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iowacentral.edu: Iowa Central Community College

Iowa Central Community College has over 100 programs to choose from and offers an affordable alternative to a 4 year university. Located in Fort Dodge, Iowa, Iowa Central prepares students for success...

Page load speed analysis

  • 56/100

    Normal result
  • 3

    Successful tests
  • 5

    Failed tests
  • First response

    230 ms

  • Resources loaded

    665 ms

  • Page rendered

    195 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.1 sec

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We analyzed Iowacentral.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 230 ms and then it took 860 ms to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 15% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 24.9 kB
    Images 136.8 kB
    Javascripts 118.0 kB
    CSS 31.4 kB

    In fact, the total size of Iowacentral.edu main page is 311.0 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. 45% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 136.8 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 24.9 kB
    • After minification 22.5 kB
    • After compression 6.5 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 18.4 kB or 74% of the original size.

    • Original 136.8 kB
    • After optimization 130.4 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. Iowa Central images are well optimized though.

    • Original 118.0 kB
    • After minification 114.6 kB
    • After compression 43.1 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 74.9 kB or 63% of the original size.

    • Original 31.4 kB
    • After minification 23.2 kB
    • After compression 6.3 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. Iowacentral.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 25.1 kB or 80% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • iowacentral.edu
  • IE7home.css
  • home.css
  • layout.css
  • layoutIE7styles.css
  • jquery.min.js
  • hover.js
  • jsapi
  • seach_engine.js
  • swfobject.js
  • rotator.js
  • jquery.fancybox-1.3.4.css
  • jquery.fancybox-1.3.4.pack.js
  • jquery.fancybox-effects.js
  • conversion.js
  • default+en.css
  • default+en.I.js
  • ga.js
  • 50logo.jpg
  • apply_now_main.gif
  • future_off.png
  • current_students_off.png
  • parents_off.png
  • alumni_foundation_off.png
  • bus_comm_off.png
  • career_services_off.png
  • distance_learning_off.png
  • arrow.gif
  • vp_search_seal.jpg
  • writing_center.jpg
  • homecoming.jpg
  • f_logo.gif
  • twitter.gif
  • rss.gif
  • paper.gif
  • contact.gif
  • map_icon2.png
  • __utm.gif
  • bg.jpg
  • search.gif
  • nav_bg.png
  • triton_news.gif
  • column_box_bottom.gif
  • featured_events.gif
  • campus_calendar.gif
  • rssmikle.js
  • icon_popup.gif
  • __utm.gif
  • jquery.min.js
  • analytics.js
  • collect

Our browser made a total of 55 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 71% of them (39 requests) were addressed to the original Iowacentral.edu, 9% (5 requests) were made to Google.com and 9% (5 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (230 ms) belongs to the original domain Iowacentral.edu.

Additional info on iowacentral.edu

Requests

The browser has sent 53 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Iowa Central. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 15 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

15

Javascripts

30

Images

6

CSS

2

AJAX

53

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

24

Images

1

CSS

2

AJAX

25

Optimized

28

All

Normal result

IP address

Iowacentral.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

iowacentral.edu

iowacentral.com

iccc.cc.ia.us

online.iowacentral.edu

willowridgegolf.com

216.159.180.46

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

iowacentral.edu

216.159.180.46 298
NS

iowacentral.edu

proxynew.iowacentral.edu 300
SOA

iowacentral.edu

300 Mname: proxynew.iowacentral.edu
Rname: iowacentral.edu
Serial: 261
Refresh: 3600
Retry: 900
Expire: 1209600
Minimum-ttl: 3600
MX

iowacentral.edu

spam2.iowacentral.edu 300 Pri: 10
MX

iowacentral.edu

spam.iowacentral.edu 300 Pri: 10

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 Iowacentral.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 Iowacentral.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

Iowacentral.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 98.7% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Iowacentral.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 Iowa Central. 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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