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hydroherbafrica.co.za: Hydro Herb Africa – Hydroponics

Hydro Herb Africa is one of South Africa's leading online Hydroponics stores.We source it all from hydroponic gardening to organic gardening. Come visit us

Page load speed analysis

  • 54/100

    Normal result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    2.8 sec

  • Resources loaded

    17.9 sec

  • Page rendered

    611 ms

  • Total page load time

    21.3 sec

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We analyzed Hydroherbafrica.co.za page load time and found that the first response time was 2.8 sec and then it took 18.5 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 309.0 kB
    Images 2.8 MB
    Javascripts 1.2 MB
    CSS 1.1 MB

    In fact, the total size of Hydroherbafrica.co.za main page is 5.4 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. 85% 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 2.8 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 309.0 kB
    • After minification 294.8 kB
    • After compression 36.2 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 272.8 kB or 88% of the original size.

    • Original 2.8 MB
    • After optimization 2.6 MB

    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. Hydro Herb Africa images are well optimized though.

    • Original 1.2 MB
    • After minification 945.1 kB
    • After compression 276.3 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 883.0 kB or 76% of the original size.

    • Original 1.1 MB
    • After minification 760.0 kB
    • After compression 109.0 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. Hydroherbafrica.co.za needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 969.4 kB or 90% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 221 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 94% of them (208 requests) were addressed to the original Hydroherbafrica.co.za, 2% (5 requests) were made to Fonts.googleapis.com and 2% (4 requests) were made to Demo2.wpdance.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (4.6 sec) belongs to the original domain Hydroherbafrica.co.za.

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Requests

The browser has sent 216 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Hydro Herb Africa. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 46 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 36 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

46

Javascripts

132

Images

36

CSS

2

AJAX

216

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

117

Images

1

CSS

2

AJAX

95

Optimized

121

All

Normal result

IP address

Hydroherbafrica.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

hydroherbafrica.co.za

loumessugo.com

vocalist.org.uk

childrenarewelcome.co.uk

smiledog.me

35.214.121.54

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

hydroherbafrica.co.za

35.214.121.54 300
NS

hydroherbafrica.co.za

ns1.uk1005.siteground.eu 300
NS

hydroherbafrica.co.za

ns2.uk1005.siteground.eu 300
SOA

hydroherbafrica.co.za

300 Mname: ns1.uk1005.siteground.eu
Rname: root.uk1005.siteground.eu
Serial: 100010
Refresh: 86400
Retry: 7200
Expire: 3600000
Minimum-ttl: 86400
MX

hydroherbafrica.co.za

mail.hydroherbafrica.co.za 300 Pri: 10

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 Hydroherbafrica.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 Hydroherbafrica.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

Hydroherbafrica.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.

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Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 84.8% of all visits is South Africa. It lies approximately 10410 miles away from the server location (United States) and such a long distance can negatively affect website speed, as it takes some time for data to travel back and forth between those places. That’s why one of the best ways to speed up Hydroherbafrica.co.za page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to South Africa or just closer to the user base.

Poor result

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Social Sharing Optimization

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