Report Summary

  • 33

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    53% of other websites

  • 73

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 39% of websites

  • 75

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    36% of websites

  • 84

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    53% of websites

ecobabyco.co.za

The ecoBaby Company

Page Load Speed

35.9 sec in total

First Response

3.7 sec

Resources Loaded

31 sec

Page Rendered

1.2 sec

ecobabyco.co.za screenshot

About Website

Welcome to ecobabyco.co.za homepage info - get ready to check EcoBaby Co best content right away, or after learning these important things about ecobabyco.co.za

We're an online baby boutique bringing you products that cherish your baby's health, understand your needs, and are not harmful to our beautiful planet.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Ecobabyco.co.za page load time and found that the first response time was 3.7 sec and then it took 32.2 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 95% of websites can load faster. Unfortunately, there was 1 request timeout, which can generally increase the web page load time, as the browser stays idle while waiting for website response.

Performance Metrics

ecobabyco.co.za performance score

33

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.9 s

24/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value14.9 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value12.5 s

3/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value570 ms

52/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.091

92/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value15.8 s

6/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

www.ecobabyco.co.za

3726 ms

css

145 ms

css

241 ms

css

257 ms

validationEngine.jquery.css

2051 ms

Our browser made a total of 133 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 89% of them (119 requests) were addressed to the original Ecobabyco.co.za, 5% (7 requests) were made to Fonts.googleapis.com and 5% (6 requests) were made to Fonts.gstatic.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (20 sec) relates to the external source Ecobaby.vertexcentral.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.7 MB (56%)

Content Size

3.1 MB

After Optimization

1.4 MB

In fact, the total size of Ecobabyco.co.za main page is 3.1 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 1.0 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-86%

Potential reduce by 148.8 kB

  • Original 172.4 kB
  • After minification 149.0 kB
  • After compression 23.6 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 23.5 kB, which is 14% 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 148.8 kB or 86% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-4%

Potential reduce by 41.5 kB

  • Original 963.0 kB
  • After minification 921.6 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. EcoBaby Co images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-74%

Potential reduce by 756.5 kB

  • Original 1.0 MB
  • After minification 929.4 kB
  • After compression 268.8 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 756.5 kB or 74% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 767.5 kB

  • Original 915.6 kB
  • After minification 769.5 kB
  • After compression 148.0 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. Ecobabyco.co.za needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 767.5 kB or 84% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 67 (54%)

Requests Now

125

After Optimization

58

The browser has sent 125 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of EcoBaby 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 32 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 37 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

ecobabyco.co.za accessibility score

73

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 input fields do not have accessible names

High

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

High

[role]s are not contained by their required parent element

High

ARIA toggle fields do not have accessible names

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

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

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

High

Links do not have a discernible name

Tables and lists

These are opportunities to improve the experience of reading tabular or list data using assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

List items (<li>) are not contained within <ul> or <ol> parent elements.

Best Practices

ecobabyco.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

ecobabyco.co.za SEO score

84

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Crawling and Indexing

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

Impact

Issue

High

Links are not crawlable

Content Best Practices

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

Impact

Issue

High

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

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 Ecobabyco.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 Ecobabyco.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 EcoBaby 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: