Report Summary

  • 27

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    47% of other websites

  • 94

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 88% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    47% of websites

  • 75

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    41% of websites

chaingangevents.co.za

Mountain Biking | Trail Running | MTB Events | Western Cape - Chain Gang Events

Page Load Speed

8.5 sec in total

First Response

931 ms

Resources Loaded

6.6 sec

Page Rendered

969 ms

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About Website

Welcome to chaingangevents.co.za homepage info - get ready to check Chain Gang Events best content right away, or after learning these important things about chaingangevents.co.za

Chain Gang Events organise MTB and Trail Running events in the Southern and Western Cape, South Africa.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Chaingangevents.co.za page load time and found that the first response time was 931 ms and then it took 7.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 80% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

chaingangevents.co.za performance score

27

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.3 s

18/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value8.2 s

2/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value8.9 s

15/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value750 ms

39/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.239

52/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value9.1 s

33/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

chaingangevents.co.za

931 ms

reset.css

844 ms

styles_9.css

846 ms

menu_5.css

847 ms

jquery-1.7.min.js

1120 ms

Our browser made a total of 110 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 69% of them (76 requests) were addressed to the original Chaingangevents.co.za, 20% (22 requests) were made to Pbs.twimg.com and 5% (5 requests) were made to Platform.twitter.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2.9 sec) belongs to the original domain Chaingangevents.co.za.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 162.8 kB (3%)

Content Size

4.8 MB

After Optimization

4.6 MB

In fact, the total size of Chaingangevents.co.za main page is 4.8 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. 70% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 4.6 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-85%

Potential reduce by 31.5 kB

  • Original 37.0 kB
  • After minification 32.5 kB
  • After compression 5.5 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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 4.5 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 31.5 kB or 85% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-0%

Potential reduce by 14.6 kB

  • Original 4.6 MB
  • After minification 4.6 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. Chain Gang Events images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-65%

Potential reduce by 62.4 kB

  • Original 96.3 kB
  • After minification 95.3 kB
  • After compression 33.9 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. It is highly recommended that all JavaScript files should be compressed and minified as it can save up to 62.4 kB or 65% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-83%

Potential reduce by 54.3 kB

  • Original 65.3 kB
  • After minification 59.5 kB
  • After compression 11.1 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. Chaingangevents.co.za needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 54.3 kB or 83% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 10 (9%)

Requests Now

108

After Optimization

98

The browser has sent 108 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Chain Gang Events. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 5 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 7 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

chaingangevents.co.za accessibility score

94

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.

Best Practices

chaingangevents.co.za best practices score

75

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

High

Includes front-end JavaScript libraries with known security vulnerabilities

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Serves images with low resolution

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

SEO Factors

chaingangevents.co.za SEO score

75

Search Engine Optimization Advices

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 Chaingangevents.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 Chaingangevents.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 description is not detected on the main page of Chain Gang Events. 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: