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tonight.co.za: IOL | News that Connects South Africans

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Page load speed analysis

  • 46/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    473 ms

  • Resources loaded

    60 sec

  • Page rendered

    22.9 sec

  • Total page load time

    83.4 sec

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We analyzed Tonight.co.za page load time and found that the first response time was 473 ms and then it took 82.9 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 95% of websites can load faster. Unfortunately, there were 34 request timeouts, which can generally increase the web page load time, as the browser stays idle while waiting for website response.

Page optimization

  • HTML 314.7 kB
    Images 500.8 kB
    Javascripts 488.9 kB
    CSS 172.9 kB

    In fact, the total size of Tonight.co.za main page is 1.5 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. 70% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 500.8 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 314.7 kB
    • After minification 314.7 kB
    • After compression 48.0 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 266.7 kB or 85% of the original size.

    • Original 500.8 kB
    • After optimization 494.3 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. Tonight images are well optimized though.

    • Original 488.9 kB
    • After minification 483.3 kB
    • After compression 155.5 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 333.5 kB or 68% of the original size.

    • Original 172.9 kB
    • After minification 170.5 kB
    • After compression 26.9 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. Tonight.co.za needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 146.1 kB or 84% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 128 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 0% of them (0 request) were addressed to the original Tonight.co.za, 13% (17 requests) were made to Iol.co.za and 8% (10 requests) were made to Ads.chargeads.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (24.7 sec) relates to the external source Image.iol.co.za.

Additional info on tonight.co.za

Requests

The browser has sent 88 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Tonight. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 32 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 5 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

32

Javascripts

39

Images

5

CSS

12

AJAX

88

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

28

Images

1

CSS

12

AJAX

46

Optimized

42

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to /entertainment before it reached this domain.

IP address

Tonight.co.za uses IP addresses which are currently shared with 6 other domains. The more sites share the same stack of IP addresses, 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.

Normal result

IP Trace

tonight.co.za

games-two.su

nextsteam.com

interactivecozumel.com

mritechnicianschools.net

104.27.132.205

104.27.133.205

tonight.co.za

games-two.su

nyls.net

interactivecozumel.com

maryouli.com

172.67.171.14

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

tonight.co.za

104.27.132.205 300
A

tonight.co.za

172.67.171.14 300
A

tonight.co.za

104.27.133.205 300
NS

tonight.co.za

pete.ns.cloudflare.com 86400
NS

tonight.co.za

coco.ns.cloudflare.com 86400

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 Tonight.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 Tonight.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

Tonight.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.

Poor result

Visitor World Map

The server of Tonight.co.za is located in United States, 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

Good result

Social Sharing Optimization

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