Report Summary

  • 0

    Performance

  • 87

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 67% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    56% of websites

  • 83

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    46% of websites

foodreview.co.za

SA Food Review - Journal for food and beverage manufacturers

Page Load Speed

5.2 sec in total

First Response

1.2 sec

Resources Loaded

3.8 sec

Page Rendered

204 ms

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About Website

Click here to check amazing Food Review content for South Africa. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about foodreview.co.za

Food Review informs readers about the introduction of new ingredients, equipment, products and packs, and provides objective commentary on local and international market trends and issues, as well as ...

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Key Findings

We analyzed Foodreview.co.za page load time and found that the first response time was 1.2 sec and then it took 4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 60% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

foodreview.co.za performance score

0

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value6.9 s

1/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value34.4 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value19.0 s

0/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value6,140 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value1.297

1/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value30.9 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

foodreview.co.za

1173 ms

bootstrap.min.css

1096 ms

bootstrap-responsive.css

780 ms

style.css

523 ms

jquery.min.js

1282 ms

Our browser made a total of 42 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 38% of them (16 requests) were addressed to the original Foodreview.co.za, 12% (5 requests) were made to S3.amazonaws.com and 12% (5 requests) were made to Pagead2.googlesyndication.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.3 sec) belongs to the original domain Foodreview.co.za.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 476.4 kB (37%)

Content Size

1.3 MB

After Optimization

797.3 kB

In fact, the total size of Foodreview.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. 40% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 563.5 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-68%

Potential reduce by 10.1 kB

  • Original 14.9 kB
  • After minification 14.1 kB
  • After compression 4.8 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 10.1 kB or 68% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-6%

Potential reduce by 34.2 kB

  • Original 563.5 kB
  • After minification 529.3 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. Food Review images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-57%

Potential reduce by 312.8 kB

  • Original 551.0 kB
  • After minification 550.7 kB
  • After compression 238.2 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 312.8 kB or 57% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-83%

Potential reduce by 119.3 kB

  • Original 144.3 kB
  • After minification 136.4 kB
  • After compression 25.0 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. Foodreview.co.za needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 119.3 kB or 83% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 20 (53%)

Requests Now

38

After Optimization

18

The browser has sent 38 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Food Review. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 15 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 7 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

foodreview.co.za accessibility score

87

Accessibility Issues

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

High

Links do not have a discernible 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

foodreview.co.za best practices score

83

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

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

foodreview.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

    N/A

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Foodreview.co.za can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. Our system also found out that Foodreview.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 Food Review. 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: