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lib.montana.edu: Montana State University (MSU) Library - MSU Library | Montana State University

Montana State University (MSU) Library is here to help students, faculty, and the people of Montana with their quest for information and research.

Page load speed analysis

  • 69/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    482 ms

  • Resources loaded

    977 ms

  • Page rendered

    147 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.6 sec

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We analyzed Lib.montana.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 482 ms and then it took 1.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 20% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 19.0 kB
    Images 90.2 kB
    Javascripts 94.2 kB
    CSS 213.5 kB

    In fact, the total size of Lib.montana.edu main page is 416.9 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. CSS take 213.5 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 19.0 kB
    • After minification 15.6 kB
    • After compression 5.0 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 3.4 kB, which is 18% 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 13.9 kB or 74% of the original size.

    • Original 90.2 kB
    • After optimization 89.0 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. Lib Montana images are well optimized though.

    • Original 94.2 kB
    • After minification 94.2 kB
    • After compression 27.9 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 66.4 kB or 70% of the original size.

    • Original 213.5 kB
    • After minification 206.6 kB
    • After compression 40.0 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. Lib.montana.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 173.5 kB or 81% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • lib.montana.edu
  • slick-theme.css
  • slick.css
  • bootstrap.min.css
  • font-awesome.css
  • css
  • common.css
  • jquery.min.js
  • styles-all.css
  • home.css
  • slick.js
  • nav.js
  • bootstrap.min.js
  • ou-direct-edit.js
  • analytics.js
  • bk108.png
  • mobile_search.png
  • logo_trans.png
  • library.png
  • slide-research.jpg
  • search-new.png
  • msu-library-instagram.jpg
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  • fontawesome-webfont.woff
  • collect
  • print.css
  • ajax-loader.gif

Our browser made a total of 33 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 58% of them (19 requests) were addressed to the original Lib.montana.edu, 12% (4 requests) were made to Netdna.bootstrapcdn.com and 9% (3 requests) were made to Themes.googleusercontent.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (482 ms) belongs to the original domain Lib.montana.edu.

Additional info on lib.montana.edu

Requests

The browser has sent 25 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Lib Montana. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 6 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 9 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

6

Javascripts

10

Images

9

CSS

25

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

10

Images

1

CSS

13

Optimized

12

All

Normal result

IP address

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

Normal result

IP Trace

lib.montana.edu

153.90.170.5

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

lib.montana.edu

153.90.170.5 21599
NS

lib.montana.edu

dns1.msu.montana.edu 21599
NS

lib.montana.edu

dns2.msu.montana.edu 21599
SOA

lib.montana.edu

21599 Mname: dns1.msu.montana.edu
Rname: mhitch.montana.edu
Serial: 2013080646
Refresh: 3600
Retry: 600
Expire: 3600000
Minimum-ttl: 86400

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

N/A  language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Lib.montana.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 Lib.montana.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

Lib.montana.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 77.4% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Lib.montana.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 Lib Montana. 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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