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sfu.ca: SFU.ca - Simon Fraser University

Page load speed analysis

  • First response

    200 ms

  • Resources loaded

    21.41 sec

  • Page rendered

    844 ms

  • Total page load time

    22.45 sec

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We analyzed sfu.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 200 ms and then it took 22.25 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page.

Page optimization

  • HTML 112.91 Kb
    Images 627.58 Kb
    Javascripts 181.53 Kb
    CSS 85.66 Kb

    In fact, the total size of sfu.ca main page is 826.15 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. 65% of websites need less resources to load.Images take 627.58 Kb which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 112.91 Kb
    • After minification 105.01 Kb
    • After compression 36.13 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 36.13 Kb or 68% of the original size.

    • Original 627.58 Kb
    • After optimization 564.82 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. Sfu needs image optimization as it can save up to 564.82 Kb or 90% of the original volume..The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 181.53 Kb
    • After minification 167.01 Kb
    • After compression 54.46 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 54.46 Kb or 30% of the original size.

    • Original 85.66 Kb
    • After minification 82.23 Kb
    • After compression 21.41 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.sfu.ca needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 21.41 Kb or 25% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • www.sfu.ca
  • head-2015.styles.min.css
  • sfu-main.css
  • main-base-2015-head.css
  • main-base-2015.css
  • social-block.css
  • jquery.min.js
  • utils.min.js
  • granite.min.js
  • jquery.min.js
  • jquery-ui.min.js
  • jquery-ui.min.js
  • head-2015.scripts.min.js
  • iframe_api
  • lwcw.js
  • livewhaleCalendar.min.js
  • footer.scripts.min.js
  • toggleFormContent.min.js
  • new_home.js
  • css
  • analytics.js
  • facebook.png
  • youtube.png
  • twitter.png
  • instagram.png
  • LinkedIn.png
  • support.png
  • sfu-logo@2x.png
  • search.png
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  • %5Clivewhale%5Ctheme%5Ccore%5Cstyles%5Cwidgets.css
  • %5Clivewhale%5Cplugins%5Cjquery%5Cjquery.lw-widget.js
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  • DINWeb-Light.woff
  • Surrey-Galleria.jpg
  • Burnaby-MountainView.jpg
  • Burnaby-Spring-Flags.jpg
  • Van-Harbour-Summer-Elevator.jpg
  • Burnaby-Spring-FlowerSign.jpg
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Our browser made a total of 77 requests and 3 domains to load all elements on the main page.We found that 71% of them (55 requests) were addressed to the original www.sfu.ca,17% (13 request) were made to sfu.lwcal.comand 17.% (2 request) were made to www.google-analytics.com.The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.61 sec) relates to the external 1558653252562.jpg.

Additional info on sfu.ca

Requests

The browser has sent 68 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Sfu. According to our analytics all requests are already optimized.

16

Javascripts

45

Images

7

CSS

68

All

Possible request optimization

4

Javascripts

31

Images

2

CSS

30

Optimized

38

All

Good result

IP address

sfu.ca 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

142.58.95.248

142.58.102.68

142.58.190.128

DNS records

Type Info
A142.58.95.248
A142.58.102.68
A142.58.190.128
MXMX preference = 10, Mail exchanger = proofpoint5.sfu.ca.
MXMX preference = 10, Mail exchanger = proofpoint3.sfu.ca.
MXMX preference = 10, Mail exchanger = proofpoint4.sfu.ca.
MXMX preference = 10, Mail exchanger = proofpoint2.sfu.ca.
NSns2.sfu.ca.
NSwhistler.sfu.ca.
NSns3.sfu.ca.
SOAwhistler.sfu.ca. hostmaster.sfu.ca. 2019053101 300 1800 2419201 86400
TXT"v=spf1 ip4:142.58.100.0/22 ip4:142.58.190.0/24 ip4:142.58.95.163/32 ?all"
TXT"google-site-verification=vBX7WlTTXqdXC8JAP1mfwKULtZCLeIkR1XYsqEMkBhs"
TXT"google-site-verification=ZA5i43AzVSs2lDF8NmEXayKQV7-GDyaQ6XkV9WmojOI"
TXT"google-site-verification=1cwOiX7WqU2VS5nKckSFmc466S6G_gDGb3av7bnCvwE"
TXT"Simon Fraser University"
TXT"adobe-idp-site-verification=50704ab7-0d21-4365-bbe7-02cd2ef24e03" ""
TXT"MS=58C2313E0DB822609AFE5425B91DE8B7CFB09C1F"

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

N/A da language flag

Detected

N/Asv language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise sfu.ca can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our system also found out that sfu.ca 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.

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HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

sfu.ca 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 80% of all visits is Canada. It lies approximately 5150 miles away from the server location (United States) and such a long distance can negatively affect website speed, as it takes some time for data to travel back and forth between those places. That’s why one of the best ways to speed up sfu.ca page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to Canada or just closer to the user base.

Poor result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

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