capegateway.gov.za: Western Cape Government
The Western Cape Government works closely with national government and municipalities in the Western Cape to ensure that citizens of the province have access to services, facilities and information th...
Page load speed analysis
Total page load time
In fact, the total size of Capegateway.gov.za main page is 1.2 kB. This result falls within the top 5000 of lightweight and thus fast loading web pages. Only a small number of websites need less resources to load. HTML takes 1.2 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.
Original 1.2 kB
After minification 1.2 kB
After compression 672 B
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 515 B or 43% of the original size.
Network requests diagram
Our browser made a total of 1 request to load all elements on the main page. We found that all of those requests were addressed to Capegateway.gov.za and no external sources were called. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (5 sec) belongs to the original domain Capegateway.gov.za.
Additional info on capegateway.gov.za
Capegateway.gov.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.
Language and encoding
Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Capegateway.gov.za 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 Capegateway.gov.za main page’s claimed encoding is iso-8859-1. Changing it to UTF-8 can be a good choice, as this format is commonly used for encoding all over the web and thus their visitors won’t have any troubles with symbol transcription or reading.
Capegateway.gov.za has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.
Visitor World Map
The server of Capegateway.gov.za is located in South Africa, 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.
Social Sharing Optimization
Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Cape Gateway Gov. 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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