Analyze McDonald’s - Know Our Food

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Page load speed analysis

  • 66/100

    Normal result
  • 8

    Successful tests
  • 0

    Failed test
  • First response

    632 ms

  • Resources loaded

    2.6 sec

  • Page rendered

    215 ms

  • Total page load time

    3.4 sec

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We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 632 ms and then it took 2.8 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 50% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 39.0 kB
    Images 3.3 MB
    Javascripts 772.9 kB
    CSS 321.9 kB

    In fact, the total size of main page is 4.4 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. 70% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 3.3 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 39.0 kB
    • After minification 31.0 kB
    • After compression 6.9 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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 8.0 kB, which is 20% 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 32.1 kB or 82% of the original size.

    • Original 3.3 MB
    • After optimization 3.3 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. Know Our Food images are well optimized though.

    • Original 772.9 kB
    • After minification 624.5 kB
    • After compression 198.5 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 574.4 kB or 74% of the original size.

    • Original 321.9 kB
    • After minification 282.7 kB
    • After compression 48.9 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. needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 273.0 kB or 85% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • know-our-food.html
  • mcdonalds.css
  • food.css
  • news.css
  • contactus.css
  • jquery.ui.theme.css
  • jquery-1.3.2.min.js
  • jquery.activetextinput.js
  • jquery.mcdcolorbox.css
  • jquery.colorbox-mod.js
  • jquery.mcdcolorbox.js
  • jquery.callouts.js
  • jquery-ui-1.7.2.custom.min.js
  • jquery.ifixpng.js
  • commons.js
  • datepicker.js
  • custom-form-elements.js
  • textArea.js
  • formValidation.js
  • page-grayed-out.js
  • textresize.js
  • news.js
  • jquery_newsarticles.js
  • DD_roundies_0.0.2a-min.js
  • swfobject.js
  • fq.css
  • prettyPhoto.css
  • jquery.min.js
  • angular.min.js
  • angular-resource.min.js
  • ui-bootstrap-tpls-0.6.0.js
  • hammer.js
  • modernizr.custom.js
  • angular-hammer.js
  • jquery.hammer.js
  • angular-strap.min.js
  • jquery.masonry.min.js
  • scrollto.js
  • history.js
  • yourquestion_sa.js
  • jquery.prettyPhoto.js
  • jsonsql.js
  • ng-infinite-scroll.min.js
  • app.js
  • ofyqController_sa.js
  • ofyqSEO_sa.js
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  • logoimage.img.png
  • branding_sa_ofyq_@x1.png
  • share_facebook.png
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  • Mc.jpg
  • gtm.js
  • css
  • bg_2000x1440_sa.jpg
  • analytics.js
  • collect
  • topbar.png
  • topbar_spacer.png
  • ul_bg.png
  • search-x.png
  • magnifying-glass.png
  • submit-arrow.png
  • view-options.png
  • social-icons.png
  • rainbow.png
  • filter-icons.png
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  • angular.callbacks._0
  • overlay_bg.png
  • right_arrow.png
  • left_arrow.png
  • collect
  • TisaWeb.woff
  • _Incapsula_Resource
  • print.css

Our browser made a total of 80 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 91% of them (73 requests) were addressed to the original, 3% (2 requests) were made to and 1% (1 request) were made to The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (632 ms) belongs to the original domain

Additional info on


The browser has sent 72 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Know Our Food. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 41 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 10 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.











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As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to before it reached this domain.

IP address

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

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IP Trace

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A 86400
NS 86400
NS 86400

86400 Mname:
Rname: bruce\
Serial: 1550820437
Refresh: 10800
Retry: 3600
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 10800
MX 86400 Pri: 10

Language and encoding

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EN en language flag


N/A  language flag





Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise 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 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 has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.

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Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 94.7% of all visits is South Africa. It’s good for that their server is also located in South Africa, as that enables the majority of their visitors to benefit from a much faster page load time.

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Social Sharing Optimization

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

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