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Today, the South African Chefs Association (SACA) is recognised as the authority on food in South Africa. SACA is a professional culinary association of over 4 000members, with five established branch...

Page load speed analysis

  • 56/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    781 ms

  • Resources loaded

    7.6 sec

  • Page rendered

    698 ms

  • Total page load time

    9.1 sec

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We analyzed Saca.co.za page load time and found that the first response time was 781 ms and then it took 8.3 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 85% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 27.8 kB
    Images 3.9 MB
    Javascripts 678.2 kB
    CSS 261.4 kB

    In fact, the total size of Saca.co.za main page is 4.9 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. 40% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 3.9 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 27.8 kB
    • After minification 22.2 kB
    • After compression 5.8 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 5.6 kB, which is 20% 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 22.0 kB or 79% of the original size.

    • Original 3.9 MB
    • After optimization 3.2 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. Obviously, SACA needs image optimization as it can save up to 729.2 kB or 19% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 678.2 kB
    • After minification 540.3 kB
    • After compression 165.1 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 513.2 kB or 76% of the original size.

    • Original 261.4 kB
    • After minification 257.1 kB
    • After compression 44.7 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. Saca.co.za needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 216.7 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • saca.co.za
  • www.saca.co.za
  • styles.css
  • closelabel.gif

Our browser made a total of 74 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 86% of them (64 requests) were addressed to the original Saca.co.za, 3% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 3% (2 requests) were made to Youtube.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (4.3 sec) belongs to the original domain Saca.co.za.

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Requests

The browser has sent 70 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of SACA. 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 as a result speed up the page load time.

12

Javascripts

53

Images

3

CSS

2

AJAX

70

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

53

Images

3

CSS

2

AJAX

11

Optimized

59

All

Normal result

Redirects

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

IP address

Saca.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

saca.co.za

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smu.ac.za

41.203.16.84

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

saca.co.za

41.203.16.84 7199
NS

saca.co.za

ns1.host-h.net 7199
NS

saca.co.za

ns1.dns-h.com 7199
NS

saca.co.za

ns2.host-h.net 7199
SOA

saca.co.za

7199 Mname: ns1.host-h.net
Rname: postmaster.your-server.co.za
Serial: 2012113001
Refresh: 86400
Retry: 1800
Expire: 3600000
Minimum-ttl: 86400

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

EN en 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 Saca.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 Saca.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

Saca.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 88.4% of all visits is South Africa. It’s good for Saca.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

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

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