
  • styles.css
  • WebResource.axd
  • styles.css
  • modernizr.js
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  • ScriptResource.axd
  • all.min.js
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  • gees-homepage-people-button-234x160.gif
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  • duo-gees-lab-tour.jpg
  • duo-gees-ug-brochure.jpg
  • analytics.js
  • 62556.js
  • iframe_api
  • icons.data.svg.css
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  • www-widgetapi.js
  • www-embed-player-vfl-z2BtK.css
  • www-embed-player.js
  • Tqng9ngJVK4Gqvh3e602hP-HqlN49KFEUSDtmrOPmWo.js
  • ad_status.js
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Our browser made a total of 43 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 2% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Gees.bham.ac.uk, 60% (26 requests) were made to Birmingham.ac.uk and 9% (4 requests) were made to Youtube.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.9 sec) belongs to the original domain Gees.bham.ac.uk.

Additional info on gees.bham.ac.uk

Requests

The browser has sent 40 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Gees Bham. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 14 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

14

Javascripts

19

Images

4

CSS

3

AJAX

40

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

19

Images

1

CSS

3

AJAX

16

Optimized

24

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/gees/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Gees.bham.ac.uk 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

gees.bham.ac.uk

exampapers.bham.ac.uk

idd.bham.ac.uk

bham.ac.uk

economics.bham.ac.uk

147.188.125.39

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

corp501.bham.ac.uk

147.188.125.39 86400
CNAME

gees.bham.ac.uk

corp501.bham.ac.uk 86400

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 Gees.bham.ac.uk 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 Gees.bham.ac.uk 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

Gees.bham.ac.uk 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 62.6% of all visits is United Kingdom. It’s good for Gees.bham.ac.uk that their server is also located in United Kingdom, 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 Gees Bham. 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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