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finaid.wisc.edu: Office of Student Financial Aid – UW–Madison

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Page load speed analysis

  • 64/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    244 ms

  • Resources loaded

    796 ms

  • Page rendered

    251 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.3 sec

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We analyzed Finaid.wisc.edu page load time and found that the first response time was 244 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.

Page optimization

  • HTML 30.7 kB
    Images 1.6 MB
    Javascripts 133.9 kB
    CSS 17.2 kB

    In fact, the total size of Finaid.wisc.edu main page is 1.8 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. 35% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.6 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 30.7 kB
    • After minification 24.1 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 6.5 kB, which is 21% 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 24.5 kB or 80% of the original size.

    • Original 1.6 MB
    • After optimization 1.5 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. Fin Aid Wisc images are well optimized though.

    • Original 133.9 kB
    • After minification 127.3 kB
    • After compression 45.3 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 88.5 kB or 66% of the original size.

    • Original 17.2 kB
    • After minification 11.8 kB
    • After compression 3.4 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. Finaid.wisc.edu needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 13.8 kB or 80% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • finaid.wisc.edu
  • jQuery.js
  • jquery-cookie.js
  • droppanels.js
  • hoverIntent.js
  • superfish.js
  • main.css
  • finaid.css
  • jQuery-fadingSlideShow.js
  • ga.js
  • window-bg.jpg
  • wordmark.gif
  • crest.png
  • stdntFinAid.png
  • nav_bg.jpg
  • nav_button_border.gif
  • shell_bg_right.jpg
  • doormontage1.png
  • Union_CaptionBg-trans.png
  • types_banner.png
  • boats1.jpg
  • babcock.jpg
  • snow_bike.jpg
  • bridge2.jpg
  • sunset_people.jpg
  • tripp.jpg
  • snow_banner.png
  • carsons.jpg
  • greenhouse.jpg
  • aerial_lakeshore2.jpg
  • camp_randall_heads.jpg
  • play-button.png
  • stop-button.gif
  • default.aspx
  • __utm.gif

Our browser made a total of 35 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 94% of them (33 requests) were addressed to the original Finaid.wisc.edu, 6% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (383 ms) belongs to the original domain Finaid.wisc.edu.

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Requests

The browser has sent 32 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Fin Aid Wisc. 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

23

Images

2

CSS

32

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

23

Images

2

CSS

6

Optimized

26

All

Normal result

IP address

Finaid.wisc.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

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

finaid.wisc.edu

128.104.80.92 14400
NS

finaid.wisc.edu

adns1.doit.wisc.edu 14400
NS

finaid.wisc.edu

adns2.doit.wisc.edu 14400
NS

finaid.wisc.edu

adns3.doit.wisc.edu 14400
SOA

finaid.wisc.edu

600 Mname: adns1.doit.wisc.edu
Rname: hostmaster.doit.wisc.edu
Serial: 46
Refresh: 7200
Retry: 1800
Expire: 3628800
Minimum-ttl: 600

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 Finaid.wisc.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 Finaid.wisc.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

Finaid.wisc.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 63% of all visits is United States. It’s good for Finaid.wisc.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 Fin Aid Wisc. 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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