Analyze HES-SO - Accueil - Haute école

La HES-SO est la plus grande haute école spécialisée suisse et compte 21'000 étudiant·es et 28 hautes écoles dans 7 cantons francophones ou bilingues.

Page load speed analysis

  • 58/100

    Normal result
  • 8

    Successful tests
  • 0

    Failed test
  • First response

    313 ms

  • Resources loaded

    3.3 sec

  • Page rendered

    345 ms

  • Total page load time

    4 sec

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We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 313 ms and then it took 3.7 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 55% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 43.6 kB
    Images 782.4 kB
    Javascripts 216.9 kB
    CSS 41.1 kB

    In fact, the total size of main page is 1.1 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. 35% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 782.4 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 43.6 kB
    • After minification 41.1 kB
    • After compression 9.5 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 34.1 kB or 78% of the original size.

    • Original 782.4 kB
    • After optimization 733.0 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. HES SO images are well optimized though.

    • Original 216.9 kB
    • After minification 197.3 kB
    • After compression 72.6 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 144.3 kB or 67% of the original size.

    • Original 41.1 kB
    • After minification 32.0 kB
    • After compression 6.6 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. needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 34.4 kB or 84% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • adminzone.css
  • T1.css
  • fancybox.css
  • milonic_src.js
  • milonic_inc.js
  • functions5.js
  • mandatory.js
  • adminzone.js
  • jquery-1.6.4.min.js
  • jquery.fancybox-1.3.4.pack.js
  • openbox.js
  • basestyle.css
  • mmenudom.js
  • treemenu.js
  • openmenusbyurl.js
  • sac-2682.jpg
  • analytics.js
  • search.gif
  • ConduitBold.woff
  • ConduitITCPro-Regular.woff
  • menuTopFR.gif
  • menuTopOnFR.gif
  • logo-HES-SO.gif
  • homeLosangeRepeat.png
  • logotxt.png
  • homeLosangeTop.png
  • homeBgSiteContent.png
  • homeSecteurFR.gif
  • homeSecteurArtVisuelOnFR.gif
  • homeSecteurEconomieOnFR.gif
  • homeSecteurTravailSocialOnFR.gif
  • homeSecteurSanteOnFR.gif
  • homeSecteurIngenierieOnFR.gif
  • homeSecteurMusiqueOnFR.gif
  • homeSecteurFormationOnFR.png
  • topLine.gif
  • Fotolia-75702031aerogondo-5216.jpg
  • bfm99bfm-orchestre-HEM-C-Francois-Pirenne-2945.jpg
  • strongcodes-6442.jpg
  • Innokick-6376.jpg
  • Solar-Decathlon-09-wikipedia-6423.jpg
  • plusFR.gif
  • HES-SO-Cartouche-Masters-6470.jpg
  • rss.gif
  • homeBgChapter.png
  • logoBottom.gif
  • resSociaux.gif
  • menuTopDisplayBg.png
  • menuTopBgLine.png
  • fancybox.png
  • fancybox-x.png
  • fancybox-y.png
  • collect
  • blank.gif

Our browser made a total of 56 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 96% of them (54 requests) were addressed to the original, 4% (2 requests) were made to The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.3 sec) belongs to the original domain

Additional info on


The browser has sent 54 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of HES SO. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 12 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.











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As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to before it reached this domain.

IP address uses IP address which is currently shared with 2 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.

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IP Trace

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A 290
NS 300
NS 300

600 Mname:
Serial: 925
Refresh: 1800
Retry: 600
Expire: 1209600
Minimum-ttl: 300
MX 3600 Pri: 10

Language and encoding

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FR fr language flag


N/A  language flag





Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that French 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 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 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 96.5% of all visits is Switzerland. It’s good for that their server is also located in Switzerland, as that enables the majority of their visitors to benefit from a much faster page load time.

Good result

Good result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of HES SO. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook:

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