Report Summary

  • 35

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    56% of other websites

  • 90

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 76% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 95

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    91% of websites

marquette.edu

Marquette University // Be The Difference

Page Load Speed

1.2 sec in total

First Response

155 ms

Resources Loaded

763 ms

Page Rendered

277 ms

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About Website

Visit marquette.edu now to see the best up-to-date Marquette content for United States and also check out these interesting facts you probably never knew about marquette.edu

Marquette University is a Catholic, Jesuit university located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, that offers more than 80 majors through its nationally and internationally recognized colleges and schools.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Marquette.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 155 ms and then it took 1 sec 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.

Performance Metrics

marquette.edu performance score

35

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.5 s

34/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value20.6 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value5.2 s

59/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value850 ms

33/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value16.1 s

6/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

marquette.edu

155 ms

univers-edu.css

49 ms

flexslider.css

56 ms

top-navigation.css

54 ms

styles.css

81 ms

Our browser made a total of 30 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 90% of them (27 requests) were addressed to the original Marquette.edu, 7% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 3% (1 request) were made to Stats.g.doubleclick.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (394 ms) belongs to the original domain Marquette.edu.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 231.3 kB (17%)

Content Size

1.3 MB

After Optimization

1.1 MB

In fact, the total size of Marquette.edu main page is 1.3 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. 15% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.1 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-77%

Potential reduce by 29.1 kB

  • Original 37.6 kB
  • After minification 30.0 kB
  • After compression 8.5 kB

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 7.6 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 29.1 kB or 77% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-3%

Potential reduce by 34.5 kB

  • Original 1.1 MB
  • After minification 1.0 MB

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. Marquette images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-66%

Potential reduce by 140.8 kB

  • Original 212.1 kB
  • After minification 184.9 kB
  • After compression 71.3 kB

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 140.8 kB or 66% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-77%

Potential reduce by 26.9 kB

  • Original 34.8 kB
  • After minification 27.6 kB
  • After compression 7.8 kB

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. Marquette.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 26.9 kB or 77% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 8 (29%)

Requests Now

28

After Optimization

20

The browser has sent 28 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Marquette. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 5 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 5 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

marquette.edu accessibility score

90

Accessibility Issues

ARIA

These are opportunities to improve the usage of ARIA in your application which may enhance the experience for users of assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

[aria-*] attributes do not match their roles

Contrast

These are opportunities to improve the legibility of your content.

Impact

Issue

High

Background and foreground colors do not have a sufficient contrast ratio.

Best Practices

marquette.edu best practices score

75

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

High

Includes front-end JavaScript libraries with known security vulnerabilities

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Serves images with low resolution

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

marquette.edu SEO score

95

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Mobile Friendly

Make sure your pages are mobile friendly so users don’t have to pinch or zoom in order to read the content pages. [Learn more](https://developers.google.com/search/mobile-sites/).

Impact

Issue

High

Document uses legible font sizes

High

Tap targets are not sized appropriately

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    N/A

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

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

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Marquette. 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: