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ggu.edu: Golden Gate University

Founded in 1901, non-profit Golden Gate University (GGU) offers undergraduate and graduate programs in business and management, taxation, and law.

Page load speed analysis

  • 57/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    277 ms

  • Resources loaded

    4.6 sec

  • Page rendered

    1 sec

  • Total page load time

    6 sec

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We analyzed Ggu.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 277 ms and then it took 5.7 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 75% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 694.6 kB
    Images 779.0 kB
    Javascripts 1.4 MB
    CSS 123.1 kB

    In fact, the total size of Ggu.edu main page is 3.0 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. 75% of websites need less resources to load and that’s why Accessify’s recommendations for optimization and resource minification can be helpful for this project. Javascripts take 1.4 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 694.6 kB
    • After minification 678.0 kB
    • After compression 39.7 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 654.9 kB or 94% of the original size.

    • Original 779.0 kB
    • After optimization 751.0 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. Ggu images are well optimized though.

    • Original 1.4 MB
    • After minification 1.3 MB
    • After compression 369.4 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 996.9 kB or 73% of the original size.

    • Original 123.1 kB
    • After minification 104.7 kB
    • After compression 20.0 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. Ggu.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 103.1 kB or 84% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • ggu.edu
  • www.ggu.edu
  • jquery-1.7.1.min.js
  • all.css
  • navigation.js
  • jquery.main.js
  • beacon_call.js
  • jquery.validate.js
  • additional-methods.js
  • jquery.placeholder.js
  • program_list.js
  • core.js
  • js
  • dc.js
  • universal.html
  • february-6.jpg
  • february-3.jpg
  • february-1.jpg
  • february-7.jpg
  • february-2.jpg
  • february-4.jpg
  • february-5.jpg
  • shareggu-module-clear.png
  • elevate-your-career.jpg
  • i.js
  • activityi;src=4396444;type=GGU-R0;cat=Retar0;ord=9151258294004.947
  • gtm.js
  • bat.js
  • hotjar-136368.js
  • logo.png
  • transparent.gif
  • sprite.png
  • bg-top-left.png
  • bg-top.png
  • bg-top-right.png
  • bg-left.png
  • bg-right.png
  • bg-bottom-left.png
  • bg-bottom.png
  • bg-bottom-right.png
  • bg-block.png
  • bg-mask.png
  • pixel
  • iframe
  • Urbano-Regular-webfont.woff
  • Urbano-ExtraCond-webfont.woff
  • bg-side-line.gif
  • bg-button-decor.png
  • __utm.gif
  • iframe
  • go.js
  • analytics.js
  • up_loader.1.1.0.js
  • divider.gif
  • ggu-background-graphic-gold.jpg
  • bullet.png
  • ico.png
  • bg-footer.gif
  • logo-golden.png
  • bg-select-left.png
  • bg-select-center.gif
  • bg-select-button.png
  • pixel
  • modules-a580d5381bcda1101baec9a5e6ecf803.js
  • Urbano-Bold-webfont.woff
  • 2
  • eventsJSON
  • newsJSON
  • logged-in.jsp
  • alerts
  • notice-warning.png
  • iframe
  • campaign_533b2abd5e29cc20f9000008_20151212.1253.json
  • collect
  • Urbano-Bold-webfont.woff
  • up
  • extole-logo.png
  • address_books.js
  • sidebar_brand_0715.png
  • universal_pixel.1.1.1.js
  • appnexus
  • js
  • pixel
  • 26569-195221-3840-0
  • img
  • google
  • floatbox.css
  • iframe
  • generic
  • pixel
  • img
  • img
  • google
  • generic
  • generic
  • generic
  • generic
  • options.js
  • provider
  • channel-cd8cf34ed2d50ceb5ec8bdeb5d53ae1b.js
  • core.js
  • analytics.js

Our browser made a total of 102 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 50% of them (51 requests) were addressed to the original Ggu.edu, 8% (8 requests) were made to Match.adsrvr.org and 6% (6 requests) were made to Pixel.mathtag.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2 sec) belongs to the original domain Ggu.edu.

Additional info on ggu.edu

Requests

The browser has sent 90 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Ggu. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 26 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

26

Javascripts

46

Images

2

CSS

16

AJAX

90

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

33

Images

2

CSS

16

AJAX

38

Optimized

52

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.ggu.edu/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

This IP address is dedicated to Ggu.edu. This is the best domain hosting practice .

Normal result

IP Trace

ggu.edu

65.74.141.100

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

ggu.edu

65.74.141.100 300
NS

ggu.edu

ns2.ggu.edu 300
NS

ggu.edu

ns5.dnsmadeeasy.com 300
NS

ggu.edu

ns6.dnsmadeeasy.com 300
NS

ggu.edu

ns7.dnsmadeeasy.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 Ggu.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 Ggu.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

Ggu.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 63.7% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Ggu.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 Ggu. 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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