Analyze Shanghai American School | Best International School

China's most established international school since 1912, independent, not-for-profit, located in Shanghai, China. Shanghai American School has two campuses and over 2,700 students enrolled in Pre...

Page load speed analysis

  • 61/100

    Normal result
  • 8

    Successful tests
  • 0

    Failed test
  • First response

    97 ms

  • Resources loaded

    5.2 sec

  • Page rendered

    555 ms

  • Total page load time

    5.9 sec

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We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 97 ms and then it took 5.8 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 75% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 68.9 kB
    Images 3.3 MB
    Javascripts 2.9 MB
    CSS 151.1 kB

    In fact, the total size of main page is 6.4 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. 80% of websites need less resources to load and that’s why Accessify’s recommendations for optimization and resource minification can be helpful for this project. Images take 3.3 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 68.9 kB
    • After minification 66.1 kB
    • After compression 17.5 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 51.3 kB or 75% of the original size.

    • Original 3.3 MB
    • After optimization 3.2 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. Saschina images are well optimized though.

    • Original 2.9 MB
    • After minification 2.9 MB
    • After compression 846.1 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 2.1 MB or 71% of the original size.

    • Original 151.1 kB
    • After minification 116.5 kB
    • After compression 23.8 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 127.3 kB or 84% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 81 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 38% of them (31 requests) were addressed to the original, 12% (10 requests) were made to and 10% (8 requests) were made to The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (3.6 sec) belongs to the original domain

Additional info on


The browser has sent 65 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Saschina. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 18 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 11 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.











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As for redirects, our browser reached this domain in two steps. The first redirect led to, then it was forwarded to, and finally we managed to open this domain. We strongly recommend that the redirects should be reduced, as the more redirects a site has, the slower it loads.

IP address uses IP addresses which are currently shared with 5 other domains. The more sites share the same stack of IP addresses, 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 300
NS 300
NS 300
NS 300

300 Mname:
Serial: 1634269396
Refresh: 21600
Retry: 7200
Expire: 1209600
Minimum-ttl: 300

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 62% of all visits is United States. It’s good for 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.

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Social Sharing Optimization

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