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libguides.ecu.edu: Home - Research Guides at East Carolina University Libraries

Page load speed analysis

  • 68/100

    Normal result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    1.6 sec

  • Resources loaded

    2 sec

  • Page rendered

    102 ms

  • Total page load time

    3.7 sec

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We analyzed Libguides.ecu.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 1.6 sec and then it took 2.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 35% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 21.7 kB
    Images 20.3 kB
    Javascripts 444.8 kB
    CSS 193.6 kB

    In fact, the total size of Libguides.ecu.edu main page is 680.4 kB. 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. Javascripts take 444.8 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 21.7 kB
    • After minification 17.4 kB
    • After compression 4.9 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 4.3 kB, which is 20% 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 16.8 kB or 77% of the original size.

    • Original 20.3 kB
    • After optimization 18.2 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. Lib Guides Ecu images are well optimized though.

    • Original 444.8 kB
    • After minification 444.8 kB
    • After compression 130.9 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 314.0 kB or 71% of the original size.

    • Original 193.6 kB
    • After minification 193.5 kB
    • After compression 36.6 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. Libguides.ecu.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 157.0 kB or 81% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • libguides.ecu.edu
  • 1.8.24_themes_base_jquery-ui.css
  • bootstrap.min.css
  • bootstrap-accessibility_1.0.3.css
  • springshare.public.min.css
  • springshare.common.min.css
  • font-awesome.min.css
  • 1.12.1_jquery.min.js
  • 1.9.2_jquery-ui.min.js
  • bootstrap.min.js
  • bootstrap-accessibility_1.0.3.min.js
  • springshare.common.min.js
  • springshare.public.min.js
  • sa.php
  • centennial-logo.png
  • ECU-arches-logo.svg
  • eculibs-logo.svg
  • clock.svg
  • gtm.js
  • index_process.php
  • index_process.php
  • index_process.php
  • centennial-logo.png
  • eculibs-logo.svg
  • clock.svg
  • analytics.js
  • collect

Our browser made a total of 27 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 52% of them (14 requests) were addressed to the original Libguides.ecu.edu, 22% (6 requests) were made to Lib.ecu.edu and 11% (3 requests) were made to Maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.6 sec) belongs to the original domain Libguides.ecu.edu.

Additional info on libguides.ecu.edu

Requests

The browser has sent 23 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Lib Guides Ecu. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 8 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

8

Javascripts

5

Images

6

CSS

4

AJAX

23

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

5

Images

1

CSS

4

AJAX

12

Optimized

11

All

Good result

IP address

Libguides.ecu.edu uses IP addresses which are currently shared with 5 other domains. The more sites share the same stack of IP addresses, 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

libguides.ecu.edu

library.hccs.edu

library.morgan.edu

library.rcc.edu

library.csueastbay.edu

3.86.37.148

54.85.246.96

54.88.35.99

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

region-us.libguides.com

54.88.35.99 53
A

region-us.libguides.com

3.86.37.148 53
A

region-us.libguides.com

34.194.39.199 53
A

region-us.libguides.com

54.85.246.96 53
CNAME

libguides.ecu.edu

v2.libguides.com 53

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 Libguides.ecu.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 Libguides.ecu.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

Libguides.ecu.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 86.4% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Libguides.ecu.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.

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Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Lib Guides Ecu. 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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