Report Summary

  • 7

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    22% of other websites

  • 96

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 89% of websites

  • 92

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    81% of websites

  • 100

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    95% of websites

careerwise.co.za

Welcome to Career Wise | Bursary & Scholarship | Services

Page Load Speed

15 sec in total

First Response

269 ms

Resources Loaded

8.9 sec

Page Rendered

5.8 sec

careerwise.co.za screenshot

About Website

Welcome to careerwise.co.za homepage info - get ready to check Career Wise best content for South Africa right away, or after learning these important things about careerwise.co.za

Career Wise is an independent, owner managed organization founded in 1999 based in Johannesburg but with a national footprint.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Careerwise.co.za page load time and found that the first response time was 269 ms and then it took 14.7 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 90% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

careerwise.co.za performance score

7

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.9 s

10/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value61.4 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value32.8 s

0/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value2,980 ms

3/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.331

34/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value60.2 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

careerwise.co.za

269 ms

careerwise.co.za

1357 ms

style.min.css

73 ms

mediaelementplayer-legacy.min.css

77 ms

wp-mediaelement.min.css

133 ms

Our browser made a total of 126 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 77% of them (97 requests) were addressed to the original Careerwise.co.za, 10% (13 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com and 3% (4 requests) were made to Googletagmanager.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (4.6 sec) belongs to the original domain Careerwise.co.za.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 215.7 kB (1%)

Content Size

15.4 MB

After Optimization

15.2 MB

In fact, the total size of Careerwise.co.za main page is 15.4 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. 85% 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 14.7 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 158.4 kB

  • Original 188.9 kB
  • After minification 180.8 kB
  • After compression 30.5 kB

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 158.4 kB or 84% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-0%

Potential reduce by 42.6 kB

  • Original 14.7 MB
  • After minification 14.6 MB

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. Career Wise images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-5%

Potential reduce by 6.1 kB

  • Original 125.3 kB
  • After minification 125.3 kB
  • After compression 119.2 kB

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. This website has mostly compressed JavaScripts.

CSS Optimization

-2%

Potential reduce by 8.7 kB

  • Original 383.2 kB
  • After minification 383.0 kB
  • After compression 374.5 kB

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. Careerwise.co.za has all CSS files already compressed.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 78 (73%)

Requests Now

107

After Optimization

29

The browser has sent 107 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Career Wise. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 48 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 32 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

careerwise.co.za accessibility score

96

Accessibility Issues

Contrast

These are opportunities to improve the legibility of your content.

Impact

Issue

High

Background and foreground colors do not have a sufficient contrast ratio.

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order

Best Practices

careerwise.co.za best practices score

92

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

careerwise.co.za SEO score

100

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Mobile Friendly

Make sure your pages are mobile friendly so users don’t have to pinch or zoom in order to read the content pages. [Learn more](https://developers.google.com/search/mobile-sites/).

Impact

Issue

High

Document uses legible font sizes

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    EN

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Careerwise.co.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 Careerwise.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.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of Career Wise. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: