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thecitizenshop.co.za: Citizen Watch Shop | Citizen Eco-Drive | Citizen Promaster | Citizen Fashion Watches

South Africa's Official Citizen Online Retailer. Save on our Eco Drive, Promaster and Super Titanium collection. We also offer FREE Shipping on all orders, country wide.

Page load speed analysis

  • 55/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    772 ms

  • Resources loaded

    8.8 sec

  • Page rendered

    251 ms

  • Total page load time

    9.8 sec

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We analyzed Thecitizenshop.co.za page load time and found that the first response time was 772 ms 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 112.6 kB
    Images 831.6 kB
    Javascripts 1.0 MB
    CSS 392.0 kB

    In fact, the total size of Thecitizenshop.co.za 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. 60% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 1.0 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 112.6 kB
    • After minification 97.4 kB
    • After compression 19.4 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 15.2 kB, which is 13% 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 93.2 kB or 83% of the original size.

    • Original 831.6 kB
    • After optimization 800.4 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. The Citizen Shop images are well optimized though.

    • Original 1.0 MB
    • After minification 870.5 kB
    • After compression 263.6 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 751.8 kB or 74% of the original size.

    • Original 392.0 kB
    • After minification 235.3 kB
    • After compression 50.3 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. Thecitizenshop.co.za needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 341.7 kB or 87% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • thecitizenshop.co.za
  • www.citizenwatchshop.co.za
  • styles.css
  • widgets.css
  • itemslider.css
  • generic-nav.css
  • brands.css
  • ultra-slideshow.css
  • accordion.css
  • menu.css
  • menu-accordion.css
  • menu-dropdown.css
  • menu-sidebar.css
  • additional.css
  • style_v147.css
  • affiliateplusreferfriend.css
  • style.css
  • affiliateplusprogram.css
  • dailydeal.css
  • giftvoucher.css
  • fixed.css
  • mobicred.css
  • styles-infortis.css
  • generic-cck.css
  • dropdown.css
  • itemgrid.css
  • tabs.css
  • icons.css
  • icons-font.css
  • icons-theme.css
  • icons-social.css
  • common.css
  • override-components.css
  • override-modules.css
  • override-theme.css
  • grid12.css
  • acp-magento.js
  • design_citizen_watches.css
  • grid_citizen_watches.css
  • layout_citizen_watches.css
  • override-config.css
  • custom.css
  • prototype.js
  • ccard.js
  • validation.js
  • builder.js
  • effects.js
  • dragdrop.js
  • controls.js
  • slider.js
  • js.js
  • form.js
  • translate.js
  • cookies.js
  • jquery-1.7.2.min.js
  • jquery-noconflict.js
  • jquery.owlcarousel.min.js
  • jquery.easing.min.js
  • jquery.accordion.min.js
  • tinybox.js
  • dailydeal.js
  • cookie.js
  • modalvideo.js
  • modernizr.custom.min.js
  • matchMedia.js
  • matchMedia.addListener.js
  • enquire.js
  • jquery.tabs.min.js
  • imagesloaded.js
  • giftvoucher.js
  • app.js
  • jquery.js
  • main.js
  • analytics.js
  • logo.gif
  • about-us.png
  • delivery-returns.png
  • faq.png
  • terms-conditions.png
  • citizen-eco-drive-mens.jpg
  • citizen-eco-drive.jpg
  • citizen-eco-drive-ladies.jpg
  • citizen-eco-drive-divers-watch.jpg
  • citizen-mens-watches.jpg
  • new-citizen-watches.jpg
  • citizen-ladies-watches.jpg
  • payment-and-delivery.png
  • isp.v.2.0.1.min.js
  • all.js
  • link-separator.png
  • ThemeIcons.woff
  • collect
  • collect
  • 1.png
  • bullet.png
  • sprite-icons-social.png
  • magebirdpopup.php
  • sdk.js
  • post_load
  • load
  • ga-audiences
  • bn4021-02e_3.jpg
  • EP605017E.jpg
  • EP605068E.jpg
  • BN015010E.jpg
  • JW012453E.jpg
  • bn2024-05e.jpg
  • bn2021-03e.jpg
  • ajax-loader.gif
  • pop
  • pop
  • xd_arbiter.php
  • xd_arbiter.php
  • global.css
  • newsletter.js
  • 4.css
  • print.css

Our browser made a total of 118 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 1% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Thecitizenshop.co.za, 86% (102 requests) were made to Citizenwatchshop.co.za and 3% (4 requests) were made to Cdn-gae-default.instantsearchplus.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2.5 sec) relates to the external source Citizenwatchshop.co.za.

Additional info on thecitizenshop.co.za

Requests

The browser has sent 115 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of The Citizen Shop. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 40 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 42 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

40

Javascripts

28

Images

42

CSS

5

AJAX

115

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

23

Images

1

CSS

5

AJAX

85

Optimized

30

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.citizenwatchshop.co.za before it reached this domain.

IP address

Thecitizenshop.co.za 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

thecitizenshop.co.za

watchfinder.co.za

hunterbootsa.co.za

shoetopia.co.za

monetise.co.za

54.36.28.32

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

thecitizenshop.co.za

54.36.28.32 54
NS

thecitizenshop.co.za

dns2.ur-sltn.net 60
NS

thecitizenshop.co.za

dns1.ur-sltn.net 60
SOA

thecitizenshop.co.za

60 Mname: dns2.ur-sltn.net
Rname: support.monetise.co.za
Serial: 2020031901
Refresh: 60
Retry: 3600
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 10800
MX

thecitizenshop.co.za

mail.ur-sltn.net 60 Pri: 10

Language and encoding

Good result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

EN en language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Thecitizenshop.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 Thecitizenshop.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.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Thecitizenshop.co.za 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

The server of Thecitizenshop.co.za is located in France, but, unfortunately, we cannot identify the countries where the visitors come from and thus it’s impossible to define if the distance can potentially affect the page load time.

Good result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of The Citizen Shop. 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:

thecitizenshop.co.za

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