Analyze University of Plymouth

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Page load speed analysis

  • 66/100

    Normal result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    243 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1.7 sec

  • Page rendered

    605 ms

  • Total page load time

    2.5 sec

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We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 243 ms and then it took 2.3 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 40% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 78.9 kB
    Images 1.2 MB
    Javascripts 411.1 kB
    CSS 244.3 kB

    In fact, the total size of main page is 1.9 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. 50% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.2 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 78.9 kB
    • After minification 75.2 kB
    • After compression 16.7 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 62.2 kB or 79% of the original size.

    • Original 1.2 MB
    • After optimization 1.2 MB

    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. Plymouth images are well optimized though.

    • Original 411.1 kB
    • After minification 411.1 kB
    • After compression 141.7 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 269.5 kB or 66% of the original size.

    • Original 244.3 kB
    • After minification 244.2 kB
    • After compression 34.3 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. needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 210.0 kB or 86% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 47 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 13% of them (6 requests) were addressed to the original, 64% (30 requests) were made to and 4% (2 requests) were made to The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (428 ms) belongs to the original domain

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The browser has sent 40 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Plymouth. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 7 to 1 for JavaScripts 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

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

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IP Trace

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A 600
NS 86400
NS 86400
NS 86400
NS 86400

Language and encoding

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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 English is used on the page, and it matches the claimed language. 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.

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Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 42% of all visits is United Kingdom. It lies approximately 180 miles away from the server location (Ireland) and such a small distance can positively affect website speed, as data can travel really fast between those locations.

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Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of Plymouth. 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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