Report Summary

  • 17

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    32% of other websites

  • 95

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 87% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    56% of websites

  • 90

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    69% of websites

pressportal.co.za

MyPressportal - Free press releases South Africa, RSS

Page Load Speed

7.3 sec in total

First Response

2.2 sec

Resources Loaded

4.4 sec

Page Rendered

649 ms

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Key Findings

We analyzed Pressportal.co.za page load time and found that the first response time was 2.2 sec and then it took 5.1 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 70% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

pressportal.co.za performance score

17

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.6 s

14/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value13.5 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value11.6 s

4/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value5,430 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.002

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value19.4 s

2/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

pressportal.co.za

2172 ms

css

29 ms

template.css

542 ms

custom.css

538 ms

mootools-core.js

9 ms

Our browser made a total of 72 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 42% of them (30 requests) were addressed to the original Pressportal.co.za, 17% (12 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com and 7% (5 requests) were made to Pagead2.googlesyndication.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2.2 sec) belongs to the original domain Pressportal.co.za.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 978.7 kB (53%)

Content Size

1.9 MB

After Optimization

877.8 kB

In fact, the total size of Pressportal.co.za main page is 1.9 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. Javascripts take 741.5 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-89%

Potential reduce by 234.4 kB

  • Original 263.4 kB
  • After minification 165.1 kB
  • After compression 29.0 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 98.3 kB, which is 37% 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 234.4 kB or 89% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-10%

Potential reduce by 64.6 kB

  • Original 619.0 kB
  • After minification 554.4 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. Pressportal images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-66%

Potential reduce by 486.0 kB

  • Original 741.5 kB
  • After minification 737.2 kB
  • After compression 255.4 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 486.0 kB or 66% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-83%

Potential reduce by 193.7 kB

  • Original 232.7 kB
  • After minification 198.6 kB
  • After compression 39.0 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. Pressportal.co.za needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 193.7 kB or 83% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 27 (47%)

Requests Now

57

After Optimization

30

The browser has sent 57 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Pressportal. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 22 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 7 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

pressportal.co.za accessibility score

95

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.

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

pressportal.co.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

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Serves images with low resolution

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

pressportal.co.za SEO score

90

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Crawling and Indexing

To appear in search results, crawlers need access to your app.

Impact

Issue

High

Links are not crawlable

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