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ford.co.za: Ford Vehicles | Cars for Sale | Ford South Africa

Get information on Ford Vehicles & Products on the official Ford South Africa site. All the details about your favourite Ford models and Technology.

Page load speed analysis

  • 48/100

    Normal result
  • 4

    Successful tests
  • 4

    Failed tests
  • First response

    117 ms

  • Resources loaded

    1.4 sec

  • Page rendered

    298 ms

  • Total page load time

    1.9 sec

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We analyzed Ford.co.za page load time and found that the first response time was 117 ms and then it took 1.7 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 30% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 210.2 kB
    Images 1.6 MB
    Javascripts 1.6 MB
    CSS 599.2 kB

    In fact, the total size of Ford.co.za main page is 4.0 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. Javascripts take 1.6 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 210.2 kB
    • After minification 209.1 kB
    • After compression 41.4 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 168.8 kB or 80% of the original size.

    • Original 1.6 MB
    • After optimization 1.5 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. Ford images are well optimized though.

    • Original 1.6 MB
    • After minification 1.6 MB
    • After compression 490.9 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 1.1 MB or 70% of the original size.

    • Original 599.2 kB
    • After minification 596.4 kB
    • After compression 81.8 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. Ford.co.za needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 517.4 kB or 86% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • ford.co.za
  • www.ford.co.za
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  • tablet.css
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  • addthis_widget.js
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  • icons.png
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  • prod.min.js
  • Antenna.Light.webfont.woff
  • Antenna.Extra-Light.webfont.woff
  • icons.svg
  • Satellite
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  • footer.gif
  • bits.png
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  • modal-bg.png
  • iP_Layer_Invitation_565_ssa.js
  • 300lo.json
  • sh.7c7179124ea24ac6ba46caac.html
  • Satellite
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  • s58841632115654
  • Layer_Global_aicollect_2012.js
  • layers.3643cb2e25fb91c29386.js
  • pixel

Our browser made a total of 67 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 88% of them (59 requests) were addressed to the original Ford.co.za, 4% (3 requests) were made to S7.addthis.com and 3% (2 requests) were made to Ipinvite.iperceptions.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (513 ms) relates to the external source Ipinvite.iperceptions.com.

Additional info on ford.co.za

Requests

The browser has sent 62 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Ford. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 9 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

9

Javascripts

48

Images

4

CSS

1

AJAX

62

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

48

Images

1

CSS

1

AJAX

11

Optimized

51

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.ford.co.za/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

This IP address is dedicated to Ford.co.za. This is the best domain hosting practice .

Normal result

IP Trace

ford.co.za

184.30.96.53

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

ford.co.za

20.187.153.13 1800
NS

ford.co.za

dns005.ford.com 1800
NS

ford.co.za

dns006.ford.com 1800
NS

ford.co.za

extdns001.ford.com 1800
NS

ford.co.za

extdns002.ford.com 1800

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

N/A  language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

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

Ford.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 94.6% of all visits is South Africa. It lies approximately 7780 miles away from the server location (United States) 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 Ford.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 Ford. 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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