Report Summary

  • 2

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    19% of other websites

  • 73

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 39% of websites

  • 67

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    24% of websites

  • 86

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    60% of websites

russellhobbs.co.za

Russell Hobbs SA | Buy Kettles, Toasters, Irons & More Online

Page Load Speed

6.4 sec in total

First Response

1.1 sec

Resources Loaded

5 sec

Page Rendered

355 ms

russellhobbs.co.za screenshot

About Website

Click here to check amazing Russell Hobbs content for South Africa. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about russellhobbs.co.za

At the heart of homes, Russell Hobbs provides high quality and affordable home & kitchen appliances - from kettles to irons, toasters to cookware.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Russellhobbs.co.za page load time and found that the first response time was 1.1 sec and then it took 5.3 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 75% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

russellhobbs.co.za performance score

2

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.7 s

12/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value21.5 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value29.0 s

0/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value25,080 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.764

5/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value55.0 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

russellhobbs.co.za

1057 ms

menus.css

482 ms

full.css

738 ms

jquery-1.8.2.min.js

1303 ms

jquery.cycle.lite.js

741 ms

Our browser made a total of 72 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 76% of them (55 requests) were addressed to the original Russellhobbs.co.za, 7% (5 requests) were made to Pages01.net and 3% (2 requests) were made to Assets.pinterest.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.9 sec) belongs to the original domain Russellhobbs.co.za.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 800.4 kB (47%)

Content Size

1.7 MB

After Optimization

900.0 kB

In fact, the total size of Russellhobbs.co.za main page is 1.7 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. 45% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 830.8 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-79%

Potential reduce by 103.9 kB

  • Original 131.7 kB
  • After minification 127.6 kB
  • After compression 27.8 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 103.9 kB or 79% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-2%

Potential reduce by 17.0 kB

  • Original 680.5 kB
  • After minification 663.5 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. Russell Hobbs images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-76%

Potential reduce by 632.9 kB

  • Original 830.8 kB
  • After minification 609.5 kB
  • After compression 198.0 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 632.9 kB or 76% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-81%

Potential reduce by 46.6 kB

  • Original 57.3 kB
  • After minification 46.4 kB
  • After compression 10.8 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. Russellhobbs.co.za needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 46.6 kB or 81% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 37 (53%)

Requests Now

70

After Optimization

33

The browser has sent 70 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Russell Hobbs. 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 as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

russellhobbs.co.za accessibility score

73

Accessibility Issues

ARIA

These are opportunities to improve the usage of ARIA in your application which may enhance the experience for users of assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

[aria-*] attributes do not match their roles

High

[role]s do not have all required [aria-*] attributes

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

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

High

Form elements do not have associated labels

High

Links do not have a discernible name

Best Practices

russellhobbs.co.za best practices score

67

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

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Displays images with incorrect aspect ratio

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

SEO Factors

russellhobbs.co.za SEO score

86

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

Content Best Practices

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

Impact

Issue

High

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

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

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    N/A

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Russellhobbs.co.za 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 Russellhobbs.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 Russell Hobbs. 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: