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ncutvet.edu.za: Northern Cape Urban TVET College

The best college in the Northern Cape

Page load speed analysis

  • 69/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    769 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1.8 sec

  • Page rendered

    265 ms

  • Total page load time

    2.8 sec

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We analyzed Ncutvet.edu.za page load time and found that the first response time was 769 ms and then it took 2 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 35% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 14.3 kB
    Images 579.9 kB
    Javascripts 126.8 kB
    CSS 16.4 kB

    In fact, the total size of Ncutvet.edu.za main page is 737.4 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. 35% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 579.9 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 14.3 kB
    • After minification 12.0 kB
    • After compression 3.5 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 2.3 kB, which is 16% 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 10.8 kB or 76% of the original size.

    • Original 579.9 kB
    • After optimization 555.8 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. Ncu TVET images are well optimized though.

    • Original 126.8 kB
    • After minification 126.8 kB
    • After compression 46.1 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 80.7 kB or 64% of the original size.

    • Original 16.4 kB
    • After minification 10.9 kB
    • After compression 3.2 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. Ncutvet.edu.za needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 13.2 kB or 80% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • ncutvet.edu.za
  • style.css
  • grid.css
  • menu.css
  • jquery-1.10.2.min.js
  • lightbox-2.6.min.js
  • lightbox.css
  • bg.jpg
  • header.png
  • logo.png
  • welcome.jpg
  • city.jpg
  • best.png
  • moremogolo.jpg
  • coursebg.jpg
  • course_business.jpg
  • course_it.jpg
  • course_ncv.jpg
  • course_natualscience.jpg
  • course_occupational.jpg
  • principal.jpg
  • registernow.jpg
  • fb.jpg
  • twitter.jpg
  • nosa.jpg
  • sabs.jpg
  • analytics.js
  • loading.gif
  • close.png
  • collect

Our browser made a total of 30 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 93% of them (28 requests) were addressed to the original Ncutvet.edu.za, 7% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (769 ms) belongs to the original domain Ncutvet.edu.za.

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Requests

The browser has sent 29 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Ncu TVET. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

3

Javascripts

22

Images

4

CSS

29

All

Possible request optimization

3

Javascripts

22

Images

1

CSS

3

Optimized

26

All

Normal result

IP address

Ncutvet.edu.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

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138.201.19.4

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

ncutvet.edu.za

138.201.19.4 14399
NS

ncutvet.edu.za

ns1.dns-guards.com 3599
NS

ncutvet.edu.za

ns2.dns-guards.com 3599
SOA

ncutvet.edu.za

3599 Mname: ns1.dns-guards.com
Rname: admin.digiserv.biz
Serial: 2017032800
Refresh: 3600
Retry: 7200
Expire: 1209600
Minimum-ttl: 86400
MX

ncutvet.edu.za

ncutvet-edu-za.mail.protection.outlook.com 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 Ncutvet.edu.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 Ncutvet.edu.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

Ncutvet.edu.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 100% of all visits is South Africa. It lies approximately 5620 miles away from the server location (Germany) 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 Ncutvet.edu.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 Ncu TVET. 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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