Report Summary

  • 26

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    46% of other websites

  • 94

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 88% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    65% of websites

  • 90

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    73% of websites

nfda.org.za

Home - NFDA

Page Load Speed

13.3 sec in total

First Response

4.1 sec

Resources Loaded

8.4 sec

Page Rendered

804 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Nfda.org.za page load time and found that the first response time was 4.1 sec and then it took 9.2 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 85% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

nfda.org.za performance score

26

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value5.4 s

7/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value11.2 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value16.5 s

0/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value900 ms

31/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.004

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value13.5 s

11/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

nfda.org.za

4088 ms

css

50 ms

woocommerce-mod.css

340 ms

style.min.css

544 ms

style.css

597 ms

Our browser made a total of 61 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 74% of them (45 requests) were addressed to the original Nfda.org.za, 13% (8 requests) were made to Youtube.com and 7% (4 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (4.1 sec) belongs to the original domain Nfda.org.za.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.1 MB (67%)

Content Size

1.6 MB

After Optimization

535.7 kB

In fact, the total size of Nfda.org.za main page is 1.6 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. 80% 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. CSS take 1.0 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-81%

Potential reduce by 43.6 kB

  • Original 54.1 kB
  • After minification 52.8 kB
  • After compression 10.5 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. 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 43.6 kB or 81% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-2%

Potential reduce by 6.8 kB

  • Original 279.8 kB
  • After minification 273.0 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. NFDA images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-65%

Potential reduce by 173.5 kB

  • Original 266.1 kB
  • After minification 262.3 kB
  • After compression 92.7 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 173.5 kB or 65% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-85%

Potential reduce by 888.6 kB

  • Original 1.0 MB
  • After minification 962.7 kB
  • After compression 159.6 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. Nfda.org.za needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 888.6 kB or 85% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 39 (72%)

Requests Now

54

After Optimization

15

The browser has sent 54 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of NFDA. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 23 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 18 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

nfda.org.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.

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order

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

nfda.org.za best practices score

83

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Issues were logged in the Issues panel in Chrome Devtools

SEO Factors

nfda.org.za SEO score

90

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Content Best Practices

Format your HTML in a way that enables crawlers to better understand your app’s content.

Impact

Issue

High

Links do not have descriptive text

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 uses 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 Nfda.org.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 Nfda.org.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 NFDA. 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: