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4pos.co.za: 4POS Software for the Independently Minded Retailer!

Simply the best Point of Sale (POS) Software!

Page load speed analysis

  • 47/100

    Normal result
  • 3

    Successful tests
  • 5

    Failed tests
  • First response

    192 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1.6 sec

  • Page rendered

    434 ms

  • Total page load time

    2.2 sec

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We analyzed 4pos.co.za page load time and found that the first response time was 192 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 46.2 kB
    Images 2.3 MB
    Javascripts 422.5 kB
    CSS 294.9 kB

    In fact, the total size of 4pos.co.za main page is 3.1 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. 80% 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 2.3 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 46.2 kB
    • After minification 45.6 kB
    • After compression 8.5 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. 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 37.7 kB or 82% of the original size.

    • Original 2.3 MB
    • After optimization 2.2 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. 4POS images are well optimized though.

    • Original 422.5 kB
    • After minification 418.3 kB
    • After compression 135.8 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 286.6 kB or 68% of the original size.

    • Original 294.9 kB
    • After minification 287.5 kB
    • After compression 46.5 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. 4pos.co.za needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 248.4 kB or 84% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • 4pos.co.za
  • xr_fonts.css
  • xr_main.css
  • xr_text.css
  • custom_styles.css
  • roe.js
  • replaceMobileFonts.js
  • prs4.js
  • jquery.js
  • datamap.js
  • menu.js
  • ani.css
  • jquery.cycle.all.min.js
  • cycle_bottomradio_v8_config.js
  • 1.js
  • css
  • css
  • css
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  • server.php
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  • www-embed-player.js
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  • ad_status.js
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  • resource.php
  • resource.php

Our browser made a total of 84 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 80% of them (67 requests) were addressed to the original 4pos.co.za, 7% (6 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com and 4% (3 requests) were made to Fonts.googleapis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (845 ms) belongs to the original domain 4pos.co.za.

Additional info on 4pos.co.za

Requests

The browser has sent 74 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of 4POS. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 16 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 10 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

16

Javascripts

47

Images

10

CSS

1

AJAX

74

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

40

Images

1

CSS

1

AJAX

31

Optimized

43

All

Normal result

IP address

4pos.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

4pos.co.za

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34.199.221.184

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

4pos.co.za

34.199.221.184 86400
NS

4pos.co.za

ns3.hostica.com 86400
NS

4pos.co.za

ns2.hostica.com 86400
NS

4pos.co.za

ns1.hostica.com 86400
SOA

4pos.co.za

86400 Mname: ns1.hostica.com
Rname: hostmaster.plainhost.com
Serial: 2017022207
Refresh: 10800
Retry: 3600
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 86400

Language and encoding

Poor result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

N/A  language flag

Claimed

Encoding

WINDOWS-1252

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise 4pos.co.za can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. Our system also found out that 4pos.co.za main page’s claimed encoding is windows-1252. Changing it to UTF-8 can be a good choice, as this format is commonly used for encoding all over the web and thus their visitors won’t have any troubles with symbol transcription or reading.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

4pos.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 72.3% of all visits is South Africa. It lies approximately 8030 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 4pos.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 4POS. 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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