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news.ucsc.edu: University News & Events

Page load speed analysis

  • 55/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    396 ms

  • Resources loaded

    6.3 sec

  • Page rendered

    296 ms

  • Total page load time

    7 sec

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We analyzed News.ucsc.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 396 ms and then it took 6.6 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 80% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 22.3 kB
    Images 308.1 kB
    Javascripts 328.9 kB
    CSS 106.5 kB

    In fact, the total size of News.ucsc.edu main page is 765.9 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. 40% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 328.9 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 22.3 kB
    • After minification 19.8 kB
    • After compression 6.2 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 2.5 kB, which is 11% 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 16.2 kB or 72% of the original size.

    • Original 308.1 kB
    • After optimization 256.5 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. Obviously, News Ucsc needs image optimization as it can save up to 51.6 kB or 17% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 328.9 kB
    • After minification 179.7 kB
    • After compression 55.7 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 273.3 kB or 83% of the original size.

    • Original 106.5 kB
    • After minification 106.1 kB
    • After compression 24.4 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. News.ucsc.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 82.2 kB or 77% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • news.ucsc.edu
  • ucsc.css
  • modernizr.js
  • jquery.js
  • imagecache.js
  • responsive.js
  • main.js
  • claude-steele-80.jpg
  • cover-thumb.jpg
  • climate-conf-80.png
  • fogo-thumb.jpg
  • alumni-dance-project-thumb.png
  • questions-thumb.jpg
  • mckown-thumb.jpg
  • sloan-logo.jpg
  • camilla-forsberg-thumb.jpg
  • allens-thumb.jpg
  • li-liu-thumb.jpg
  • groundwater-80.jpg
  • wfirst-thumb.jpg
  • cover-80.jpg
  • santa-cruz-sentinel.png
  • mercury-news.png
  • science-mag.png
  • jerusalem-post.png
  • storycruz-logo.jpg
  • search_button.gif
  • ucsc-logotype.svg
  • gtm.js
  • analytics.js
  • collect

Our browser made a total of 31 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 61% of them (19 requests) were addressed to the original News.ucsc.edu, 26% (8 requests) were made to Static.ucsc.edu and 6% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (5.5 sec) belongs to the original domain News.ucsc.edu.

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Requests

The browser has sent 30 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of News Ucsc. 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.

7

Javascripts

22

Images

1

CSS

30

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

22

Images

1

CSS

6

Optimized

24

All

Normal result

IP address

News.ucsc.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

news.ucsc.edu

research.ucsc.edu

reg.ucsc.edu

ucsc.edu

its.ucsc.edu

128.114.109.5

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

wcms-ucsc.prd.web.aws.ucsc.edu

128.114.109.5 60
CNAME

news.ucsc.edu

wcms-ucsc.prd.web.aws.ucsc.edu 300

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 News.ucsc.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 News.ucsc.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

News.ucsc.edu has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.

Normal result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 55.5% of all visits is United States. It’s good for News.ucsc.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 News Ucsc. 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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