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bridgecycles.co.za: Bridge Cycles

Bridge Cycles providing Bicycles, Mountain Bikes, Road Bikes, Cycling Gear and Expert Advice for over 25 years

Page load speed analysis

  • 62/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    468 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1.7 sec

  • Page rendered

    192 ms

  • Total page load time

    2.3 sec

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We analyzed Bridgecycles.co.za page load time and found that the first response time was 468 ms and then it took 1.9 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 30% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 66.0 kB
    Images 1.3 MB
    Javascripts 463.1 kB
    CSS 184.1 kB

    In fact, the total size of Bridgecycles.co.za main page is 2.1 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. 75% of websites need less resources to load and that’s why Accessify’s recommendations for optimization and resource minification can be helpful for this project. Images take 1.3 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 66.0 kB
    • After minification 57.7 kB
    • After compression 10.8 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 8.4 kB, which is 13% 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 55.3 kB or 84% of the original size.

    • Original 1.3 MB
    • After optimization 1.1 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. Obviously, Bridge Cycles needs image optimization as it can save up to 222.9 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 463.1 kB
    • After minification 427.8 kB
    • After compression 129.9 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 333.2 kB or 72% of the original size.

    • Original 184.1 kB
    • After minification 144.3 kB
    • After compression 28.3 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. Bridgecycles.co.za needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 155.9 kB or 85% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 117 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 75% of them (88 requests) were addressed to the original Bridgecycles.co.za, 9% (10 requests) were made to Static.xx.fbcdn.net and 7% (8 requests) were made to Scontent.xx.fbcdn.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (504 ms) belongs to the original domain Bridgecycles.co.za.

Additional info on bridgecycles.co.za

Requests

The browser has sent 115 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Bridge Cycles. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 23 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 8 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

23

Javascripts

81

Images

8

CSS

3

AJAX

115

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

76

Images

1

CSS

3

AJAX

34

Optimized

81

All

Normal result

IP address

Bridgecycles.co.za 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

bridgecycles.co.za

auburnislamiccentre.org.au

babynamestats.com

fluxometro.com

eliztech.com

192.185.52.187

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

bridgecycles.co.za

192.185.52.187 14399
NS

bridgecycles.co.za

ns2635.hostgator.com 86399
NS

bridgecycles.co.za

ns2636.hostgator.com 86399
SOA

bridgecycles.co.za

86399 Mname: ns8295.hostgator.com
Rname: dnsadmin.gator4148.hostgator.com
Serial: 2016070300
Refresh: 86400
Retry: 7200
Expire: 3600000
Minimum-ttl: 86400
MX

bridgecycles.co.za

bridgecycles.co.za 14399 Pri: 0

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 Bridgecycles.co.za 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 Bridgecycles.co.za 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

Bridgecycles.co.za 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 72.1% of all visits is South Africa. It lies approximately 8840 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 Bridgecycles.co.za page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to South Africa 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 Bridge Cycles. 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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