Analyze

admissions.columbia.edu: Admissions | Columbia University in the City of New York

Page load speed analysis

  • 78/100

    Good result
  • 4

    Successful tests
  • 4

    Failed tests
  • First response

    36 ms

  • Resources loaded

    506 ms

  • Page rendered

    117 ms

  • Total page load time

    659 ms

Click here to check amazing Admissions Columbia content for United States. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about admissions.columbia.edu

We analyzed Admissions.columbia.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 36 ms and then it took 623 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 17.4 kB
    Images 0 B
    Javascripts 0 B
    CSS 9.6 kB

    In fact, the total size of Admissions.columbia.edu main page is 27.0 kB. This result falls within a vast category (top 1 000 000) of heavyweight, probably not optimized, and thus slow loading web pages. Only a small number of websites need less resources to load. HTML takes 17.4 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 17.4 kB
    • After minification 17.0 kB
    • After compression 3.6 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 13.9 kB or 80% of the original size.

    • Original 9.6 kB
    • After minification 7.4 kB
    • After compression 2.0 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. Admissions.columbia.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 7.6 kB or 79% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • admissions.columbia.edu
  • admissions.columbia.edu
  • S2Server.css
  • cu-logo.gif
  • section-title-arrow.gif

Our browser made a total of 5 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that all of those requests were addressed to Admissions.columbia.edu and no external sources were called. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (234 ms) belongs to the original domain Admissions.columbia.edu.

Additional info on admissions.columbia.edu

Requests

The browser has sent 3 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Admissions Columbia. According to our analytics all requests are already optimized.

2

Images

1

CSS

3

All

Possible request optimization

2

Images

1

CSS

0

Optimized

3

All

Good result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to https://admissions.columbia.edu:443/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Admissions.columbia.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

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

admissions.columbia.edu

128.59.105.227 299
MX

admissions.columbia.edu

admissions.columbia.edu 60 Pri: 10
MX

admissions.columbia.edu

mail-in.cc.columbia.edu 60 Pri: 20

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 Admissions.columbia.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 Admissions.columbia.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

Admissions.columbia.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 53.3% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Admissions.columbia.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 Admissions Columbia. 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:

admissions.columbia.edu

Share this report in social media

Analyze another website

Analyze