Report Summary

  • 67

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    79% of other websites

  • 92

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 85% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    65% of websites

  • 88

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    71% of websites

hotfrog.co.za

Hotfrog - Get found online

Page Load Speed

9.5 sec in total

First Response

181 ms

Resources Loaded

4.7 sec

Page Rendered

4.6 sec

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Key Findings

We analyzed Hotfrog.co.za page load time and found that the first response time was 181 ms and then it took 9.3 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 85% of websites can load faster. This domain responded with an error, which can significantly jeopardize Hotfrog.co.za rating and web reputation

Performance Metrics

hotfrog.co.za performance score

67

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value2.8 s

58/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value6.3 s

10/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value2.8 s

96/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value210 ms

88/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value5.2 s

75/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

hotfrog.co.za

181 ms

cf.errors.css

295 ms

zepto.min.js

299 ms

cf.common.js

297 ms

cf.challenge.js

779 ms

Our browser made a total of 13 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 85% of them (11 requests) were addressed to the original Hotfrog.co.za, 8% (1 request) were made to Google.com and 8% (1 request) were made to Gstatic.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (904 ms) relates to the external source Google.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 332.4 kB (52%)

Content Size

644.5 kB

After Optimization

312.1 kB

In fact, the total size of Hotfrog.co.za main page is 644.5 kB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 20% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 365.9 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-67%

Potential reduce by 4.3 kB

  • Original 6.4 kB
  • After minification 5.6 kB
  • After compression 2.1 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 774 B, 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 4.3 kB or 67% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-5%

Potential reduce by 9.0 kB

  • Original 168.9 kB
  • After minification 159.8 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. Hotfrog images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-65%

Potential reduce by 236.3 kB

  • Original 365.9 kB
  • After minification 362.3 kB
  • After compression 129.5 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 236.3 kB or 65% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-80%

Potential reduce by 82.7 kB

  • Original 103.4 kB
  • After minification 101.6 kB
  • After compression 20.6 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. Hotfrog.co.za needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 82.7 kB or 80% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 4 (50%)

Requests Now

8

After Optimization

4

The browser has sent 8 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Hotfrog. 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 as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

hotfrog.co.za accessibility score

92

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

[id] attributes on active, focusable elements are not unique

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

Links do not have a discernible name

Best Practices

hotfrog.co.za best practices score

83

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

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

hotfrog.co.za SEO score

88

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 doesn't use legible font sizes

High

Tap targets are not sized appropriately

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 Hotfrog.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 Hotfrog.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 Hotfrog. 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: