Report Summary

  • 18

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    34% of other websites

  • 88

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 69% of websites

  • 67

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    24% of websites

  • 98

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    92% of websites

desertcart.co.ke

Online Shopping for International Brands & Products in Nairobi Kenya | Desertcart | Find Anything

Page Load Speed

2.8 sec in total

First Response

186 ms

Resources Loaded

1.5 sec

Page Rendered

1.1 sec

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About Website

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Key Findings

We analyzed Desertcart.co.ke page load time and found that the first response time was 186 ms and then it took 2.7 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 50% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

desertcart.co.ke performance score

18

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.4 s

16/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value6.0 s

13/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value57.9 s

0/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value52,630 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.103

89/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value75.4 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

www.desertcart.co.ke

186 ms

js

190 ms

rtg.js

261 ms

tp.widget.bootstrap.min.js

169 ms

188 ms

Our browser made a total of 44 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 2% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Desertcart.co.ke, 50% (22 requests) were made to Cdn.desertcart.com and 7% (3 requests) were made to Artfut.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (613 ms) relates to the external source Artfut.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 220.9 kB (44%)

Content Size

498.8 kB

After Optimization

277.9 kB

In fact, the total size of Desertcart.co.ke main page is 498.8 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. 40% of websites need less resources to load. HTML takes 277.1 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-79%

Potential reduce by 218.3 kB

  • Original 277.1 kB
  • After minification 276.9 kB
  • After compression 58.8 kB

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 218.3 kB or 79% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-0%

Potential reduce by 0 B

  • Original 120.5 kB
  • After minification 120.5 kB

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. Desertcart Co images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-4%

Potential reduce by 2.4 kB

  • Original 61.0 kB
  • After minification 60.9 kB
  • After compression 58.6 kB

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. This website has mostly compressed JavaScripts.

CSS Optimization

-0%

Potential reduce by 173 B

  • Original 40.2 kB
  • After minification 40.2 kB
  • After compression 40.1 kB

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. Desertcart.co.ke has all CSS files already compressed.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 16 (41%)

Requests Now

39

After Optimization

23

The browser has sent 39 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Desertcart Co. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 14 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

desertcart.co.ke accessibility score

88

Accessibility Issues

Contrast

These are opportunities to improve the legibility of your content.

Impact

Issue

High

Background and foreground colors do not have a sufficient contrast ratio.

Best practices

These items highlight common accessibility best practices.

Impact

Issue

High

[user-scalable="no"] is used in the <meta name="viewport"> element or the [maximum-scale] attribute is less than 5.

Best Practices

desertcart.co.ke best practices score

67

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Displays images with incorrect aspect ratio

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Missing source maps for large first-party JavaScript

SEO Factors

desertcart.co.ke SEO score

98

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Mobile Friendly

Make sure your pages are mobile friendly so users don’t have to pinch or zoom in order to read the content pages. [Learn more](https://developers.google.com/search/mobile-sites/).

Impact

Issue

High

Document uses legible font sizes

High

Tap targets are not sized appropriately

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    EN

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

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

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Desertcart Co. 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: