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Page load speed analysis

  • 43/100

    Normal result
  • 4

    Successful tests
  • 4

    Failed tests
  • First response

    6.2 sec

  • Resources loaded

    13.4 sec

  • Page rendered

    427 ms

  • Total page load time

    20 sec

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We analyzed 3g.co.za page load time and found that the first response time was 6.2 sec and then it took 13.8 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 115.5 kB
    Images 228.9 kB
    Javascripts 515.6 kB
    CSS 134.7 kB

    In fact, the total size of 3g.co.za main page is 994.6 kB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 45% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 515.6 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 115.5 kB
    • After minification 110.5 kB
    • After compression 16.9 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 98.6 kB or 85% of the original size.

    • Original 228.9 kB
    • After optimization 185.7 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, 3G needs image optimization as it can save up to 43.1 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 515.6 kB
    • After minification 476.7 kB
    • After compression 136.1 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 379.4 kB or 74% of the original size.

    • Original 134.7 kB
    • After minification 103.6 kB
    • After compression 22.9 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. 3g.co.za needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 111.8 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • 3g.co.za
  • mootools-core.js
  • core.js
  • caption.js
  • mootools-more.js
  • s5_ls_fade.js
  • jd.gallery.js
  • jd.gallery.transitions.js
  • css
  • s5_flex_menu.js
  • s5_flex_menu.css
  • system.css
  • general.css
  • template_default.css
  • template.css
  • com_content.css
  • editor.css
  • thirdparty.css
  • multibox.css
  • ajax.css
  • overlay.js
  • multibox.js
  • s5_font_adjuster.js
  • s5_responsive_bars.css
  • s5_responsive_hide_classes.css
  • s5_responsive.css
  • s5_info_slide.css
  • s5_info_slide.js
  • css
  • s5_responsive_mobile_bar.js
  • s5_accordion_menu.js
  • lazy_load.js
  • s5_columns_equalizer.js
  • system.css
  • s5_background.png
  • menu_light.png
  • search_light.png
  • goava_32x32.png
  • 3G_logo.png
  • loading.gif
  • rCell500_slide.jpg
  • rCell100_slide.jpg
  • xyfi_slide.jpg
  • goava_price_slide.jpg
  • Call_Centre_infoslide.jpg
  • Router_infoslide.jpg
  • Modems_infoslide.jpg
  • printButton.png
  • lXoKq2PC8Z_S1wl-BwvrB-vvDin1pK8aKteLpeZ5c0A.ttf
  • background.png
  • facebook.png
  • google.png
  • twitter.png
  • rss.png
  • s5_search.png
  • s5_ls.css
  • s5_menu_bg.png
  • gk5FxslNkTTHtojXrkp-xEb5azEPpng8GbF4Y4e4kqzr7w4p9aSvGirXi6XmeXNA.ttf
  • s5_top_row1.png
  • latest-news
  • s5_scroll_arrow.png
  • ga.js
  • s5_menu_arrow.png
  • s5_acc_r_parent.png
  • arrow.png
  • __utm.gif
  • loading-bar-black.gif
  • fleche1.png
  • fleche2.png
  • style10.css.php
  • sptab.js
  • template.css

Our browser made a total of 72 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 92% of them (66 requests) were addressed to the original 3g.co.za, 3% (2 requests) were made to Fonts.googleapis.com and 3% (2 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (6.2 sec) belongs to the original domain 3g.co.za.

Additional info on 3g.co.za

Requests

The browser has sent 69 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of 3G. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 18 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 20 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

18

Javascripts

30

Images

20

CSS

1

AJAX

69

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

15

Images

1

CSS

1

AJAX

51

Optimized

18

All

Normal result

IP address

3g.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

3g.co.za

goava.net

exoticsystems.3g.co.za

xyfi.advinne.com

shop.advinne.com

138.201.196.77

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

3g.co.za

138.201.196.77 14400
NS

3g.co.za

ns1.advinne.com 14400
NS

3g.co.za

ns2.advinne.com 14400
SOA

3g.co.za

3600 Mname: ns1.advinne.com
Rname: root.advinne.com
Serial: 2019061100
Refresh: 1800
Retry: 3600
Expire: 7200
Minimum-ttl: 3600
MX

3g.co.za

mail.3g.co.za 14400 Pri: 10

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 3g.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 3g.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

3g.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

Country of origin for 99.2% of all visits is South Africa. It lies approximately 5620 miles away from the server location (Germany) 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 3g.co.za page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to South Africa 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 3G. 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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