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duq.edu: Duquesne University | Pittsburgh, PA

412.396.6000 | One of the nation's top Catholic universities, nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review.

Page load speed analysis

  • 61/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    371 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2.1 sec

  • Page rendered

    1.8 sec

  • Total page load time

    4.3 sec

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We analyzed Duq.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 371 ms and then it took 3.9 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 60% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 81.1 kB
    Images 12.7 MB
    Javascripts 405.0 kB
    CSS 306.5 kB

    In fact, the total size of Duq.edu main page is 13.5 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. Only a small number of websites need less resources to load. Images take 12.7 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 81.1 kB
    • After minification 80.7 kB
    • After compression 17.8 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 63.3 kB or 78% of the original size.

    • Original 12.7 MB
    • After optimization 12.1 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. Duq images are well optimized though.

    • Original 405.0 kB
    • After minification 404.9 kB
    • After compression 136.9 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 268.1 kB or 66% of the original size.

    • Original 306.5 kB
    • After minification 294.9 kB
    • After compression 51.1 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. Duq.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 255.4 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • duq.edu
  • style.css
  • duq_home.css
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  • css
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Our browser made a total of 136 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 86% of them (117 requests) were addressed to the original Duq.edu, 3% (4 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 2% (3 requests) were made to S.ytimg.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (848 ms) belongs to the original domain Duq.edu.

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Requests

The browser has sent 135 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Duq. 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 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

14

Javascripts

111

Images

6

CSS

4

AJAX

135

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

104

Images

1

CSS

4

AJAX

25

Optimized

110

All

Normal result

IP address

Duq.edu uses IP address which is currently shared with 1 other domain. 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.

Normal result

IP Trace

duq.edu

business.duq.edu

165.190.1.15

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

duq.edu

165.190.1.15 299
NS

duq.edu

auth1.dns.expedient.com 300
NS

duq.edu

auth2.dns.expedient.com 300
NS

duq.edu

auth3.dns.expedient.com 300
NS

duq.edu

auth4.dns.expedient.com 300

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 Duq.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 Duq.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.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Duq.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 64.7% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Duq.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 Duq. 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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