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waes.ac.uk: Westminster Adult Education Service, adult learning in the heart of London

Westminster Adult Education Service, WAES, is Westminster's adult college offering hundreds of full time and part time qualification and general interest courses in London.

Page load speed analysis

  • 68/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    264 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2.6 sec

  • Page rendered

    184 ms

  • Total page load time

    3 sec

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We analyzed Waes.ac.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 264 ms and then it took 2.8 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 45% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 75.1 kB
    Images 698.4 kB
    Javascripts 337.5 kB
    CSS 104.3 kB

    In fact, the total size of Waes.ac.uk main page is 1.2 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. 40% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 698.4 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 75.1 kB
    • After minification 56.1 kB
    • After compression 17.2 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 19.0 kB, which is 25% 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 57.9 kB or 77% of the original size.

    • Original 698.4 kB
    • After optimization 686.2 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. Waes images are well optimized though.

    • Original 337.5 kB
    • After minification 275.4 kB
    • After compression 91.3 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 246.2 kB or 73% of the original size.

    • Original 104.3 kB
    • After minification 80.2 kB
    • After compression 14.3 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. Waes.ac.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 89.9 kB or 86% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • waes.ac.uk
  • www.waes.ac.uk
  • main.css
  • prettyPhoto.css
  • jquery.jscrollpane.css
  • jquery.min.js
  • kwl4hxw.js
  • jquery-cycle2.min.js
  • jquery.cycle2.swipe.js
  • jquery.infieldlabel.min.js
  • jquery.urlencode.js
  • general-1.0.1.js
  • jquery.prettyPhoto.js
  • jquery.cmsform-1.0.2.js
  • knockout.js
  • jquery.mousewheel.js
  • jquery.jscrollpane.js
  • WebResource.axd
  • ScriptResource.axd
  • ScriptResource.axd
  • menu.js
  • spotlight.js
  • course-menu.js
  • waes-logo.png
  • IMG_8768-lowres-crop-v1-thumb.JPG
  • WAES-Open-Day-568-crop-v1-thumb.jpg
  • yousaidwedid2-crop-v1-thumb.jpg
  • show-image-custom.ashx
  • show-image-custom.ashx
  • show-image-custom.ashx
  • show-image-custom.ashx
  • show-image-custom.ashx
  • show-image-custom.ashx
  • visualartpainting-crop-v1.JPG
  • front-module-EIS-crop-v1.JPG
  • wesminster-logo.jpg
  • bg-dropdown.png
  • social-icons1.png
  • circle-arrows.png
  • PalatIta.ttf
  • bg-plus.jpg
  • bg-pdf.jpg
  • prev-next.png
  • bg-transparent.png
  • GetDepartments
  • ga.js
  • but-cookie-close.png
  • bg-home-carousel-paging.png
  • bg-home-carousel-paging-orange.png
  • bg-home-carousel-paging-light-blue.png
  • bg-home-carousel-paging-purple.png
  • carouselmarch2016v3-crop-v1.jpg
  • __utm.gif
  • ga-audiences

Our browser made a total of 54 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 91% of them (49 requests) were addressed to the original Waes.ac.uk, 4% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 2% (1 request) were made to Ajax.googleapis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1 sec) belongs to the original domain Waes.ac.uk.

Additional info on waes.ac.uk

Requests

The browser has sent 50 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Waes. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 19 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

19

Javascripts

27

Images

3

CSS

1

AJAX

50

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

27

Images

3

CSS

1

AJAX

18

Optimized

32

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.waes.ac.uk/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Waes.ac.uk 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

waes.ac.uk

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webicms.com

webigence.com

bygonecollection.co.uk

51.140.8.150

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

waes.ac.uk

51.140.8.150 300
NS

waes.ac.uk

ns1.livedns.co.uk 300
NS

waes.ac.uk

ns2.livedns.co.uk 300
NS

waes.ac.uk

ns3.livedns.co.uk 300
SOA

waes.ac.uk

300 Mname: ns1.livedns.co.uk
Rname: admin.waes.ac.uk
Serial: 1559945665
Refresh: 10800
Retry: 3600
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 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 Waes.ac.uk 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 Waes.ac.uk 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

Waes.ac.uk 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 100% of all visits is United Kingdom. It’s good for Waes.ac.uk that their server is also located in United Kingdom, 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 Waes. 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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