Report Summary

  • 15

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    27% of other websites

  • 92

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 80% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 84

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    53% of websites

financialmail.co.za

BusinessLIVE

Page Load Speed

17.5 sec in total

First Response

1.3 sec

Resources Loaded

15.8 sec

Page Rendered

446 ms

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About Website

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Key Findings

We analyzed Financialmail.co.za page load time and found that the first response time was 1.3 sec and then it took 16.2 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

financialmail.co.za performance score

15

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value5.9 s

4/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value41.6 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value42.4 s

0/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value60,970 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.003

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value80.5 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

financialmail.co.za

1263 ms

css

48 ms

style.css

1064 ms

dcmegamenu.css

561 ms

uniform.default.css

561 ms

Our browser made a total of 139 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 43% of them (60 requests) were addressed to the original Financialmail.co.za, 9% (13 requests) were made to Apis.google.com and 7% (10 requests) were made to Static.xx.fbcdn.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (10.3 sec) relates to the external source Fm.profiledata.co.za.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 806.7 kB (42%)

Content Size

1.9 MB

After Optimization

1.1 MB

In fact, the total size of Financialmail.co.za main page is 1.9 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. 65% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 842.3 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-76%

Potential reduce by 90.5 kB

  • Original 118.5 kB
  • After minification 111.9 kB
  • After compression 28.0 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 90.5 kB or 76% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-12%

Potential reduce by 99.1 kB

  • Original 842.3 kB
  • After minification 743.2 kB

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, Financialmail needs image optimization as it can save up to 99.1 kB or 12% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

JavaScript Optimization

-62%

Potential reduce by 488.1 kB

  • Original 790.5 kB
  • After minification 762.9 kB
  • After compression 302.4 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 488.1 kB or 62% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 129.0 kB

  • Original 153.2 kB
  • After minification 116.1 kB
  • After compression 24.1 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. Financialmail.co.za needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 129.0 kB or 84% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 67 (49%)

Requests Now

136

After Optimization

69

The browser has sent 136 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Financialmail. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 45 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 14 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

financialmail.co.za accessibility score

92

Accessibility Issues

ARIA

These are opportunities to improve the usage of ARIA in your application which may enhance the experience for users of assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

[aria-*] attributes do not match their roles

Names and labels

These are opportunities to improve the semantics of the controls in your application. This may enhance the experience for users of assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

<frame> or <iframe> elements do not have a title

Best Practices

financialmail.co.za best practices score

75

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

High

Requests the geolocation permission on page load

High

Includes front-end JavaScript libraries with known security vulnerabilities

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

financialmail.co.za SEO score

84

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Crawling and Indexing

To appear in search results, crawlers need access to your app.

Impact

Issue

High

Links are not crawlable

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 doesn't use legible font sizes

High

Tap targets are not sized appropriately

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    N/A

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

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