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sareferees.com: SA Rugby Referees | News

The South African Rugby Referees’ Association (SARRA) is made up of the 14 provincial referee societies. SARRA is affiliated to the South African Rugby Union (SARU), which is made up of the 14 provinc...

Page load speed analysis

  • 61/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    903 ms

  • Resources loaded

    5.1 sec

  • Page rendered

    269 ms

  • Total page load time

    6.3 sec

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We analyzed Sareferees.com page load time and found that the first response time was 903 ms and then it took 5.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 75% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 41.8 kB
    Images 1.8 MB
    Javascripts 662.8 kB
    CSS 309.5 kB

    In fact, the total size of Sareferees.com main page is 2.8 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. 55% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.8 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 41.8 kB
    • After minification 36.7 kB
    • After compression 7.9 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 5.2 kB, which is 12% 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 33.9 kB or 81% of the original size.

    • Original 1.8 MB
    • After optimization 1.7 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. SA Referees images are well optimized though.

    • Original 662.8 kB
    • After minification 644.0 kB
    • After compression 202.9 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 459.9 kB or 69% of the original size.

    • Original 309.5 kB
    • After minification 290.4 kB
    • After compression 52.5 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. Sareferees.com needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 257.1 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • sareferees.com
  • style.css
  • style-slide.css
  • jpaginate.css
  • modernizr-2.0.6.min.js
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  • jquery-ui-1.8.20.custom.css
  • dropdown.js
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  • jquery.qtip-1.0.0-rc3.min.js
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  • slides.min.jquery.js
  • normalize.css
  • framework.css
  • ga.js
  • bg.jpg
  • bg_header2.png
  • become-a-referee.png
  • high-school-ref.png
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  • jot
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Our browser made a total of 78 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 76% of them (59 requests) were addressed to the original Sareferees.com, 5% (4 requests) were made to Platform.twitter.com and 3% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2.5 sec) belongs to the original domain Sareferees.com.

Additional info on sareferees.com

Requests

The browser has sent 74 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of SA Referees. 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 from 10 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

19

Javascripts

43

Images

10

CSS

2

AJAX

74

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

43

Images

1

CSS

2

AJAX

27

Optimized

47

All

Normal result

IP address

Sareferees.com uses IP address which is currently shared with 3 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

sareferees.com

theeye.tv

sareferees.co.za

moonlighting.co.za

197.221.0.77

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

sareferees.com

197.221.0.77 7200
NS

sareferees.com

ns2.host-h.net 7200
NS

sareferees.com

ns1.host-h.net 7200
NS

sareferees.com

ns1.dns-h.com 7200
SOA

sareferees.com

7200 Mname: nsa.primary-ns.co.za
Rname: postmaster.your-server.co.za
Serial: 2016071401
Refresh: 86400
Retry: 1800
Expire: 3600000
Minimum-ttl: 86400

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 Sareferees.com 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 Sareferees.com 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

Sareferees.com 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 78.5% of all visits is South Africa. It’s good for Sareferees.com that their server is also located in South Africa, 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 SA Referees. 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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