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Page load speed analysis

  • 48/100

    Normal result
  • 4

    Successful tests
  • 4

    Failed tests
  • First response

    725 ms

  • Resources loaded

    9.7 sec

  • Page rendered

    16.2 sec

  • Total page load time

    26.6 sec

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We analyzed Africaports.co.za page load time and found that the first response time was 725 ms and then it took 25.9 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is an excellent result, as only a small number of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 193.5 kB
    Images 3.1 MB
    Javascripts 344.4 kB
    CSS 602.2 kB

    In fact, the total size of Africaports.co.za main page is 4.2 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. Only a small number of websites need less resources to load. Images take 3.1 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 193.5 kB
    • After minification 188.4 kB
    • After compression 50.9 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. 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 142.6 kB or 74% of the original size.

    • Original 3.1 MB
    • After optimization 3.0 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. Africa Ports images are well optimized though.

    • Original 344.4 kB
    • After minification 337.4 kB
    • After compression 118.9 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 225.5 kB or 65% of the original size.

    • Original 602.2 kB
    • After minification 578.5 kB
    • After compression 106.5 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. Africaports.co.za needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 495.6 kB or 82% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 154 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 73% of them (113 requests) were addressed to the original Africaports.co.za, 8% (12 requests) were made to Youtube.com and 8% (12 requests) were made to Images.theconversation.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (5.7 sec) relates to the external source Images.theconversation.com.

Additional info on africaports.co.za

Requests

The browser has sent 113 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Africa Ports. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 25 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 18 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

25

Javascripts

59

Images

18

CSS

11

AJAX

113

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

59

Images

1

CSS

11

AJAX

41

Optimized

72

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to https://africaports.co.za/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Africaports.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

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

africaports.co.za

85.10.213.79 300
NS

africaports.co.za

ns1.host-h.net 300
NS

africaports.co.za

ns2.dns-h.com 300
NS

africaports.co.za

ns2.host-h.net 300
NS

africaports.co.za

ns1.dns-h.com 300

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

N/A  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 Africaports.co.za can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Unfortunately we cannot identify language used on the page (probably there is a mix of languages, too little text or something else), while the claimed language is English. Our system also found out that Africaports.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

Africaports.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.

Poor result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 77.4% of all visits is South Africa. It lies approximately 5480 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 Africaports.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 Africa Ports. 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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