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childmag.co.za: Home | Child Magazine

South Africa's largest parenting magazine. Making parenting easier and a lot more fun from pregnancy through to the early teens.

Page load speed analysis

  • 60/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    1.1 sec

  • Resources loaded

    14.1 sec

  • Page rendered

    333 ms

  • Total page load time

    15.6 sec

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We analyzed Childmag.co.za page load time and found that the first response time was 1.1 sec and then it took 14.4 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 128.6 kB
    Images 118.3 kB
    Javascripts 280.6 kB
    CSS 203.8 kB

    In fact, the total size of Childmag.co.za main page is 731.4 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. 35% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 280.6 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 128.6 kB
    • After minification 123.2 kB
    • After compression 25.4 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 103.1 kB or 80% of the original size.

    • Original 118.3 kB
    • After optimization 111.8 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. Child Mag images are well optimized though.

    • Original 280.6 kB
    • After minification 236.7 kB
    • After compression 74.5 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 206.1 kB or 73% of the original size.

    • Original 203.8 kB
    • After minification 176.7 kB
    • After compression 31.8 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. Childmag.co.za needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 172.0 kB or 84% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • childmag.co.za
  • www.childmag.co.za
  • book.css
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  • jquery.timeentry.css
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  • bg.gif
  • logo.gif
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  • The%20Cavern.jpg
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  • header_sub_menu_bg.gif
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  • input_bg.gif
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  • footer_logo.gif
  • ga.js
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  • __utm.gif

Our browser made a total of 89 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 92% of them (82 requests) were addressed to the original Childmag.co.za, 3% (3 requests) were made to Ads.childmag.co.za and 2% (2 requests) were made to Assets.pinterest.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (9 sec) belongs to the original domain Childmag.co.za.

Additional info on childmag.co.za

Requests

The browser has sent 87 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Child Mag. 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 28 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

5

Javascripts

54

Images

28

CSS

87

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

35

Images

1

CSS

50

Optimized

37

All

Normal result

Redirects

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

IP address

Childmag.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

childmag.co.za

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196.40.97.228

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

childmag.co.za

196.40.97.228 399
NS

childmag.co.za

ns2.host-h.net 7200
NS

childmag.co.za

ns1.host-h.net 7200
NS

childmag.co.za

ns1.dns-h.com 7200
SOA

childmag.co.za

7200 Mname: ns1.host-h.net
Rname: postmaster.your-server.co.za
Serial: 2020043001
Refresh: 86400
Retry: 1800
Expire: 3600000
Minimum-ttl: 86400

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 Childmag.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 Childmag.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

Childmag.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 42.8% of all visits is South Africa. It’s good for Childmag.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 Child Mag. 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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