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theyard.co.za

The Yard | Architectural Antiques

Page Load Speed

7.1 sec in total

First Response

923 ms

Resources Loaded

5.4 sec

Page Rendered

819 ms

theyard.co.za screenshot

About Website

Welcome to theyard.co.za homepage info - get ready to check The Yard best content right away, or after learning these important things about theyard.co.za

The Yard | Architectural Antiques | Doors | Windows | Reclaimed Timber | Bathrooms | Flooring | Tables

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Key Findings

We analyzed Theyard.co.za page load time and found that the first response time was 923 ms and then it took 6.2 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

theyard.co.za performance score

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Network Requests Diagram

theyard.co.za

923 ms

js

606 ms

bootstrap.min.css

1362 ms

styles.css

653 ms

css

672 ms

Our browser made a total of 55 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 40% of them (22 requests) were addressed to the original Theyard.co.za, 11% (6 requests) were made to Platform-cdn.sharethis.com and 7% (4 requests) were made to Googletagmanager.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (3.3 sec) belongs to the original domain Theyard.co.za.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 247.7 kB (8%)

Content Size

3.0 MB

After Optimization

2.7 MB

In fact, the total size of Theyard.co.za main page is 3.0 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. 65% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 2.7 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-78%

Potential reduce by 29.6 kB

  • Original 38.1 kB
  • After minification 34.8 kB
  • After compression 8.6 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 29.6 kB or 78% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-3%

Potential reduce by 87.1 kB

  • Original 2.7 MB
  • After minification 2.6 MB

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 Yard images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-30%

Potential reduce by 27.5 kB

  • Original 91.6 kB
  • After minification 91.6 kB
  • After compression 64.1 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 27.5 kB or 30% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 103.5 kB

  • Original 123.9 kB
  • After minification 123.1 kB
  • After compression 20.4 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. Theyard.co.za needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 103.5 kB or 84% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 24 (49%)

Requests Now

49

After Optimization

25

The browser has sent 49 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of The Yard. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 14 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

SEO Factors

theyard.co.za SEO score

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Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    N/A

  • Language Claimed

    EN

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Theyard.co.za can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Unfortunately we cannot identify language used on the page (probably there is a mix of languages, too little text or something else), while the claimed language is English. Our system also found out that Theyard.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 The Yard. 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: