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bulksms.co.za: Bulk SMS South Africa | BulkSMS.com

Page load speed analysis

  • 46/100

    Normal result
  • 5

    Successful tests
  • 3

    Failed tests
  • First response

    775 ms

  • Resources loaded

    3.2 sec

  • Page rendered

    685 ms

  • Total page load time

    4.7 sec

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We analyzed Bulksms.co.za page load time and found that the first response time was 775 ms and then it took 3.9 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 60% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 34.1 kB
    Images 245.2 kB
    Javascripts 698.8 kB
    CSS 361.3 kB

    In fact, the total size of Bulksms.co.za main page is 1.3 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. 70% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 698.8 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 34.1 kB
    • After minification 32.2 kB
    • After compression 9.5 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 24.6 kB or 72% of the original size.

    • Original 245.2 kB
    • After optimization 212.7 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, Bulk SMS needs image optimization as it can save up to 32.4 kB or 13% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 698.8 kB
    • After minification 686.1 kB
    • After compression 224.2 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 474.6 kB or 68% of the original size.

    • Original 361.3 kB
    • After minification 353.9 kB
    • After compression 128.2 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. Bulksms.co.za needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 233.2 kB or 65% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • bulksms.co.za
  • bulksms.2way.co.za
  • south-africa
  • normalize.css
  • bootstrap.min.css
  • site-1-1.css
  • featherlight.min.css
  • font-awesome.min.css
  • api.js
  • libs.js
  • jquery-1.11.2.min.js
  • jquery.cookie.min.js
  • geoip2-v2.1.js
  • featherlight.min.js
  • rtg.min.js
  • scripts.js
  • bootstrap.min.js
  • cse.js
  • www.bulksms.com
  • bg.gif
  • buy-envelope.png
  • phone.svg
  • main-bg.jpg
  • bulksms-logo.png
  • nav-bg2.jpg
  • register-icon.png
  • grey-gradient.png
  • test-icon.png
  • icon-api.png
  • icon-sms-web.png
  • icon-messenger.png
  • icon-iphone.png
  • social-round-face.png
  • social-round-twitter.png
  • social-round-linked.png
  • social-round-google.png
  • bulk-bullet.png
  • footer-bg.jpg
  • cse.js
  • fontawesome-webfont.woff
  • recaptcha__en.js
  • analytics.js
  • fbevents.js
  • tab.js
  • conversion.js
  • me
  • lang.php
  • loading.gif
  • bulk-icon6.png
  • anchor
  • jsapi
  • collect
  • styles__ltr.css
  • default+en.css
  • default.css
  • default+en.I.js
  • XIeAEBTR99FHtnz9GJvmJ1XccQZVVixQNk9jb_OO4Io.js
  • webworker.js
  • logo_48.png
  • zN7GBFwfMP4uA6AR0HCoLQ.ttf
  • RxZJdnzeo3R5zSexge8UUaCWcynf_cDxXwCLxiixG1c.ttf
  • default.css
  • async-ads.js
  • google_custom_search_watermark.gif
  • small-logo.png
  • recaptcha__en.js
  • roundtrip.js

Our browser made a total of 71 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 1% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Bulksms.co.za, 56% (40 requests) were made to Bulksms.com and 15% (11 requests) were made to Google.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (775 ms) belongs to the original domain Bulksms.co.za.

Additional info on bulksms.co.za

Requests

The browser has sent 63 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Bulk SMS. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 23 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 8 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

23

Javascripts

27

Images

8

CSS

5

AJAX

63

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

27

Images

1

CSS

5

AJAX

29

Optimized

34

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser reached this domain in two steps. The first redirect led to http://bulksms.2way.co.za/, then it was forwarded to http://www.bulksms.com/countries/s/south-africa, and finally we managed to open this domain. We strongly recommend that the redirects should be reduced, as the more redirects a site has, the slower it loads.

IP address

Bulksms.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

bulksms.co.za

community.bulksms.com

2way.co.za

za.vsms.net

bulksms.2way.co.za

197.157.88.213

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

bulksms.co.za

197.157.88.213 60
NS

bulksms.co.za

ns-278.awsdns-34.com 60
NS

bulksms.co.za

ns-949.awsdns-54.net 60
NS

bulksms.co.za

ns-1131.awsdns-13.org 60
NS

bulksms.co.za

ns-1771.awsdns-29.co.uk 60

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

N/A  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 Bulksms.co.za can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Unfortunately we cannot identify language used on the page (probably there is a mix of languages, too little text or something else), while the claimed language is English. Our system also found out that Bulksms.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

Bulksms.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 Bulksms.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 Bulk SMS. 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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