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arch.tamu.edu: Home - College of Architecture

Page load speed analysis

  • 57/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    2 sec

  • Resources loaded

    2.9 sec

  • Page rendered

    215 ms

  • Total page load time

    5.1 sec

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We analyzed Arch.tamu.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 2 sec and then it took 3.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 50% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 79.7 kB
    Images 549.0 kB
    Javascripts 232.2 kB
    CSS 141.0 kB

    In fact, the total size of Arch.tamu.edu main page is 1.0 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. 30% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 549.0 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 79.7 kB
    • After minification 69.9 kB
    • After compression 11.0 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 9.8 kB, which is 12% 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 68.7 kB or 86% of the original size.

    • Original 549.0 kB
    • After optimization 541.9 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. Arch Tamu images are well optimized though.

    • Original 232.2 kB
    • After minification 219.5 kB
    • After compression 78.1 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 154.0 kB or 66% of the original size.

    • Original 141.0 kB
    • After minification 139.8 kB
    • After compression 23.6 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. Arch.tamu.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 117.5 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • www.arch.tamu.edu
  • base.css
  • base.css
  • css
  • galleria.twelve.css
  • flyout.jpg
  • flyout-left.jpg
  • flyout-right.jpg
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  • jquery-1.8.3.min.js
  • bootstrap-transition.js
  • bootstrap-dropdown.js
  • bootstrap-alert.js
  • bootstrap-tab.js
  • bootstrap-menu-tab.js
  • bootstrap-collapse.js
  • bootstrap-carousel.js
  • menu.js
  • Liu-homepage-new.jpg
  • placeholder.min.js
  • galleria-1.2.9.min.js
  • phlog.js
  • directory.js
  • flyout-hover.jpg
  • tamu-small.png
  • tamu.png
  • coa.png
  • coa-sprites.png
  • ga.js
  • galleria.twelve.min.js
  • __utm.gif

Our browser made a total of 45 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 93% of them (42 requests) were addressed to the original Arch.tamu.edu, 4% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 2% (1 request) were made to Fonts.googleapis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2 sec) belongs to the original domain Arch.tamu.edu.

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Requests

The browser has sent 44 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Arch Tamu. 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 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

15

Javascripts

25

Images

4

CSS

44

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

25

Images

1

CSS

17

Optimized

27

All

Normal result

IP address

Arch.tamu.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

arch.tamu.edu

archone.tamu.edu

viz.tamu.edu

laup.arch.tamu.edu

live.viz.tamu.edu

128.194.165.160

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

arch.tamu.edu

128.194.165.160 3600
NS

arch.tamu.edu

ns2.tamu.edu 3600
NS

arch.tamu.edu

ns1.tamu.edu 3600
NS

arch.tamu.edu

ns4.tamu.edu 3600
NS

arch.tamu.edu

ns3.tamu.edu 3600

Language and encoding

Good result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

EN en language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

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

Arch.tamu.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 71.6% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Arch.tamu.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 Arch Tamu. 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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