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wedding-expo.co.za: Home - The Wedding Expo

The Wedding Expo is the only event to attend when you are planning a wedding. With everything from wedding invitations to wedding gowns & wedding venues.

Page load speed analysis

  • 50/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    2.8 sec

  • Resources loaded

    11.4 sec

  • Page rendered

    899 ms

  • Total page load time

    15.1 sec

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We analyzed Wedding-expo.co.za page load time and found that the first response time was 2.8 sec and then it took 12.3 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 90% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 67.8 kB
    Images 2.7 MB
    Javascripts 211.2 kB
    CSS 380.8 kB

    In fact, the total size of Wedding-expo.co.za main page is 3.4 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. Images take 2.7 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 67.8 kB
    • After minification 66.5 kB
    • After compression 11.2 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 56.5 kB or 83% of the original size.

    • Original 2.7 MB
    • After optimization 2.6 MB

    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. Wedding Expo images are well optimized though.

    • Original 211.2 kB
    • After minification 199.9 kB
    • After compression 67.5 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 143.6 kB or 68% of the original size.

    • Original 380.8 kB
    • After minification 363.7 kB
    • After compression 41.6 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. Wedding-expo.co.za needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 339.2 kB or 89% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • www.wedding-expo.co.za
  • wp-emoji-release.min.js
  • css
  • general-2a74c46.css
  • layout-front_page-fcfad2f.css
  • responsive-grid-d2119e4.css
  • menu-image.css
  • jquery.js
  • jquery-migrate.min.js
  • jquery.fitvids.js
  • responsive-grid-js-e6e6939.js
  • dcverticalmegamenu.css
  • flexslider.css
  • utility-styles.css
  • menus.css
  • jquery.adrotate.clicktracker.js
  • wp-embed.min.js
  • jquery.hoverIntent.minified.js
  • jquery.dcverticalmegamenu.1.3.js
  • selectnav.js
  • jquery.hoverintent.js
  • jquery.superfish.js
  • block-dynamic-js-layout-front_page-b5d7a53.js
  • ga.js
  • site-pages-background.jpg
  • headway-imported-image.png
  • pinterest-footer-icon-48x48.png
  • facebook-footer-icon-48x48.png
  • linkedin-footer-icon-48x48.png
  • wedding-expo-logo.png
  • WE_MainbannerNew2.jpg
  • search-icon-new.png
  • for-our-exhibitors-arrow-home-page-new.jpg
  • johannesburg-exhibitors-button.gif
  • cape-town-exhibitors-button.gif
  • durban-exhibitors-button.gif
  • for-our-brides-arrow-home-page-new.jpg
  • johannesburg-visitors-button.gif
  • cape-town-visitors-button.gif
  • durban-visitors-button.gif
  • FB-2016-1.jpg
  • Buy-tickets.jpg
  • WE_Cakechallenge.jpg
  • WE_CityLogo3.jpg
  • WE_CityLogo-Cape-Town-20161.jpg
  • WE_CityLogo2.jpg
  • Jnb.jpg
  • Bakels-Logo-plain-hig-res-page-001.jpg
  • The-Cake-Genie-300x203.jpg
  • de-hoek.gif
  • pic.jpg
  • home-page.gif
  • 205x205_MiWay-logo.png
  • Untitled-design.png
  • WE_BDZ.gif
  • March-2016-205x205.jpg
  • Advertise-here-banners2-7.jpg
  • Click-here-Daily-News.jpg
  • Advertise-here2.jpg
  • De-Hoek-Feb-2014-12-354x378.jpg
  • __utm.gif
  • collect
  • SUM_Cover_MED_RES-354x378.jpg
  • MSC-Sinfonia-3-354x378.jpg
  • Amanda-Cunningham_MD-354x378.jpg
  • 2014-2015-recipient-of-the-PMR.Africa-Diamond-Arrow-Award-in-the-1000-to-5000-square-metre-exhibition-category..png
  • AAXO-Approved-button.jpg
  • Preferred-Media-Partner.jpg
  • White-for-website.png
  • pinterest-footer-icon.png
  • facebook-footer-icon.png
  • linkedin-footer-icon.png
  • back-to-top-footer-icon.png

Our browser made a total of 73 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 95% of them (69 requests) were addressed to the original Wedding-expo.co.za, 3% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 1% (1 request) were made to Fonts.googleapis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (3.9 sec) belongs to the original domain Wedding-expo.co.za.

Additional info on wedding-expo.co.za

Requests

The browser has sent 71 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Wedding Expo. 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 9 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

14

Javascripts

48

Images

9

CSS

71

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

48

Images

1

CSS

21

Optimized

50

All

Normal result

IP address

Wedding-expo.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

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DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

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129.232.249.229 57
NS

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ns1.host-h.net 60
NS

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ns2.dns-h.com 60
NS

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ns2.host-h.net 60
NS

wedding-expo.co.za

ns1.dns-h.com 60

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 Wedding-expo.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 Wedding-expo.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

Wedding-expo.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

Country of origin for 92.1% of all visits is South Africa. It’s good for Wedding-expo.co.za that their server is also located in South Africa, as that enables the majority of their visitors to benefit from a much faster page load time.

Good result

Good result

Social Sharing Optimization

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