Ua.edu Site Title

The University of Alabama

Ua.edu Meta Description

Official Web Site of The University of Alabama. Founded in 1831 as the state's flagship university, UA is a student-centered research university and academic community united in its commitment to enhancing the quality of life for all Alabamians.

Ua.edu Test Results

ua.edu Mobile Usability: 97/100

Quick overview:
Size tap targets appropriately
Some of the links/buttons on your webpage may be too small for a user to easily tap on a touchscreen. Consider making these tap targets larger to provide a better user experience.
The following tap targets are close to other nearby tap targets and may need additional spacing around them.
The tap target <a href="https://www.ua.edu/" class="navbar-brand u…a-logo-stacked">The University of Alabama</a> is close to 1 other tap targets .
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ua.edu Mobile Speed: 3/100

Quick overview:
Optimize images
Properly formatting and compressing images can save many bytes of data.
Optimize the following images to reduce their size by 4.7MiB (70% reduction).
Compressing https://www.ua.edu/img/students101_1920.jpg could save 1.1MiB (77% reduction).
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Eliminate render-blocking JavaScript and CSS in above-the-fold content
Your page has 5 blocking CSS resources. This causes a delay in rendering your page.
None of the above-the-fold content on your page could be rendered without waiting for the following resources to load. Try to defer or asynchronously load blocking resources, or inline the critical portions of those resources directly in the HTML.
Optimize CSS Delivery of the following:
https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Lato:400,700,300|Open+Sans:400,300,600,700
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Leverage browser caching
Setting an expiry date or a maximum age in the HTTP headers for static resources instructs the browser to load previously downloaded resources from local disk rather than over the network.
Leverage browser caching for the following cacheable resources:
https://www.ua.edu/assets/css/bootstrap-accessibility.css (expiration not specified)
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Enable compression
Compressing resources with gzip or deflate can reduce the number of bytes sent over the network.
Enable compression for the following resources to reduce their transfer size by 366.9KiB (81% reduction).
Compressing https://www.ua.edu/assets/css/style.min.css?ver=1.1.8 could save 106.1KiB (84% reduction).
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Avoid landing page redirects
Your page has 2 redirects. Redirects introduce additional delays before the page can be loaded.
Avoid landing page redirects for the following chain of redirected URLs.
http://ua.edu/
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Minify HTML
Compacting HTML code, including any inline JavaScript and CSS contained in it, can save many bytes of data and speed up download and parse times.
Minify HTML for the following resources to reduce their size by 30.3KiB (27% reduction).
Minifying https://www.ua.edu/ could save 30.3KiB (27% reduction).
Minify CSS
Compacting CSS code can save many bytes of data and speed up download and parse times.
Minify CSS for the following resources to reduce their size by 405B (16% reduction).
Minifying https://www.ua.edu/assets/css/bootstrap-accessibility.css could save 405B (16% reduction).

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