Report Summary

  • 20

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    38% of other websites

  • 77

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 45% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 83

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    46% of websites

debtsage.co.za

Debt Sage | Debt Counselling and Consolidation - Debt Advice

Page Load Speed

11.1 sec in total

First Response

825 ms

Resources Loaded

9.1 sec

Page Rendered

1.2 sec

debtsage.co.za screenshot

About Website

Click here to check amazing Debt Sage content. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about debtsage.co.za

Debt Sage offers debt advice, debt counselling, debt review, debt consolidation and many more services. We don't just solve debt problems, we rebuild lives.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Debtsage.co.za page load time and found that the first response time was 825 ms and then it took 10.3 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 85% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

debtsage.co.za performance score

20

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value5.3 s

7/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value12.5 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value15.5 s

0/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value1,080 ms

24/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.146

77/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value15.2 s

7/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

debtsage.co.za

825 ms

debtsage.co.za

983 ms

www.debtsage.co.za

995 ms

www.debtsage.co.za

2093 ms

jquery.js

483 ms

Our browser made a total of 77 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 64% of them (49 requests) were addressed to the original Debtsage.co.za, 9% (7 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com and 6% (5 requests) were made to Google.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (2.9 sec) belongs to the original domain Debtsage.co.za.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 519.3 kB (36%)

Content Size

1.4 MB

After Optimization

908.9 kB

In fact, the total size of Debtsage.co.za main page is 1.4 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. 80% of websites need less resources to load and that’s why Accessify’s recommendations for optimization and resource minification can be helpful for this project. Images take 731.5 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-79%

Potential reduce by 48.6 kB

  • Original 61.5 kB
  • After minification 54.6 kB
  • After compression 12.9 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. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 6.9 kB, which is 11% 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 48.6 kB or 79% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-1%

Potential reduce by 7.1 kB

  • Original 731.5 kB
  • After minification 724.4 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. Debt Sage images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-63%

Potential reduce by 177.9 kB

  • Original 283.5 kB
  • After minification 283.5 kB
  • After compression 105.7 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. It is highly recommended that all JavaScript files should be compressed and minified as it can save up to 177.9 kB or 63% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-81%

Potential reduce by 285.8 kB

  • Original 351.6 kB
  • After minification 335.4 kB
  • After compression 65.8 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. Debtsage.co.za needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 285.8 kB or 81% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 28 (45%)

Requests Now

62

After Optimization

34

The browser has sent 62 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Debt Sage. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 20 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 10 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

debtsage.co.za accessibility score

77

Accessibility Issues

ARIA

These are opportunities to improve the usage of ARIA in your application which may enhance the experience for users of assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

[aria-*] attributes do not match their roles

High

Elements with an ARIA [role] that require children to contain a specific [role] are missing some or all of those required children.

Names and labels

These are opportunities to improve the semantics of the controls in your application. This may enhance the experience for users of assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

Buttons do not have an accessible name

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.

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order

Best Practices

debtsage.co.za best practices score

75

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

High

Includes front-end JavaScript libraries with known security vulnerabilities

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

debtsage.co.za SEO score

83

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Content Best Practices

Format your HTML in a way that enables crawlers to better understand your app’s content.

Impact

Issue

High

Links do not have descriptive text

Crawling and Indexing

To appear in search results, crawlers need access to your app.

Impact

Issue

High

Links are not crawlable

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 Debtsage.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 Debtsage.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.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Debt Sage. 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: