Report Summary

  • 18

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    38% of other websites

  • 84

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 65% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    65% of websites

  • 79

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    48% of websites

mediclinic.co.za

Mediclinic Southern Africa | Private Hospitals In South Africa & Namibia - Mediclinic Southern Africa

Page Load Speed

5.3 sec in total

First Response

591 ms

Resources Loaded

4.5 sec

Page Rendered

245 ms

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About Website

Visit mediclinic.co.za now to see the best up-to-date Mediclinic content for India and also check out these interesting facts you probably never knew about mediclinic.co.za

Mediclinic Southern Africa operates 52 hospitals, eight sub-acute & specialised hospitals, 10 Day Clinics and mental health services in South Africa and Namibia.

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Key Findings

We analyzed Mediclinic.co.za page load time and found that the first response time was 591 ms and then it took 4.7 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 65% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

mediclinic.co.za performance score

18

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.0 s

24/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value12.0 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value13.5 s

2/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value74,280 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.018

100/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value123.4 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

mediclinic.co.za

591 ms

www.mediclinic.co.za

581 ms

default.aspx

1463 ms

pageLayouts.css

467 ms

core.css

1604 ms

Our browser made a total of 45 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 93% of them (42 requests) were addressed to the original Mediclinic.co.za, 4% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com and 2% (1 request) were made to Dnn506yrbagrg.cloudfront.net. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.7 sec) belongs to the original domain Mediclinic.co.za.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 560.2 kB (49%)

Content Size

1.1 MB

After Optimization

575.5 kB

In fact, the total size of Mediclinic.co.za main page is 1.1 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. 30% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 505.9 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-78%

Potential reduce by 70.8 kB

  • Original 90.9 kB
  • After minification 85.1 kB
  • After compression 20.1 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 70.8 kB or 78% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-5%

Potential reduce by 20.5 kB

  • Original 422.3 kB
  • After minification 401.9 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. Mediclinic images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-73%

Potential reduce by 370.9 kB

  • Original 505.9 kB
  • After minification 451.7 kB
  • After compression 135.0 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 370.9 kB or 73% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-84%

Potential reduce by 98.1 kB

  • Original 116.6 kB
  • After minification 92.3 kB
  • After compression 18.5 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. Mediclinic.co.za needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 98.1 kB or 84% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 19 (46%)

Requests Now

41

After Optimization

22

The browser has sent 41 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Mediclinic. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 12 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 4 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

mediclinic.co.za accessibility score

84

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.

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

[id] attributes on active, focusable elements are not unique

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

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

mediclinic.co.za best practices score

83

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

Missing source maps for large first-party JavaScript

SEO Factors

mediclinic.co.za SEO score

79

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

High

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

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

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 Mediclinic.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 Mediclinic.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 Mediclinic. 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: