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car4u.com.pk: Car4u - The Leading Education and Motoring Services Website

Car4u is the leading car sales and driving education website in Pakistan specializing in driving education, used car sales, car rental, car insurance and car finance.

Page load speed analysis

  • 47/100

    Normal result
  • 4

    Successful tests
  • 4

    Failed tests
  • First response

    1.6 sec

  • Resources loaded

    3.1 sec

  • Page rendered

    247 ms

  • Total page load time

    5 sec

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We analyzed Car4u.com.pk page load time and found that the first response time was 1.6 sec and then it took 3.3 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 55% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 83.1 kB
    Images 815.6 kB
    Javascripts 33.1 kB
    CSS 266.9 kB

    In fact, the total size of Car4u.com.pk main page is 1.2 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. 55% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 815.6 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 83.1 kB
    • After minification 72.7 kB
    • After compression 12.5 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 10.3 kB, which is 12% 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 70.5 kB or 85% of the original size.

    • Original 815.6 kB
    • After optimization 787.4 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. Car4u images are well optimized though.

    • Original 33.1 kB
    • After minification 27.5 kB
    • After compression 8.2 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 24.9 kB or 75% of the original size.

    • Original 266.9 kB
    • After minification 205.8 kB
    • After compression 41.5 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. Car4u.com.pk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 225.4 kB or 84% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • car4u.com.pk
  • styleNew.css
  • jquery-ui-1.8.16.custom.css
  • buttonJs.css
  • nivo-slider.css
  • SpryValidationSelect.css
  • SpryValidationSelect.js
  • jquery.fancybox.css
  • jquery.fancybox-1.3.4.pack.js
  • jquery.easing-1.4.pack.js
  • jquery.mousewheel-3.0.4.pack.js
  • jquery.min.js
  • jquery.fancybox.js
  • jquery-ui-1.8.13.custom.min.js
  • buttonJs.js
  • stmenu.js
  • stcode.js
  • logo.jpg
  • 724Top.png
  • topImage1.jpg
  • topImage8.jpg
  • topImage7.jpg
  • topImage3.jpg
  • topImage5.jpg
  • topImage4.jpg
  • advert_ins.jpg
  • 724Bottom.png
  • indexImage1.jpg
  • indexImage2.jpg
  • indexImage3.jpg
  • indexImage7.jpg
  • indexImage5.jpg
  • indexImage6.jpg
  • searchSmallTop.png
  • gap10.jpg
  • 1.jpg
  • 2.jpg
  • 8.jpg
  • 0.jpg
  • 6.jpg
  • searchSmallBottom.png
  • 4pxShim.png
  • fullTop.png
  • fullBottom.png
  • sellCar.jpg
  • usedCars.jpg
  • newCars.jpg
  • securitySmall.jpg
  • accident.jpg
  • price_label_litre.jpg
  • lineBreakSmall.jpg
  • all.js
  • price_label.jpg
  • jquery.nivo.slider.pack.js
  • backgroundIndex.png
  • blank.gif
  • buttonBack.png
  • xd_arbiter.php
  • xd_arbiter.php
  • buttonBackOver.png
  • buttonEdgeL.png
  • buttonEdgeOverL.png
  • buttonEdge.png
  • buttonEdgeOver.png
  • arrow_41.gif
  • loading.gif
  • indexLeft.jpg
  • image1.jpg
  • image2.jpg
  • image41.jpg
  • image4.jpg
  • fuelIndexBack.jpg
  • indexContent.jpg
  • routeBack.jpg
  • quick-search2.php
  • uiBtn-bg_inset-soft_75_009900_1x100.png
  • uiBtn-icons_ffffff_256x240.png
  • like.php
  • qeKvIRsJabD.js
  • LVx-xkvaJ0b.png
  • arrows.png
  • bullets.png

Our browser made a total of 83 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 90% of them (75 requests) were addressed to the original Car4u.com.pk, 2% (2 requests) were made to Facebook.com and 2% (2 requests) were made to Staticxx.facebook.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.6 sec) belongs to the original domain Car4u.com.pk.

Additional info on car4u.com.pk

Requests

The browser has sent 81 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Car4u. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 12 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 6 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

12

Javascripts

59

Images

6

CSS

4

AJAX

81

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

59

Images

1

CSS

4

AJAX

16

Optimized

65

All

Normal result

IP address

Car4u.com.pk 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

car4u.com.pk

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91.109.3.42

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

car4u.com.pk

91.109.3.42 10799
NS

car4u.com.pk

ns2.mainnameserver.com 10799
NS

car4u.com.pk

ns.mainnameserver.com 10799
SOA

car4u.com.pk

10799 Mname: ns.mainnameserver.com
Rname: hostmaster.mainnameserver.com
Serial: 2015091441
Refresh: 86400
Retry: 604800
Expire: 2419200
Minimum-ttl: 10800
MX

car4u.com.pk

mail.car4u.com.pk 10799 Pri: 10

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

N/A  language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Car4u.com.pk 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 Car4u.com.pk 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

Car4u.com.pk 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

Country of origin for 51.7% of all visits is Pakistan. It lies approximately 3800 miles away from the server location (United Kingdom) and such a long distance can negatively affect website speed, as it takes some time for data to travel back and forth between those places. That’s why one of the best ways to speed up Car4u.com.pk page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to Pakistan or just closer to the user base.

Poor result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Car4u. 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:

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