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africanlii.org: African Legal Information Institute | Access and Shape African Law

Page load speed analysis

  • 62/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    840 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1.9 sec

  • Page rendered

    217 ms

  • Total page load time

    3 sec

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We analyzed Africanlii.org page load time and found that the first response time was 840 ms and then it took 2.1 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 34.3 kB
    Images 239.7 kB
    Javascripts 527.0 kB
    CSS 315.8 kB

    In fact, the total size of Africanlii.org main page is 1.1 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. 70% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 527.0 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 34.3 kB
    • After minification 30.8 kB
    • After compression 6.5 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 27.8 kB or 81% of the original size.

    • Original 239.7 kB
    • After optimization 197.8 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. Obviously, African Lii needs image optimization as it can save up to 41.9 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 527.0 kB
    • After minification 517.2 kB
    • After compression 187.9 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 339.1 kB or 64% of the original size.

    • Original 315.8 kB
    • After minification 314.0 kB
    • After compression 55.5 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. Africanlii.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 260.3 kB or 82% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 79 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 78% of them (62 requests) were addressed to the original Africanlii.org, 5% (4 requests) were made to Translate.googleapis.com and 4% (3 requests) were made to S.ytimg.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (840 ms) belongs to the original domain Africanlii.org.

Additional info on africanlii.org

Requests

The browser has sent 76 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of African Lii. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 10 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

10

Javascripts

61

Images

4

CSS

1

AJAX

76

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

52

Images

1

CSS

1

AJAX

21

Optimized

55

All

Normal result

IP address

Africanlii.org 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

africanlii.org

malawilii.org

zambialii.org

zimlii.org

seylii.org

34.253.63.30

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

africanlii.org

34.253.63.30 598
NS

africanlii.org

ns1.directnic.com 600
NS

africanlii.org

ns0.directnic.com 600
SOA

africanlii.org

600 Mname: ns0.directnic.com
Rname: hostmaster.directnic.com
Serial: 1363368012
Refresh: 28800
Retry: 7200
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 3600
MX

africanlii.org

ASPMX3.GOOGLEMAIL.COM 600 Pri: 10

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 Africanlii.org 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 Africanlii.org 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

Africanlii.org 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 36.1% of all visits is Rwanda. It lies approximately 4360 miles away from the server location (Ireland) 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 Africanlii.org page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to Rwanda 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 African Lii. 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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