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quartex.co.za: Quartex - Innovation. Information. Excellence

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Page load speed analysis

  • 8/100

    Poor result
  • 3

    Successful tests
  • 5

    Failed tests
  • First response

    766 ms

  • Resources loaded

    5.4 sec

  • Page rendered

    131 ms

  • Total page load time

    6.3 sec

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We analyzed Quartex.co.za page load time and found that the first response time was 766 ms and then it took 5.5 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 75% of websites can load faster. This domain responded with an error, which can significantly jeopardize Quartex.co.za rating and web reputation

Page optimization

  • HTML 12.9 kB
    Images 283.6 kB
    Javascripts 580.9 kB
    CSS 142.4 kB

    In fact, the total size of Quartex.co.za main page is 1.0 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. 15% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 580.9 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 12.9 kB
    • After minification 12.1 kB
    • After compression 3.5 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. 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 9.4 kB or 73% of the original size.

    • Original 283.6 kB
    • After optimization 223.7 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. Obviously, Quartex needs image optimization as it can save up to 59.9 kB or 21% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 580.9 kB
    • After minification 439.1 kB
    • After compression 123.7 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 457.2 kB or 79% of the original size.

    • Original 142.4 kB
    • After minification 121.1 kB
    • After compression 22.1 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. Quartex.co.za needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 120.3 kB or 84% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • quartex.co.za
  • www.quartex.co.za
  • style.css
  • Top_2ndNavi.css
  • blog.css
  • css
  • css
  • flexslider.css
  • tabs.css
  • jcarousel.css
  • jquery-ui-1.10.0.custom.css
  • jquery-1.9.0.js
  • QuartexProductLicensing.js
  • jquery-ui-1.10.0.custom.min.js
  • jquery.flexslider.js
  • css@family=Lobster_7CLobster+Two
  • logo1.png
  • slider-img-2.jpg
  • slider-img-1.jpg
  • slider-img-3.jpg
  • slider-img-4.jpg
  • slider-img-5.jpg
  • slider-img-6.jpg
  • tail.png
  • umbraco.png
  • ga.js
  • PTS55F-webfont.woff
  • __utm.gif
  • PTS55F-webfont.ttf
  • bg_control_nav.png
  • bg_direction_nav.png
  • PTS55F-webfont.svg

Our browser made a total of 32 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 88% of them (28 requests) were addressed to the original Quartex.co.za, 6% (2 requests) were made to Fonts.googleapis.com and 6% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2.4 sec) belongs to the original domain Quartex.co.za.

Additional info on quartex.co.za

Requests

The browser has sent 26 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Quartex. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 5 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 9 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

5

Javascripts

12

Images

9

CSS

26

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

12

Images

1

CSS

12

Optimized

14

All

Poor result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.quartex.co.za/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Quartex.co.za uses IP address which is currently shared with 1 other domain. 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.

Normal result

IP Trace

quartex.co.za

umlalazi.org.za

129.232.163.186

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

quartex.co.za

129.232.163.186 7199
NS

quartex.co.za

ns2.host-h.net 7199
NS

quartex.co.za

ns1.host-h.net 7199
NS

quartex.co.za

ns1.dns-h.com 7199
SOA

quartex.co.za

7199 Mname: ns1.host-h.net
Rname: postmaster.your-server.co.za
Serial: 2014010801
Refresh: 86400
Retry: 1800
Expire: 3600000
Minimum-ttl: 86400

Language and encoding

Poor result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

N/A  language flag

Claimed

Encoding

ISO-8859-1

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Quartex.co.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 Quartex.co.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.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Quartex.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.

Normal result

Visitor World Map

The server of Quartex.co.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.

Good result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

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