Analyze Oranjezicht City Farm | Urban farming in Cape Town

The Oranjezicht City Farm (OZCF) is a non-profit project celebrating local food, culture and community through urban farming in Cape Town.

Page load speed analysis

  • 63/100

    Normal result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    1.9 sec

  • Resources loaded

    8.8 sec

  • Page rendered

    265 ms

  • Total page load time

    11 sec

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We analyzed page load time and found that the first response time was 1.9 sec and then it took 9.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 85% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 83.7 kB
    Images 531.5 kB
    Javascripts 697.9 kB
    CSS 1.1 MB

    In fact, the total size of main page is 2.4 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. 50% of websites need less resources to load. CSS take 1.1 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 83.7 kB
    • After minification 81.8 kB
    • After compression 15.3 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 68.3 kB or 82% of the original size.

    • Original 531.5 kB
    • After optimization 419.2 kB

    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. Obviously, Ozcf needs image optimization as it can save up to 112.2 kB or 21% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 697.9 kB
    • After minification 692.3 kB
    • After compression 210.7 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 487.2 kB or 70% of the original size.

    • Original 1.1 MB
    • After minification 1.0 MB
    • After compression 112.2 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 950.4 kB or 89% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • wp-emoji-release.min.js
  • bamboo-columns.css
  • custom.css
  • galleria.lcweb.css
  • lcweb.lightbox.css
  • custom.css
  • dynamik-min.css
  • styles.css
  • styles.css
  • magnific-popup.css
  • settings.css
  • woocommerce-layout.css
  • woocommerce.css
  • styles.css
  • colorbox.css
  • css
  • style.css
  • font-awesome.min.css
  • js_composer.min.css
  • custom.css
  • column-style.css
  • wpgmza_style.css
  • jquery.js
  • jquery-migrate.min.js
  • admin.js
  • powered-by.js
  • magnific-popup.js
  • jquery.themepunch.revolution.min.js
  • jq-sticky-anything.min.js
  • add-to-cart.min.js
  • woocommerce-add-to-cart.js
  • rot13-encoderdecoder.js
  • frontend.js
  • frontend.js
  • jquery.form.min.js
  • scripts.js
  • stickThis.js
  • jquery.blockUI.min.js
  • frontend.css
  • woocommerce.min.js
  • frontend.css
  • style.css
  • jquery.cookie.min.js
  • cart-fragments.min.js
  • jquery.colorbox-min.js
  • dynamik-responsive.js
  • jquery.sonar.min.js
  • lazy-load.js
  • jquery.easing.js
  • wp-embed.min.js
  • js_composer_front.min.js
  • jquery.touchSwipe.min.js
  • lcweb.lightbox.min.js
  • dummy.png
  • logo-sm.png
  • fb-40x40.png
  • default.png
  • 1x1.trans.gif
  • content-filler.png
  • footer3.png
  • footer2.png
  • footer1.png
  • footer4.png
  • Cullinan-and-Associates-Logo-243.png
  • isimon-footer2.png
  • ozcf-logo-flat-white-300px.png
  • analytics.js
  • collect
  • collect
  • galleria.lcweb.min.js
  • loader.gif
  • bullet.png
  • large_left.png
  • large_right.png
  • overlay.png
  • OZCF-pano-1600x575.jpg
  • woocommerce-smallscreen.css

Our browser made a total of 82 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 95% of them (78 requests) were addressed to the original, 2% (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 (2.3 sec) belongs to the original domain

Additional info on


The browser has sent 81 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Ozcf. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 33 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 26 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.











Possible request optimization













Normal result

IP address uses IP address which is currently shared with 4 other domains. The more sites share the same IP address, the higher the host server’s workload is. It is strongly recommended that the host server should be changed or the hosting provider should be requested to give a different (separate) IP address for this domain.

Poor result

IP Trace

DNS records

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

86400 Mname:
Serial: 2019101500
Refresh: 43200
Retry: 3600
Expire: 864000
Minimum-ttl: 28800


Language and encoding

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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 it matches the claimed language. 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.

Normal result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 89.2% 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.

Good result

Good result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of Ozcf. 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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